"The Government have clearly sent the message to Shell, ‘you can do whatever you want’. Fortunately due to protest, the refinery remains unconnected to the gas field. If, as Shell planned, gas had been flowing by now, we would potentially all be dealing with a gas leak and explosion.”
WEDNESDAY 24/08/2005 16:18:43 UTV Online
The Rossport Five have accused Mayo County Council of being a 'mouthpiece' for Shell. They made the comments through a spokesman after a meeting with members of the council.The men are spending their 9th week in prison following their refusal to abide by an injunction preventing them from interfering with Shell`s construction of the Corrib gas pipeline.The councillors say the wish act as a negotiating channel between Shell and the men.