Tag Archives: William Hederman

Oil companies plan to export directly from Irish oil fields

Oil might never come ashore here: no security of supply, no jobs, no investment Currently the stock defence offered for Ireland’s excessively generous licensing terms for oil and gas is that they encourage exploration, which in turn will create jobs, … 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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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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