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New 'Vikings' plunder Ireland's gas reserves

CELTIC LEAGUE - PRESS INFORMATIONNEW 'VIKINGS' PLUNDER IRELAND'S GAS RESERVESNorway has something of a 'squeaky clean' International reputationand tends to be a world leader when it comes to social welfare provisionand gas industry extracted by the Norwegian State for the pensionsof its citizens - amounts to a staggering NOK 1,784 trillion (aboutUSD 291 billion) by the end of 2006. This is equivalent to 220.6 billiona quarter of a million households in Ireland suffer fuel poverty.Many of those affected are pensioners.In this context there is something grotesque about Irish police beingdeployed to baton protesters whilst the countries resources are stolen.Perhaps Norway's 'squeaky clean' persona is not all it seems!J B MoffattDirector of InformationCeltic League10/03/07The Celtic League has branches in the six Celtic Countries. It worksto promote cooperation between these countries and campaigns on abroad range of political, cultural and environmental matters. It highlightshuman rights abuse, monitors all military activity and focuses onsocio-economic issues.TEL (UK)01624 877918 MOBILE (UK)07624 491609Internet site athttp://www.manxman. co.im/cleaguehttp://groups. yahoo.com/ group/celtic_ league/

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10 March 2007 - 6:42pm