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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Rossport

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# get up stand up
'This is our weapon' - Is the future of the protest in Ireland under threat?
Ahead of the trial of a number of Jobstown protesters, activists have urged members of the public to stand up for their right to demonstrate.
# Shell to Sea
Eight Shell to Sea protesters due in court over public order offences
Spokespeople Maura Harrington and Terence Conway, who said the “real criminals” were Shell and numerous gardaí, are among those due to appear.
# Shell
Allegations of Shell booze bribes for gardaí 'raise serious concerns'
A company that worked for shell until 2010 claims it delivered a large amount of alcohol to gardaí in Belmullet in December 2007.
# Corrib Gas Pipeline
'Sinkholes' on Co Mayo strand pose "no danger" to public, council insists
Locals and campaigners from “Shell to Sea” erected homemade signs at Sruwaddacon Bay at the weekend to warn walkers of the phenomenon.
# Rossport
Campaigner against Corrib gas pipeline 'on hunger strike' in prison
Rossport campaigners say Liam Heffernan was arrested for blocking construction vehicles.
# Shell to Sea
UN special rapporteur calls for full investigation of Corrib human rights issues
The report refers to evidence of “a pattern of intimidation, harassment, surveillance and criminalisation” of those peacefully opposing the gas project.
# Shell to Sea
Rossport campaigners under 24 hour surveillance
A report from the private security company employed by Shell EP Ireland included details and movements of people in the camp.
# In Numbers
Prime numbers: the week in stats
Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Protest
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.
# Award
Irish documentary The Pipe receives top European award
The film tells the story of the small community of Rossport, Co Mayo – some of whom have taken on the might of Shell Oil and the Irish authorities.
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.
# Corrib
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
Men’s network and Labour Women condemn Garda ‘rape’ remarks
Lobby groups representing both sexes – as well as three Garda unions – speak out against comments heard in recordings.
# Corrib Protesters
Women protesters speak of shock and horror after ‘rape jokes’ claim
The young women at the centre of an incident in which gardaí allegedly made comments about rape and deportation have said they were “horrified” that people in a position of power could speak so lightly about sexual violence.
# Corrib
Gardaí to investigate arrest and treatment of Corrib protesters
Members of the force were accidentally recorded as they allegedly joked about raping and deporting two women protesters arrested last Thursday in Mayo.