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statoil garage protest

category cork | environment | news report author Friday February 17, 2006 23:02author by tom - none Report this post to the editors

small but efective protest

tonight there was a small but very effective blockade
of a statoil garage on the way out of cork .
at five oclock the start of rush hour ,
also alot of horns ,smiles and raised fist ,from motorists all showing there support.
we are encouraging a boycott of statoil as the are partners with shell in the gas mayo pipeline,that should never be built.
buisness not as normal
buisness not as normal

i am sending this article mainly to the pictures the protest efectively stopped buisness was almost completetly in saying that , some motoerists may have used the petrol station before the one we were picketing?,though many slowed down as if they had been intent on using the garage.there were around 15 people , the banners were great , thats what worked in my opinion, well done all the banner makers.
the gards came , someone had apparently complained, they werent nasty just told us not to block the road. and off they went .
any way all the best for the coming year of stuggle against the giant oil companys.

banners work
banners work

statoil 17th feb
statoil 17th feb

author by EC - RSCpublication date Sat Feb 18, 2006 00:06author address author phone Report this post to the editors

well done lads, the banners are class.

author by JMpublication date Sat Feb 18, 2006 21:01author address Rossport, Ballina, County Mayoauthor phone Report this post to the editors

It's fantastic to see the work done by ordinary people all over the country, we would be lost without ye all!

Keep up the fight, we are all in this together, and even the Gardai seem to be seeing the light.

author by maura harringtonpublication date Sun Feb 19, 2006 16:31author address author phone Report this post to the editors

thanks a million to everyone involved - john (the real john, not the gobshite on the cheap ryanair flight to london!) is right, together we'll do it

author by Shane Quinlanpublication date Thu Feb 23, 2006 16:46author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Its excellent to see strong opposition to unlawful groups like Shell. Keep up the good work.

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