Tag Archives: Community consent

Rossport ‘ready for attack by State’

[ This article was first published in Village Magazine on Thursday, February 9th, 2006 ] 2006 looks set to be the make-or-break year in the struggle between Rossport, Shell and the Government, with locals expecting riot police in their community … Continue reading

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Shell meets its match in the Rossport Five

[ This article was first published in The Guardian on Friday, July 29th, 2005 ] by William Hederman The residents of the tiny village of Rossport, in the north-west corner of County Mayo on Ireland’s Atlantic coast, have been up … Continue reading

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‘Sitting on a time-bomb’

[ This article was first published in Village Magazine on Friday, July 1st, 2005 ] Fears about the high pressure of gas in Shell’s disputed North Mayo pipeline were behind the willingness of five local men to go to jail. … Continue reading

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