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Corrib oral hearing before Christmas

During their address, Rossport Five’s Vincent McGrath and John Monaghan outlined the history of the Corrib project, its impact on the local community, environmental and human rights concerns, and positive ways forward for all stakeholders – ‘concentrating on community input and local consent’.

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Shell abandons Corrib pipeline plan until next year

SHELL E&P Ireland has abandoned its plan to lay the offshore pipeline for the Corrib gas project, and hopes to resume work next year.

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Shell protester accused of ‘lunge’ towards President

SHELL TO Sea protester Maura Harrington has appeared in Belmullet District Court accused of "lunging" towards President Mary McAleese at the official opening of a civic centre in Belmullet in April of 2007.

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Shell-to-Sea cry foul play as Facebook page deleted

Shell to Sea, the campaign group opposed to the construction of the controversial Corrib gas pipeline in the west of Ireland, has reacted with dismay after its Facebook account was suspended yesterday.

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Ministers meet locals on Corrib project

TWO GOVERNMENT Ministers have described as "very constructive" a series of discussions on the controversial Corrib gas project held with politicians and community groups in Ballina, Co Mayo.

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A plea for calm on the unquiet sea

When a ship arrived last month to begin laying pipes that would bring gas from the Corrib field onshore at Mayo, protesters took to their kayaks and Maura Harrington declared she would starve herself to death if it didn't leave.

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Hunger strike hero celebrates victory over Shell pipeline

During protests last weekend in solidarity with Harrington's fast, the Irish government deployed the navy to the area to protect the Solitaire.

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Shell to Sea protestor ends hunger strike

Ms. Harrington had been refusing to eat in protest at the presence of the Solitaire ship in Broadhaven Bay to lay pipes for the Corrib gas line and called off her action after receiving written confirmation that the vessel has left Irish territorial waters.

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MAURA HARRINGTON ENDS HUNGER STRIKE AS SOLITAIRE LEAVES IRISH WATERS

Shell to Sea salutes the courage and tenacity of Maura Harrington throughout her hunger strike, and we wish her a speedy recovery for her ordeal in the company of her family. Her action has resonated around Ireland and the world, and has shone a light of publicity upon the situation in Erris, publicity which Shell and the Government of Ireland have tried with all their power to deny us.

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Mayo groups call for Corrib gas talks

Labour Party president Michael D Higgins has also called on the Government to "take seriously the genuine desire of many" to "bring peace to north Mayo".

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Shell to move ship for repairs


Solitaire to be repaired in UK

Solitaire to be repaired in UK

Shell to move ship for repairs

Shell Ireland has announced that the ship which was intended be used in laying the controversial Corrib gas offshore pipeline is to be moved from Killybegs in Donegal to a port in the UK for repair work.

Equipment on board the Solitaire was accidently damaged off the Mayo coast last Wednesday, an hour before it was due to begin laying the first section of the pipeline.

It is now on its way to a deep water berth in Glasgow.

Separately, a special diving support vessel will be in Broadhaven Bay tomorrow to assist in the salvage of a 12m long 80-tonne section of Solitaire’s equipment. read more

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Shell ship to be moved from Irish waters

Belfast Telegraph

Shell ship to be moved from Irish waters

Thursday, 18 September 2008

A ship that’s the focus of a hunger strike by a Shell to Sea campaigner is to be moved from Irish waters, it was confirmed this afternoon.

Shell confirmed that the Solitaire would leave for the UK this evening.

The vessel was brought in to lay pipes for the Corrib gas project off Co Mayo, but moved to Killybegs in Donegal after being damaged.

‘Shell to Sea’ protester Maura Harrington has been on hunger strike for ten days, calling for the ship to be moved from Irish waters. read more

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Politicians sign statement asking Shell to help end hunger striker’s campaign

A number of politicians have signed a statement calling for Shell to put an end to a hunger strike being staged by campaigner Maura Harrington.

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Irish police hunt for Shell HQ bomber

Gardai were last night trying to find the manufacturer of an explosive device left outside the Dublin headquarters of Shell Ireland.

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Shell accused of ‘project splitting’

Anti-Shell protesters yesterday accused the company of "development by stealth" and "project splitting" as they reacted to further changes to the controversial site in Mayo.

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Bomb left outside Shell’s Dublin office

 

Times Online September 16, 2008

Bomb left outside Shell’s Dublin office

A bomb left outside the Dublin offices of the energy giant Shell has been described as a “sinister development” by the company.

Irish Army bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion on the device, which was discovered near the entrance to the offices of Shell E&P Ireland in central Dublin on Monday night.

Shell is building a controversial gas pipeline from the offshore Corrib gas field on Ireland’s west coast, during which there have been violent protests at Rossport in north County Mayo. read more

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