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Nigel Wright

"Are you saying this is a research and development project"

— Nigel Wright - Pipeline Consultant to An Bord Pleanála questiong Shell - Oral Hearing - 8th June 09

Christy Loftus

"I don't think that any company, including Shell, will introduce expensive safety measures unless they have to."

— Christy Loftus - Shell Ireland Communications Officer

Claude Frederic Bastiat

"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorises it and a moral code that glorifies it"

— Claude Frederic Bastiat - French classical liberal theorist and political economist

Malcolm Brinded

"If the guys can find a way of not paying taxes, it is always a good idea."

— Malcolm Brinded - Shell’s head of International Upstream Operations

Trevor Sargent

"At this point I'd like to pay tribute to my parliamentary colleagues in the other smaller parties and independents who have kept pressure on this FF/PD/Shell - like - Government and who continue to stand firm with the people of Rossport. We're united in fighting the good fight. And it feels good. Because we're going to win."

— Trevor Sargent (current Minister for Food & Horticulture) address on the day the Rossport 5 were released