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Rossport Solidarity Camp - May update 2011

Hello there! Greetings from Mayo, here's the latest news.

1. Party Against the Pipe festival 4-6th June

2. Update on Camp

3. Update on actions against Shell

4. Other events

5. Wish list

1. Party Against the Pipe festival 4-6th June

Come & join us for the June Bank Holiday weekend. The ‘Party Against The Pipe’ will feature an eclectic mix of music, performance, art, children’s activities , celebrating a decade of resistance to the Corrib gas project. This event is open to all supporters of the Shell to Sea campaign. Party Against The Pipe is a family-friendly, not-for-profit event, with a suggested donation of just €20 and free camping. There are special buses organised from across the country, please book your seat now! Check out partyagainstthepipe.wordpress.com for all festival information.

2. Urgent call out for help setting up for the Party

The Rossport Solidarity Camp suffered badly in the storm force winds that hit us early Monday morning (gusts of 144kph were recorded in nearby Belmullet). The storm caused a fair amount of damage, with 2 marquees getting blown down. We really need help to prepare for the Party against the Pipe so if you have time to spare, do come up & lend a hand.

3. Actions against Shell & report from May day gathering

Yet again, another month of continuous successful actions against Shell, come up & get involved! We can give basic direct action training and a legal briefing so this is a perfect place to start if you are a complete beginner wanting to get involved...

http://www.indymedia.ie/article/99875

http://www.indymedia.ie/article/99877

http://www.indymedia.ie/article/99845

http://www.indymedia.ie/article/99809

http://www.indymedia.ie/article/99686

http://www.wsm.ie/c/shell-bog-road-rossport-solidarity-camp

There are also almost daily mass tresspasses on to the Shell compound.

4. Other events

Afri talk 'From Bhopal to Erris'

Speakers from the Choctaw Nation, Guatemala and India http://www.indymedia.ie/article/99866

The Shell to Sea national meeting took place in Dublin, the next one is planned for late summer.

5. Wish list
1 PA
3 D.I's
1 mixing desk
1 Bass Amps
3 Guitar Amps
7 monitors
10 mics, stands & leads
Generators (Diesel if possible)
pallets
plywood
canvas
tarps
blankets
carpet
bikes & tools
firewood
election posters
wheelie bins
building timber
People

Posted Date: 
30 May 2011