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#Corrib

# corrib - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

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.

# corrib - Monday 5 September, 2016

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.

# corrib - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Final go-ahead given for Corrib gas line to operate

Minister Alex White gave the confirmation today.

# corrib - Saturday 20 December, 2014

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 - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Shell's Mayo gas terminal is rumbling into life with flare tests

Tests at the plant are expected to continue until early next year.

# corrib - Thursday 15 May, 2014

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.

# corrib - Saturday 3 May, 2014

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 - Friday 24 January, 2014

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.

# corrib - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

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.

# corrib - Sunday 3 November, 2013

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.

# corrib - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Garda Ombudsman to investigate Shell 'booze bribes' allegations

Shell said it welcomes the news of an investigation, and that it will co-operate fully.

# corrib - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

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.

# corrib - Sunday 15 September, 2013

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.

# corrib - Saturday 1 December, 2012

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.

# corrib - Friday 23 November, 2012

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”.

# corrib - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Shell lorry stuck at Co Mayo crossroads

Mayo County Council is working with contractors to create an emergency road widening at the crossroads.

# corrib - Saturday 9 June, 2012

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.

# corrib - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

READ: Transcript of the Corrib rape 'tape'

Garda Ombdusman report’s transcription of the words used by gardai in relation to female protestors.

# corrib - Monday 23 April, 2012

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.

# corrib - Thursday 9 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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 - Monday 5 December, 2011

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”.

# corrib - Friday 26 August, 2011

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.

# corrib - Thursday 28 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

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.

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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.

# corrib - Monday 27 June, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

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”.

# corrib - Monday 25 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Nine things you need to know at 9am: A week of teachers’ conferences begins, Brendan Smyth to be exhumed, and how the Irish aren’t so glum after all…

# corrib - Saturday 16 April, 2011

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 - Sunday 10 April, 2011

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 - Friday 8 April, 2011

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.

# corrib - Thursday 7 April, 2011

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.

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Corrib protest woman says she had ‘no choice’ but to reveal her identity Corrib This post contains images

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.

Poll: Are rape jokes 'just part of the lingo'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are rape jokes 'just part of the lingo'?

Broadcaster Vincent Browne has claimed that it’s “not unusual” for Irish men to make jokes about raping women they find attractive. Is he right?

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