Skip to main content

August 2012

Bid to move Corrib truck 'farcical'

By: 
Herald.ie

Efforts to move a jack-knifed 160-ton truck carrying machinery for a controversial gas project are farcical, campaigners have claimed.

As the 40m (131ft) vehicle continues to block a road in Co Mayo, protesters against Shell's Corrib scheme said it will take a miracle to move it.

Posted Date: 
1 August 2012

News release: Willie Corduff arrested as Shell's tunnel machine fiasco escalates

News release - Issued by Shell to Sea
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

WILLIE CORDUFF ARRESTED AS SHELL’S TUNNEL MACHINE FIASCO ESCALATES

-- Use of Glenamoy Road not permitted in Traffic Management Plan --

Rossport resident Willie Corduff has been arrested close to where a truck carrying a 160-tonne section of Shell’s tunnel boring machine has become stuck at Glenamoy Bridge in north Co Mayo.

Residents were right about Shell noise

By: 
Áine Ryan

Residents were right about Shell noise levels

Residents were right about Shell noise levels

Áine Ryan

Posted Date: 
1 August 2012

Midwest Radio Lunchtime News on TBM blockage

By: 
Midwest Radio

Listen to the Midwest Radio Lunchtime News on the 31st July when they report the blockage by Shell's tunnelling machine of Glenamoy crossroads.  Play News Report

Posted Date: 
1 August 2012

Residents were right about Shell noise levels

By: 
Áine Ryan - Mayo News

THE Department of Environment has confirmed that high-pitch noises emanating from works on the controversial Corrib Gas project in north-west Mayo exceeded permitted levels.

Posted Date: 
1 August 2012