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Shell’s Irish Navy task force protecting Corrib Gas Project

The extent of the Naval Service’s activities during the security operation against protesters opposed to Shell’s Corrib gas pipeline in Co Mayo is also revealed, with five of the Navy’s ships on patrol in Broadhaven Bay for a total of 37 days.

The Irish Times – Wednesday, August 18, 2010

One-fifth of Defence Forces served overseas last year

CONOR LALLY

ALMOST ONE in five members of the Defence Forces served on overseas missions last year, according to the joint annual report of the Defence Forces and Department of Defence.

The figure is believed to be the highest ever.

The UN’s peace enforcement mission in Chad accounted for the highest number of troop deployments, reaching 450 during each of three rotations. Nato’s mission in Kosovo played host to an Irish deployment numbering almost 220 at a time. read more

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Corrib protest group will complain to Minister Gormley about boreholing in bay

The Mayo News

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

By: Áine Ryan

AS YET another oral hearing into the controversial Corrib gas project is due to open in Belmullet next week (Tuesday, August 24), community activists have said the project ‘will still have to be forced through’.

In recent weeks they have continued to show their concerns, with the latest protests bringing them to Sruwaddacon Bay. Schools of dolphins have been photographed jumping high out of the waters nearby in Broadhaven Bay over recent days, it has emerged. read more

royaldutchshellplc.com and its sister websites royaldutchshellgroup.com, shellenergy.website, shellnazihistory.com, royaldutchshell.website, johndonovan.website, shellnews.net and shell2004.com are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.
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