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Building Rossport Solidarity Camp: A Photo Story
mayo | environment | news report Tuesday May 23, 2006 15:03 by Terry - Rossport Solidarity Camp rossportsolidaritycamp at gmail dot com
Last weekend a new marquee was hoisted in Rossport Solidarity Camp in preparation for the June Bank Holiday Gathering. Details of the gathering are here: http://indymedia.ie/article/75293
At the moment we are preparing for a gathering on the June Bank holiday weekend, which will mark the camp’s first birthday. Although work on the Corrib gas project has been largely shut down for the last year –with empty compounds silent but for security guards in Ballinaboy, Rossport and Glengad, we are continuing to mobilise opposition to the development as doubtless Shell are awaiting an opportunity of weakness. Part of the work of continuing to mobilise includes raising the many issues around this project which have not received national attention. While the words ‘Rossport’ and ‘pipeline’ may have scorched themselves into the public consciousness last year knowledge of the environmental impact of the proposed refinery at Ballinaboy, or the details of the privatisation of natural resources, is far from widespread. Much of the discussion at recent Mayo Shell to Sea meetings focused on drawing more attention to the refinery and to the privatisation of natural resources.
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The Camp is a great place for inspiration & perspiration - please visit & help save Erris from Shell's mad dangerous plans!
Don't forget, bus from Dublin, Friday 2nd June...
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Errrr... this can't be right?
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A good selection there, W, but I was thinking of a photo from up on the dunes that shows the entire camp. I'll just have to go down there and take one myself.
There are some recent pix of the camp over here - http://www.anarchistyouth.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=34
Great building work there. What this page really needs is a photo of the entire camp to show all the marquees, benders etc that are in place. I was there in February but I think a lot has been put up since then and it would be interesting to see the whole thing.
Another marque photo