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mayo / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday April 03, 2013 13:03 by RSC   text 1 comment (last - friday april 05, 2013 03:29)   image 6 images
On Good Friday the community opposing Shell's Corrib gas project in county Mayo held the 8th annual Good Friday walk to remember the campaigners in Nigeria who were murdered for opposing Shell's destruction of their homeland in 1995. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / miscellaneous / event notice Monday March 11, 2013 19:42 by Peter Conway   image 1 image
A Celebration for Naill Harnett

I wanted to let you know about an upcoming event we are holding for our dear friend Niall Harnett who passed away on 17 January 2013.
Niall was a great activist, he was a great musician, a great human being, but most of all a great friend. He is greatly missed by his countless friends.
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Art - a Composite of Van Gogh's 'Exercise Yard' & Munch's 'Scream' by Prisoner Mick Connors.
mayo / environment / feature Sunday January 20, 2013 00:05 by Niall Harnett   text 32 comments (last - thursday april 04, 2013 22:01)   image 6 images
An insight into prison life in Ireland, namely Castlerea Prison, Co Roscommon. On 21st April 2010 I was convicted of assaulting a number of Gardaí in relation to Shell to Sea protests and sentenced to 6 months imprisonment. Remission for good behaviour means that prisoners will have their sentences reduced by a quarter, once you keep your nose clean. I was given credit for 2 weeks time served previously in 2009, before I was bailed out pending my appeal. So I spent 4 months in jail from April to August in the summer of 2010. read full story / add a comment
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mayo / environment / news report Thursday September 13, 2012 12:23 by Y   text 1 comment (last - thursday september 13, 2012 12:25)   image 7 images
On Monday (10th Sept) Members of Rossport Solidarity Camp and Shell to Sea, occupied the steps of Knockranny hotel, to show their outrage with Fine Gael TD’s for turning a blind eye to the plight of a small rural community at the hands of Shell’s tyrants.

Monday saw a group of protesters- equipped with banners- braving the early morning drizzle at the gates of Knockranny Hotel Westport, where Fine Gael planned to have a party ‘Think-in’ later on that day. read full story / add a comment
What exactly is a "free pussy riot" anyway? Sounds like protest I could believe in!! ;-)
national / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Friday August 17, 2012 15:00 by lefty   text 22 comments (last - monday september 03, 2012 13:18)   image 1 image
Clearly, the usual suspects are using this totally hyped media trial to get the dig they promised in at Russia after it didn't play ball regarding Assad in Syria. Apparently even RTE has it's instructions to do a hatchet job. You have to laugh at our own extended segment RTE propaganda tour de force on last nights "prime time". It's quite funny to hear everyone saying "pussy" with a straight face on prime time catholic Ireland TV. Don't they realise it's NOT tiddles the cat we're talking about here! ;-) read full story / add a comment
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national / environment / news report Monday September 12, 2011 19:57 by Niall Harnett   text 87 comments (last - saturday october 08, 2011 17:44)   image 6 images
Teresa Treacy, a 65 year old woman from Tullamore, Co Offaly has been ordered to jail by High Court Judge Daniel Herbert at the request of the ESB.

