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# Shell to Sea

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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.
# spy mystery
Case of undercover British cop operating in Ireland to be raised with UK government
The Dáil was told: “He had multiple intimate relationships with women using his false identity.”
# Jailed
Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo
She has been taken to the Dóchas Centre women’s prison where she is expected to spend ten days.
# Shell to Sea
First gas flows from Shell terminal as protest group calls action 'disgraceful'
Shell and the Irish Offshore Operators’ Association welcomed the news.
# Shell to Sea
Shell asked for £25,000 worth of alcohol to be delivered to gardaí in Mayo, court told
The detailed claims were made in a Mayo court last week.
# Shell
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.
# Corrib
Shell's Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests
Tests at the plant are expected to continue until early next year.
# pipe dreams
Shell is to provide broadband along the Corrib gas pipeline
But some locals aren’t happy.
# Mayo
GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project
It was alleged last year that a company contracted by Shell supplied alcohol to Belmullet Garda Station.
# Pat Rabbitte
Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms
However, it has been criticised for ‘not going far enough’, with tax increases falling short of what was recommended by an Oireachtas committee.
# hysterical screeches
Clare Daly says gardaí at Corrib gas site are the “hired hands" of Shell
The Taoiseach said that it was “professional” protestors who had “caused the trouble”.
# Gardagate
Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project
The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.
# The Pipe
'Shell can celebrate all they want, but the fight is by no means over'
The newly constructed tunnel has been mired in controversy as it will house the onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline.
# blow the whistle
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.
# Natural Resources
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.
# Corrib
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.
# Shell
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.
# 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.
# Mayo
Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel
The deceased is a German national in his 20s.
# 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 project
Mayo farmer to face criminal damage charge over Shell protest
Gerry Bourke is insisting he did nothing wrong, and is vowing to keep up his protest against the Corrib Gas Project.
# 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.
# Shell to Sea
Shoreside ‘sinkholes’ could pose a danger to walkers, campaigners warn
It’s claimed the depressions – some said to be up to 8ft deep – are being caused by the construction of the Corrib gas pipeline.
# 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
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”.
# Liquid Assets
Shell to Sea claims 'devastating mismanagement' of oil and gas resources
The group has released a report saying exploration companies believe oil and gas within Irish waters is worth €1.6 trillion.
# 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.
# Mayo
Shell lorry stuck at Co Mayo crossroads
Mayo County Council is working with contractors to create an emergency road widening at the crossroads.
# In Pictures
Four arrested after Shell to Sea protesters block convoy
Photographer Niall Carson captured these images as events unfolded in Mayo after 9pm.
# Rape tape
Rape tape controversy: Woman says investigation was about 'protecting Gardaí'
Jerrie Ann Sullivan says she is “not at all surprised” about the findings of the GSOC investigation released today.
# Rape tape
READ: Transcript of the Corrib rape 'tape'
Garda Ombdusman report’s transcription of the words used by gardai in relation to female protestors.
# Rape tape
Rape tape controversy: report recommends disciplinary proceedings against one garda
The investigation was undertaken after joke remarks about rape and deportation were made and recorded after the arrest of two Shell to Sea protesters. Garda Ombudsman notes that comments were not said directly to the arrested women.
Voices
Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?
There seems to be a trend towards stigmatising protesters, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney. What are we afraid of? The Bono effect?
# 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…
# Corrib
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.
# Corrib
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”.