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Two local men have been arrested following the discovery of a viable explosive device in the Monksland area of Athlone on Tuesday this week.
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”.
Arrests have been made in connection with a bomb which was found outside Shell’s head office in Dublin last September. It was believed the device was used as part of a protest against the controversial Corrib gas pipeline.
The 32-year-old Westport man Robert McKibben who was killed last week in Afghanistan has been described by his family as someone who had “very definite plans of how he wanted to live his life”.