"The government has relinquished control over the offshore areas of our industry. Norway was tough regarding oil companies from the start. You now have an almost embarrassingly large pension fund. The situation for Irish communities, however, is as in Ogoniland in Nigeria - oil is a curse,”
Gardaí in North West Mayo routinely harass people in the area with video cameras (as well as violence), however they don't like it so much when the camera is turned on them.
One point to note is how often the Gardaí switch their numbers. The Garda whose on camera at 2:57 is a particularly violent Garda. In this video his Garda number is GA454. Five days after this video was taken he was wearing MY218 and assaulted 3 peaceful protesters.