Upcoming Events

Mayo | Rights and Freedoms

no events match your query!

New Events

Mayo

no events posted in last week

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

forward

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link A spot of bother over the Technical Group and some apparently unwelcome new arrivals 17:33 Wed Oct 22, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link A government called hope? 11:31 Wed Oct 22, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link What you want to say ? 22nd October 03:53 Wed Oct 22, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link SF, the IRA and another legacy of the conflict. 19:12 Tue Oct 21, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link A voice of orthodoxy and the Budget? 13:05 Tue Oct 21, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

Cedar Lounge >>

Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link Irish Labour movement 1889-1924: Lecture Five - 1913 Lockout 09:47 Fri Oct 17, 2014

offsite link Global Finance, Money and Power: Lecture Six - Tax Havens 07:09 Thu Oct 16, 2014

offsite link Irish Labour Movement 1889-1924: Tutorial - Erin?s hope & Class in Ireland 13:44 Mon Oct 13, 2014

offsite link Irish Labour Movement 1889-1924: Lecture Four - Jim Larkin and Larkinism 09:15 Fri Oct 10, 2014

offsite link Global Finance, Money and Power: Lecture Five - Market Institutions 19:48 Wed Oct 08, 2014

Dublin Opinion >>

Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link The Changing Pattern of Foreign Investment in China Wed Oct 22, 2014 13:36 | John Ross

offsite link Welcome to the New Tax Avoidance Scheme, Same as the Old Tax Avoidance Scheme Mon Oct 20, 2014 16:26 | Michael Taft

offsite link Revealed: EU science chief promised to be ?flexible? towards Israel?s war crimes Thu Oct 16, 2014 15:21 | David Cronin

offsite link Austerity is Over? Now Back to the Real World Wed Oct 15, 2014 17:21 | Michael Taft

offsite link A New Kind of Trade Unionism Emerging Wed Oct 15, 2014 16:24 | Irish Left Review

Irish Left Review >>

Human Rights in Ireland
www.humanrights.ie

offsite link The Extraordinary Synod in Rome. Will it bring extraordinary times? Wed Oct 22, 2014 07:09 | GuestPost

offsite link A new Constitutional Settlement for Northern Ireland: Queries from International Law Mon Oct 20, 2014 10:27 | Aoife O'Donoghue

offsite link Why Budget 2015 must be that last of its kind Fri Oct 17, 2014 08:36 | Liam Thornton

offsite link Socio-Economic Rights & Budget Analysis: Some Notes on Available Resources, ?Progressivity? and Non... Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:55 | Liam Thornton

offsite link Legal pathways to reproductive justice and abortion rights #repealthe8th Mon Oct 13, 2014 15:00 | GuestPost

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Shell Co. Council can you hear us now?

category mayo | rights and freedoms | news report author Monday June 25, 2012 19:34author by Rossport Solidarity Camp Report this post to the editors

Today the AGM of Mayo Co. council was disrupted by a high pitched grinding noise; a recording of the sounds that came from Shell's compound in Aghoose during the June bank holiday weekend. Local residents aimed to demonstrate how they were ignored when they tried to complain about this disturbance which lasted for four days, and were told the council offices were closed on the bank holiday.

counceler blocks door into public gallery
counceler blocks door into public gallery

Local residents supported by member of the Rossport Solidarity Camp entered the council chambers in Castlebar at 11.30 this morning, after failed attempts were made to stop them entering the public gallery.
Heads turned in astonishment as the terrible noise which struck Broadhaven bay filled the council chamber. The noise had continued on 12 hours a day for four days. Both the council and shell offices had been deaf to complains during these days as they enjoyed their holiday.

Soon after, the council; unable to their meeting, left. Re emerging later with gardai and threatening to kick protesters out of the chamber. A few councilors instructed gardai to arrest some of the group but had to be reminded by one garda that this was a meeting open to the public. The group left soon afterwards by their own accord

Related Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX3jiITxd34&feature=plcp

protersters with banners
protersters with banners

author by uk watching - anti Shellpublication date Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:49Report this post to the editors

Great to see that action in Mayo. Typical, as long as they don't live in Bellinaboy they don't care. Keep up the pressure.

author by Rossport solidarity camppublication date Tue Jun 26, 2012 13:53Report this post to the editors

county councelers threaten to remove protestes from the public gallery during their agm, when a recoring of the high pitched grinding noise that came from the shell compund in aghoose disrupted the locals for 4 days during the june bank holiday weekend.

Caption: Embedded video Youtube Video


 
© 2001-2014 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy