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Rabbitte asks oil industry whether licensing terms are too generous to oil industry

Minister dictates what consultants’ findings should be: that things are fine the way they are Last week Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte named the company chosen to carry out a “fitness-for-purpose” review of Ireland’s infamous licensing terms … Continue reading

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Why journalists are afraid of covering the Corrib Gas project

By William Hederman This is a paper I presented at the People’s Forum in Inver in north Mayo on July 7th, 2012 On her radio programme a few weeks ago, (Saturday, April 14th, 2012), Marian Finucane interviewed the parents of … Continue reading

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No ‘split’ in Rossport Five as media colludes in Shell’s spin

[ A shorter version of this article appeared in Village Magazine on Thursday, July 6th, 2006 ] By William Hederman A recent Sunday Times front page story about a ‘split’ in the Rossport Five is untrue – according to the Rossport … Continue reading

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‘A rape of our natural resources’

[ This article was first published in Village Magazine on Friday, July 1st, 2005. It appeared beside this article: Sitting on a time-bomb ] By William Hederman In the long-running dispute over Shell’s high-pressure gas pipeline in North Mayo, which … Continue reading

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