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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Corrib

This year
The first new bridge over the Corrib in over 30 years has been officially opened
The new Salmon Weir bridge is in the shape of a salmon to reflect the heritage of fishing in the area.
All time
Company fined €300,000 over death of worker at Corrib gas tunnel
He received fatal head injuries when a pipe he was working under collapsed on top of him.
Shell fined €1k and ordered to pay €15k in legal costs over gas flaring
The prosecution was brought by the Environmental Protection Agency following complaints from locals.
Final go-ahead given for Corrib gas line to operate
Minister Alex White gave the confirmation today.
Gas from Corrib will be in Irish homes by mid-2015
The controversial pipeline will meet almost half of the country’s gas needs in 2015 and 2016.
Shell's Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests
Tests at the plant are expected to continue until early next year.
Shell to Sea calls for whistleblowers to 'expose malpractice and corruption' at gas project
The call comes after allegations last year from a subcontractor that Shell bribed local residents and gardaí.
From The Pipe to the Atlantic: telling the story of Irish marine resources
The maker of the acclaimed documentary The Pipe is appealing for help in finishing his newest film.
Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed
The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.
Over €16 million spent on policing protests against Corrib gas pipeline
The figure, not including the salaries of gardaí at the protests in North Mayo, was disclosed by Alan Shatter in the Dáil yesterday.
Expert hired by department for Corrib inspection lacked training to access tunnel
Minister Pat Rabbitte said the representative did not require access to the tunnel to complete the task he was sent to do, which was not health and safety related.
Garda Ombudsman to investigate Shell 'booze bribes' allegations
Shell said it welcomes the news of an investigation, and that it will co-operate fully.
Shell loses licence to operate controversial Mayo gas terminal
The court found that there was a defect in the carrying out of the environmental impact assessment.
Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive
Junior miniser Fergus O’Dowd has said that the state should provide an environment that encourages companies to take the risks involved in exploration.
Natural gas field in west Clare confirmed as prospective fracking site
UK-based company Enegi will now apply to the government for an exploration license before the end of February next year.
UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters
Margaret Sekaggya said there is “tangible frustration amongst local residents who are standing up for their rights”.
Shell lorry stuck at Co Mayo crossroads
Mayo County Council is working with contractors to create an emergency road widening at the crossroads.
Regulator announces €3million fines for fracking safety breaches
Companies engaged in any potential fracking will face stiff penalties including jail if they do not comply with regulations.
READ: Transcript of the Corrib rape 'tape'
Garda Ombdusman report’s transcription of the words used by gardai in relation to female protestors.
Final report on Corrib 'rape tape' inquiry to be published tomorrow
The final report into remarks by gardaí about one of the two female protesters who were arrested near the controversial Corrib gas pipeline project will be published at lunchtime tomorrow.
Over €14.5m spent in policing protests against Corrib gas pipeline
The figures for the last five years have been disclosed by the Minister for Justice this week.
RTÉ to make on-air clarification over Corrib Garda 'rape tape' coverage
The clarification comes after the BAI upheld a complaint by Jerrie Anne Sullivan that RTÉ coverage of the case on July of this year caused her “undue distress and harm”.
MEP claims garda assault during Shell protest
Socialist Party and United Left Alliance MEP Paul Murphy believes garda actions at yesterday’s protest showed “very conscious” efforts to inflict pain.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…
Gardaí claim Corrib protesters discussed rape prior to taped remarks
A report by the Garda Ombudsman Commission into the incident has been published this evening. It also claims that files were deleted from the recording device.
Corrib 'rape tape' gardaí will not face criminal charges
Several gardaí were recorded making rape remarks following the arrest of a Corrib protester. It is yet to be decided if any action will be taken.
A 'case study in mismanagement' - Irish oil company's view of Shell at Corrib
Petrel Resources wants to drill for oil off the south west coast of Ireland. The company’s MD says resistance from local people and “crackpots” is something that “has to be managed”.
Sinn Féin motion would revoke Corrib and Lough Allen licences
A private members’ bill to be discussed in the Dáil this week would see the State take majority ownership of gas and oil finds.
Garda in Corrib rape tape scandal 'had been commended for rape investigations'
More details are emerging of the Gardaí who were caught on tape joking about raping and deporting a protester they had arrested at a protest against the Corrib gas project.
The 9 at 9: Sunday
Nine things you need to know by 9am: It’s census day today so every household must fill out their forms; Barack Obama could be set to line out at Croke Park; a new poll finds support for the coalition; and Gay Byrne will be back on our screens every Friday.
Corrib protesters postpone meeting with Garda Ombudsman due to trauma
Statement comes after the identity of one of the women was revealed at a press conference in Dublin yesterday.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Our usual wrap-up of the day’s news, and some bits you may have missed from the last 24 hours.
Corrib Gardaí assigned to desk duty pending investigation
Garda commissioner Martin Callinan apologises for the recorded comments made by officers, who have been transferred.
Corrib protest woman says she had ‘no choice’ but to reveal her identity
Jerrie Ann Sullivan claims at press conference that her details were leaked to media by gardai.