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# shell - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Nearly 300 arrests in London climate change protests

Thousands of people joined the protests across the city.

# shell - 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.

# shell - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Shell is being prosecuted over emissions at Corrib gas refinery

The EPA confirmed to that a summons was issued last week over a flaring incident at the gas refinery

# shell - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

First gas flows from Shell terminal as protest group calls action 'disgraceful'

Shell and the Irish Offshore Operators’ Association welcomed the news.

# shell - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Final go-ahead given for Corrib gas line to operate

Minister Alex White gave the confirmation today.

# shell - Monday 19 October, 2015

Security guards at the Shell gas terminal in Mayo went on strike today

Siptu organisers said that the industrial action is due to Senaca terminating employees’ contracts and reducing working hours at the terminal.

# shell - 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.

# shell - 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.

# shell - Thursday 9 October, 2014

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Here's the video that made LEGO kick Shell to the kerb

A Greenpeace campaign has led to the toy giant distancing itself from Shell.

# shell - Monday 11 August, 2014

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack

By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.

# shell - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Fleadh Cheoil organisers to 'respectfully' return Shell funding after public outcry

Organisers say they are returning the funding “in keeping with the ethos” of the Fleadh as “an inclusive, community driven and family focused event”.

# shell - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

# shell - Thursday 10 July, 2014

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.

# shell - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

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”.

# shell - Monday 16 June, 2014

Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project

The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.

# shell - Friday 23 May, 2014

'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.

# shell - 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.

# shell - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Michelin Man-style suit can take humans to 1,000 feet under the sea

Scuba divers can only go to 200ft under because of intense pressure of water.

# shell - 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.

# shell - 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.

# shell - Friday 8 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Tortoise has amputated leg replaced with Lego wheel Tortoise

Tortoise has amputated leg replaced with Lego wheel

Schildi keeps on rollin’.

# shell - Thursday 7 November, 2013

NUIM dedicates book and audio archive to activist 'ahead of his time'

Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by the Nigerian military 18 years ago.

# shell - 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.

# shell - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the pensioners’ protest, a little girl taken from a Roma family in Dublin and the NSA spying on the French.

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 - 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.

# shell - 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.

# shell - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

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 - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Man killed in industrial accident at Corrib gas tunnel

The deceased is a German national in his 20s.

# shell - Monday 12 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# shell - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

'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 - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

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 - 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”.

# shell - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill

Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.

# shell - Sunday 19 August, 2012

GALLERY: 20 company logos from before they were famous

Some of the brands we think are slick now? Well, they used to be… a lot less slick.

# shell - 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.

# shell - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Two of the world’s biggest companies are in Dublin. Can you guess which ones?

Two Dublin based companies are in the last 100 of Fortune Magazine’s Global 500.

# shell - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill Oil

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill

The first new drilling began in the region in March of this year – and is thriving even after the disastrous BP oil spill.

# shell - 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.

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