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Shell has welcomed the decision by GSOC (Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission) that there is no evidence to support claims the oil company delivered alcohol to local garda stations.
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has started an investigation into allegations that OSSL, a subcontractor for Shell, delivered €29,500 worth of alcohol to Belmullet Garda Station at Christmas time 2007 on behalf of the oil giant. The Ombudsman has begun its investigation following the forwarding of information to it by Swinford-based Superintendent Tom Murphy.
In a report submitted to the UN Human Right Council on Monday, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Margaret Sekaggya, called on the Irish Government to “investigate all allegation and reports of intimidation, harassment and surveillance in the context of the Corrib Gas dispute in a prompt and impartial manner”.
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission this week recommended that disciplinary proceedings be taken against only one of the gardaí who were the subject of it’s investigation into the so-called ‘Corrib rape tape’. The Ombudsman report also outlined that a Garda sergeant who was caught speaking on the recording had retired from the force and was not subject to disciplinary proceedings any more.
It was revealed yesterday (Thursday) that the so called Corrib ‘rape tape’ was tampered with and as a result the five gardaí at the centre of an investigation will not face criminal charges.
A Ballina man who denies that he was intoxicated, threatening and abusive to a garda after he was arrested, was before Ballina District Court on Tuesday.
The Garda Commissioner, Martin Callinan, has praised the work of gardaí in Mayo who police the Corrib Gas project, where he said over the years they have been doing their job “professionally”.
Our beautiful county of Mayo was in the headlines this week for all the right reasons and all the wrong reasons. It was a week of great jubilation, but the county was also shrouded in scandal and controversy.
A Garda Superintendent from Tuam Garda Station is to play a pivotal role in an investigation into alledged comments made by three gardai during the arrest of Corrib oil protesters.
Shell to Sea has called for two days of action this weekend starting today, Friday April 1, and tomorrow Saturday April 2, at Aughoose where members claim that Shell E&P Ireland has started construction work on a 5km tunnel which will go under Sruwaddacon Estuary. However Shell E&P Ireland in response to the accusations from Shell to Sea, issued a statement denying it had started tunnelling works and said it was only carrying out site investigation works in preparation for construction and they had not actually started construction works. The statement from Shell E&P Ireland stated: “Shell E&P Ireland Limited is currently carrying out site investigation work on its own land in Aughoose. This is in preparation for the start of construction work on the onshore pipeline.”