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Erris Rally of Solidarity with 'the Chief' Pat O'Donnell.

category mayo | environment | feature author Monday March 01, 2010 14:45author by Rossport Solidarity Campauthor email rossportsolidaritycamp at gmail dot comauthor phone 085 1141170 Report this post to the editors

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Free 'The Chief'

100 cars gathered today at noon in the fishing village of Porturlin, Pat O'Donnell's home, for a rally to Ballyglass pier on the Mullet peninsula in support of 'the Chief' who has been in Castlerea prison since 10th February.

The cavalcade travelled from Porturlin, out by Rossport, over to Glengad, up by Bellanaboy, into Belmullet and out to Ballyglass pier.

At the pier in Ballyglass, people gathered to express their solidarity with Pat O'Donnell and his family. Pat's wife Mary addressed the crowd and thanked everyone at home and abroad who have offered their support to Pat in jail, and to the family at home.

Eoin O'Leidhin of the Rossport Solidarity Camp, having spent some time with Pat last week in jail himself, also addressed the crowd with a message from Pat.

Pat thanks each and every one who has written to him in jail, especially Kathleen and Ruby from America. Ruby is 11 years old and sends 10cents to start the ball rolling on a fresh fundraising effort to stop Shell. Fair play Ruby.

Related Link: http://www.shelltosea.com

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 #   Title   Author   Date 
   More Pics     Niall    Sun Feb 28, 2010 23:15 
   More Pics     Niall    Sun Feb 28, 2010 23:32 
   Inspiring crowd     Marc S    Sun Feb 28, 2010 23:36 
   'Irish Skipper' Fishing Trade Show in Galway.     Shell to Sea    Sun Feb 28, 2010 23:59 
   Thanks for the support     Your sisters in the States    Mon Mar 01, 2010 06:34 
   Peaceful Protest in Erris     observer    Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:04 
   Law and order     Real Erris Fisherman.    Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:26 
   by their fruit you shall know them     manannan mac lir    Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:57 
   We will not be selling real Erris Fishing men FisH     Real Fish Shop Owner    Mon Mar 01, 2010 16:02 
 10   People of Erris rally to Pat O'Donnell     Shell to Sea    Mon Mar 01, 2010 16:38 
 11   Bluffing     Real Erris Fisherman    Mon Mar 01, 2010 19:51 
 12   Hey real Erris fishermen     Observer    Mon Mar 01, 2010 23:12 
 13   Fishy Porkies     Maura Harrington    Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:13 
 14   Erris Fish in Galway     Fish Eater    Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:46 
 15   From the horses mouth!     Vested intrest    Tue Mar 02, 2010 17:15 
 16   Trust $Hell?     lulu    Tue Mar 02, 2010 17:19 
 17   Reassured, are we?     Chrissie    Tue Mar 02, 2010 17:25 
 18   Can Shell Oil ever be trusted?     Realist    Tue Mar 02, 2010 20:49 
 19   Corrib Gas Development and imprisonment     Dr Alex Rogers    Tue Mar 02, 2010 21:10 
 20   Just the facts     For Mr Rogers    Tue Mar 02, 2010 22:57 
 21   Spot on Alex.     Niall Harnett    Tue Mar 02, 2010 23:25 
 22   Shell and fishermen in the Niger Delta     m.m.mccarron    Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:11 
 23   "It links environmental rights and human rights." (Kofi Annan)     Wondering Why?    Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:27 
 24   Meanwhile the Porky remains unanswered     Maura Harrington    Thu Mar 04, 2010 14:33 
 25   Dear Pat,     livinginrossport    Thu Mar 04, 2010 18:43 
 26   The Facts!     Real Erris Fisherman    Thu Mar 04, 2010 19:18 
 27   Porky     Maura Harrington    Thu Mar 04, 2010 20:59 
 28   @Real erris Fishermen     Observer    Fri Mar 05, 2010 13:21 
 29   Meanwhile, back at the prison.....     Michael Gallagher    Fri Mar 05, 2010 17:43 
 30   ps.     MG.    Fri Mar 05, 2010 17:46 
 31   ps.     MG    Fri Mar 05, 2010 17:54 
 32   Castlerea Solidarity Rally For "The Chief," Pat O'Donnell     TD    Fri Mar 05, 2010 21:22 
 33   "this unconscionable state of ours is fighting dirty in the jailing of the indomitable Pat"     Justice Seeker    Sat Mar 06, 2010 10:57 
 34   Shell to Sea Mural Erected in Solidarity with Pat O'Donnell     Ballinamore Mural Group.    Sat Mar 06, 2010 23:36 
 35   Thank you Ballinamore     Maura Harrington    Sun Mar 07, 2010 13:18 
 36   us support     nifc    Mon Mar 08, 2010 16:49 
 37   Thx Doc Rogers     aoife123    Tue Mar 09, 2010 06:37 
 38   Interesting development     Hoping    Tue Mar 09, 2010 13:23 
 39   Pat is an Erris Fisherman Hero     Ethel Corduff    Tue Mar 09, 2010 21:53 
 40   WP Reader     Disillusioned    Wed Mar 10, 2010 21:21 
 41   There are other reports to consider -- apart from that of the Western People Newspaper     Cautious    Thu Mar 11, 2010 09:17 
 42   I deplore it     Justin Morahan    Sat Mar 13, 2010 02:01 
 43   What About the other Toxic Metals besides Mercury     Eamonn O'Coilea'in    Thu Apr 29, 2010 14:31 


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