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Shell-to-Sea activist and retired schoolteacher Maura Harrington has been convicted of dangerous driving, criminal damage, and four public order offences in the district court.
Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) welcomes An Garda Síochána’s examination of OSSL’s allegations that €35,000 worth of alcohol was delivered to Belmullet Garda Station in December 2007.
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”.
Two anti-Shell protesters were before the holiday sitting of Ballina District Court on Wednesday for public order charges arising out of alleged incidents that took place at Ballinaboy, Barnatra, Ballina, on August 1 —the location where a giant tunnel boring machine, which was on the way to the Corrib gas terminal, was struck at a crossroads.
Representatives of Shell to Sea and the Rossport Solidarity Camp have declined an invitation by local gardaí to a meeting to discuss “policing concerns” in relation to the Corrib gas project.
Shell to Sea has criticised a decision by Minister for Energy Pat Carey to sign consents for the last section of the Corrib gas pipeline on the day of the General Election. Permission has been granted for the construction of a gas pipeline from the Corrib gas field subsea facilities to the Corrib gas terminal at Bellanaboy and for an approval of an addendum to the Plan of Development for the Corrib gas field development.
A case against Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington has been dismissed because gardaí were unable to satisfy the judge that she had been causing an obstruction.
Following a week fraught with continuing tension between protesters and Shell E & P Ireland and the undertaking of a hunger strike by Maura Harrington, a resolve in the contentious issue may have been attained when at lunch time Thursday SEPIL released a statement in which it confirmed that “the Solitaire will leave Killybegs today for a UK port where deep water berthing facilities are available”.
High-profile Shell to Sea campaigner Maura Harrington has vowed to continue her hunger strike until written confirmation is given that the Solitaire is out of Irish territorial waters. At the time of going to print yesterday evening (Thursday) she was in her car at Glengad maintaining her protest.
The long rumbling saga of the Corrib gas project was given some fresh impetus yesterday when Minister of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Éamon Ó Cuív along with Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resource Éamon Ryan announced a new initiative to resolve the issue.