Tag Archives: Mayo

Who is to blame for RTÉ’s false claim that the ‘rape tape’ was ‘tampered with’?

By William Hederman Just before its main evening television news programmes this evening (December 7th, 2011), RTÉ will broadcast what campaigners are calling an “apology” for its coverage of the so-called “rape tape” saga. RTÉ have pointed out that it … Continue reading

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Sunday Independent smear over ‘rape tape’ backfires

Dubious claims reported by certain crime correspondents have long played a role in undermining the campaign against Shell’s inland refinery in Mayo. So when a video recording of Gardaí at the Corrib protests in Co Mayo talking about raping a woman … Continue reading

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How the West was divided

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Once Upon a Time in the West: The Corrib Gas Controversy’ Lorna Siggins Transworld Ireland £14.99 [ First published in the Irish Examiner on January 15th, 2011 – in a slightly shorter, edited version ] by William Hederman … Continue reading

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ARCHIVE: Prominent Shell to Sea activist to oversee Corrib project

[ This article was first published on Indymedia Ireland on June 16th, 2007 ] June 16th, 2007: Following several years of campaigning with the Shell to Sea campaign, Green Party TD Eamonn Ryan has been appointed to the ministry with … Continue reading

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New book tells Rossport Five’s own story

[ This article was first published on Indymedia Ireland on Friday, January 5th, 2007 ] The Rossport Five were back in the capital today to launch ‘Our Story – the Rossport Five’, their account of their time in prison in … 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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‘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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