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Shell fleet arrives in Broadhaven Bay ready for action

Irish Navy vessels, as many as 300 Garda officers and private security guards have been drafted into Glengad, in north Mayo, ahead of the arrival today of the Solitaire, the world’s largest pipe-laying ship. Photo: Julien Behal/PA

Irish Times: Shell ship arrives in Mayo

A massive security operation is under way today in Co Mayo as work on the final stages of Shell’s controversial Corrib gas offshore pipeline begins.

Solitaire, the world’s largest pipe-laying ship, arrived in Broadhaven Bay late last night.

Two Irish Navy vessels, as many as 300 Garda officers and private security guards have been drafted into Glengad, as tensions rose between protesters and authorities. read more

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Tight security as Shell pipe-laying ship nears land

TENSION was high last night near the site of a controversial planned gas pipeline, as a mammoth pipe-laying ship prepared to return. The imminent re-arrival of the Solitaire off Broadhaven Bay in Co Mayo yesterday was accompanied by increased drama.

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Two Shell objectors arrested at sea

TWO FISHERMEN opposed to the laying of the Corrib gas offshore pipeline have been arrested at sea, just hours before the Shell contracted pipelaying ship Solitaire was due to arrive at the site.

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Company defends security operations at Corrib gas sites

SHELL EP Ireland yesterday defended the ongoing security operation at its Corrib gas sites in north Mayo on the final day of a Bord Pleanála hearing into the development.

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Oil giant Marathon sells interest in Corrib gas field for $400m

US OIL company Marathon is selling its share of the Corrib natural gas field off the west coast to Canadian rival Vermilion in a deal potentially worth $400 million (€285 million).

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Ministers urged to suspend Shell gas work

Its statement followed the arrest of 12 people, including Rossport Five member Willie Corduff, at Glengad yesterday during a protest. The 11 men and one woman were questioned in relation to alleged criminal trespass, and were released without charge shortly before 6pm, according to the Garda in Belmullet, Co Mayo.

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Shell to Sea Update on Shell Corrib Gas Project

There is now a new security firm operating in the area on behalf of Shell. Over the last week Shell have got some seriously bad press over the surveillance and intimation of local residents which included the filming of families and children on glengad beach...

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