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Shell to Sea Occupy Shell's Drill Rig For 12 Hours

category mayo | environment | news report author Wednesday September 22, 2010 15:51author by jen debender - Rossport Solidarity Camp Report this post to the editors

Beat the Boreholes continues!

This Monday, 20th September two Shell to Sea campaigners tied themselves to a drill on one of Shell's platforms, and remained up there stopping work for a total of 12 hours, from 7am to 7pm.
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Just before 7am, nine people swam out to one of Shell's drilling platforms in the Srwaddacon Bay Special Area of Conservation (SAC). Two people climbed up the drill and secured themselves with a hammock while the rest of the swimmers remained underneath the platform.

For the first hour a team of five swimmers and two kayakers remained in the water underneath the platform in support of the two climbers. Around 8am IRMS security violently removed several campaigners, dragging them through the water by their life jackets. Shell had 13 safety and security boats surrounding and keeping people away from the platform for the duration of the protest. A Garda boat arrived at about 9am and arrested two kayakers who were paddling around the platform, but they were both released without charges.

For part of the morning Shell began drilling with the second drill on the platform, despite the fact that two protesters were virtually up inside the platform at the top of the main drill. This was completely illegal, a major health and safety violation. The noise was deafening for the two occupiers but Shell continued working anyway, until complaints were made to the Health and Safety Authority and work on the second drill was halted as well.

However most of the day was fairly relaxed. Overall it was quite an amazing action, and people's spirits were high. There was a lot of singing, and even bagpipes! At 7pm when the two occupiers came down from their position, they were not arrested.

Related Link: http://shelltosea.com

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author by photospublication date Wed Sep 22, 2010 16:01author address author phone Report this post to the editors

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The IRMS rib basically rammed the kayak full speed
The IRMS rib basically rammed the kayak full speed

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And the kayaker has fallen out
And the kayaker has fallen out

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author by Rossportpublication date Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:36author address author phone Report this post to the editors

translation from www.indymedia.ch..
Last night in Zurich all the petrol pumps in a shell garage were cut and Rossport sprayed on the wall to show support to the local people in rossport fighting against shell.

author by Lulupublication date Thu Sep 23, 2010 16:18author address author phone Report this post to the editors


Amazing! if someone could translate more from that page, that would be cool, or maybe that's all there is?

Rossport stands strong!

strength to all up there. :)

author by Marc Springpublication date Thu Sep 23, 2010 22:10author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Brilliant! Keep it up. Love & solidarity.

author by Lulu - Rossport Solidarity Camppublication date Sat Sep 25, 2010 00:24author address author phone Report this post to the editors

we had a very musical action day on monday with loads of singing, mandolins and bagpipes!

Blasting IRMS out of it with a bit of scottish spunk
Blasting IRMS out of it with a bit of scottish spunk

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