Ms Treacy, who shares the family farm with her sister Mary at Woodfield House, Clonmore, Tullamore, Co Offaly has refused the ESB access to her lands in order to protect the natural environment and the native trees that she has managed there for many years. read full story / add a comment
Lone kayaker surrounded but still Beating The Boreholes!
mayo / environment / news report Wednesday August 18, 2010 14:23 by FSB!   text 2 comments (last - wednesday august 18, 2010 19:19)   image 6 images
Yesterday lunchtime, nine kayakers from Rossport Solidarity Camp, with their team of volunteers and local campaigners in support roles on dry land, successfully interrupted Shell's borehole survey drilling programme in Sruth Fhada Conn for several hours yesterday. read full story / add a comment
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mayo / environment / news report Friday July 30, 2010 17:35 by Rossport Solidarity Camp   image 6 images
10 people from the Rossport solidarity camp delayed Shell’s survey work for the dangerous and experimental Corrib gas pipeline yesterday. The campaigners waded out to one of the rigs drilling boreholes in the Sruwaddacon estuarythe rig at high tide, fixed rope around the legs of the rig, and occupied the space underneath it to prevent the being moved to a new site. Work was delayed for around two hours. read full story / add a comment
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national / environment / news report Friday July 30, 2010 11:22 by Andrew   text 1 comment (last - monday august 02, 2010 03:51)   image 2 images
Dublin Shell to Sea yesterday held a demonstration in solidarity with Niall Harnett who spent his 100th day in prison for opposing Shell's experimental gas pipeline in Erris. That morning another 7 people were arrested while protesting the pipeline testing in Sruwaddacon estuary Special Protested Area. read full story / add a comment
Stop jailing Shell to Sea activists at the behest of Shell.
dublin / environment / event notice Wednesday July 28, 2010 21:59 by Damien M   image 1 image
Protest at the 100th day of Niall Harnett's imprisonment. Dublin Shell to Sea have called a picket of Shell HQ to mark the 100th Day of Niall's imprisonment. Many of you who have been involved in Shell to Sea over the years, or who have visted the camp, will know Niall. Please try and attend to show your support.
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Free at last!
mayo / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Monday July 19, 2010 11:48 by FSB!   text 15 comments (last - tuesday july 23, 2013 03:33)   image 32 images
Erris was abuzz with joy and merriment as one of her finest sons, Pat 'the Chief' O'Donnell was freed from Castlerea Prison yesterday after 158 days of Shell-decreed incarceration. He was met by an ecstatic group of well-wishers outside the prison and was piped off the prison precincts after speeches by himself, Maura Harrington, and a message of support from Luke 'Ming' Flanagan, Mayor of Roscommon County Council. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Sunday July 18, 2010 16:35 by éirígí Sligeach   text 1 comment (last - sunday july 18, 2010 17:56)   image 5 images
A demonstration was held outside Castlerea Prison on Saturday July 17th to celebrate the release of jailed Shell to Sea campaigner and Human Rights activist Pat 'the chief' O'Donnell read full story / add a comment
donegal / anti-capitalism / press release Friday July 16, 2010 18:01 by éirígí Tir Chonaill   text 1 comment (last - saturday july 17, 2010 17:19)
A call has come for support of Pat O'Donnell and those protesting against the actions of Shell in County Mayo, and for the nationalization of Irish oil and gas for the benefit of the Irish people. read full story / add a comment
mayo / environment / news report Friday June 25, 2010 20:19 by Stop Shell   text 1 comment (last - friday june 25, 2010 20:24)
Things are getting very busy here - after a peaceful June Gathering the camp is once more set to become a focal point for resisting Shell pipeline work. Shell are due in the estuary any day now to drill 80 boreholes - pipeline survey work that should take all summer. Yesterday we shut down the Shell office in Belmullet. Today Maura Harrington was jailed for non payment of fines. Niall and Pat are still in jail. Generally it seems that lots of people are wising up to the oil industry in the wake of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.... read full story / add a comment
mayo / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Friday June 25, 2010 18:49 by S2S
--- Jailing comes as Shell prepare to start destructive borehole drilling ---

Maura Harrington was today jailed for non-payment of fines relating to protests against Shell's disastrous Corrib Gas project. She is currently en route to Mountjoy Prison. Mrs Harrington is now the third opponent of Shell in jail, following Pat O'Donnell and Niall Harnett. This is the fifth time Mrs Harrington has been jailed in the last 18 months, and comes as Shell have sent letters to residents of the local area, warning them of the start of drilling works in Sruwaddacon Estuary beginning 'in the coming days'.
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A view across the camp towards Rossport
mayo / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday June 09, 2010 13:27 by Bobajob   text 4 comments (last - thursday june 10, 2010 19:39)   image 17 images
Supporters from around the world joined in the annual gathering over the past weekend at the Rossport Solidarity Camp at Broadhaven Bay, County Mayo in support of the Shell to Sea campaign. A large contingent of cyclists travelled from Britain via Merthyr Tydfil in Wales where another campaign is focussed to stop an ugly open-cast coal mine which is destroying the environment, polluting air and water and endangering the community. read full story / add a comment
Free Political Prisoners !
roscommon / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday June 04, 2010 16:53 by Bobajob   text 3 comments (last - saturday june 05, 2010 09:59)   image 5 images
Cyclists from Merthyr in Wales en-route to Rossport Gathering stopped at Castlrea Prison to meet up with Shell to Sea supporters and stage a day of music and song on behalf of Niall Harnett and Pat 'The Chief' O'Donnell who are locked up for obstructing the cops in performance of their duty to protect the rights of Shell employees to continue work on the illegal Corrib gas project. read full story / add a comment
Critical mass in Gort
galway / environment / news report Tuesday June 01, 2010 00:31 by Boom Bike   text 3 comments (last - wednesday june 02, 2010 15:12)   image 3 images
Solidarity cycle ride close to Rossport with solidarity event in Castlerae read full story / add a comment
Tree Planting Sun. morning
cork / environment / news report Tuesday May 25, 2010 13:20 by Ray   text 13 comments (last - sunday may 30, 2010 10:33)   image 28 images
Nearly thirty cyclists who had started off from Merthyr Tydfil in Wales the previous day arrived in Ringaskiddy on the ferry early on Monday 24th of May. They passed through Cork city on their way up the west coast to Rossport, Co. Mayo, and were joined by a dozen-strong cycle contingent from Spain, who had cycled all the way from Madrid, also linking struggles against fossil fuel extraction in Spain with those in Wales and here in Ireland. read full story / add a comment
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national / environment / press release Saturday May 22, 2010 09:07 by Velorution   image 1 image
Today, a 50-strong international bike ride begins the 400 mile journey from a community resisting Britain’s largest open cast coal mine in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales to County Mayo, Ireland, where local people have spent the last ten years fighting a Shell-led gas development. We aim to offer direct support to these two local campaigns resisting the fossil fuel industry. read full story / add a comment
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