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Alan Shatter and the Shell Garda Corruption Scandal

Screen Shot 2013-08-28 at 00.03.05The latest news is that Roadbridge, the main contractor on the scandal ridden Corrib Gas Project has categorically denied allegations by a sub-contractor, OSSL, that Roadbridge was involved in handling any invoice related to “illegal or unethical activity”. Does this mean that Roadbridge will join the long queue of parties that appear to have grounds for a defamation action, but for some reason, do not actually launch legal proceedings?

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By John Donovan

For several months Mr. Alan Shatter TD, the Irish Minister for Justice, has been aware of the Shell Garda Corruption scandal that has led to the Garda being the subject of public ridicule on YouTube and in the print media.

Printed below is his answer to a question kindly raised on my behalf in the Irish Parliament by Clare Daly TD.

It is followed by a response email sent directly to me on his behalf.

The latest news is that Roadbridge, the main contractor on the scandal ridden Corrib Gas Project has categorically denied allegations by a sub-contractor, OSSL, that Roadbridge was involved in handling any invoice related to “illegal or unethical activity”. read more

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Civil engineering firm ‘categorically denies’ former Corrib contractors claims

Roadbridge confirms it handled invoices for OSSL in 2007

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Garda directing vehicles at Shell’s gas refinery site at Ballinaboy in north Mayo. A former Shell contractor, OSSL, claims it made deliveries of alcohol to Belmullet Garda station between 2005 and 2007, claims which Shell denies.

Lorna Siggins: Wed, Aug 28, 2013

The Corrib gas projects main contractor Roadbridge has confirmed it handled invoices for the company in dispute with Shell E&P Ireland over alleged non-payment for alcohol deliveries.

However, Roadbridge chairman Jim Mulcair has told The Irish Times his company “categorically denies” that it would have handled or paid any invoice related to “illegal or unethical activity”. read more

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Senior garda to meet Corrib booze contractor

Screen Shot 2013-08-28 at 00.03.05In a statement by spokesman John Monaghan, the community group reiterated the fact that it was ‘committed to solving the continued difficulties with the ongoing Shell-Statoil Corrib Gas controversy’, but was ‘extremely concerned about the most recent developments regarding allegations of bribery and deception involving senior members of An Garda Siochána and agents acting on behalf of the Corrib developers’.

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Áine Ryan: [email protected]: Tuesday, 27 August 2013 12:03

A SENIOR garda confirmed yesterday he ‘was in the process of arranging a meeting’ with the former Corrib gas contractor who claims he delivered almost €30,000 worth of booze on behalf of Shell to Belmullet Garda Station before Christmas 2007, while smaller amounts were delivered as festive gifts the previous two years.

Supt Thomas Murphy of Swinford Garda Station told The Mayo News he had just returned from holidays and had contacted Mr Desmond Kane of OSSL to arrange a meeting. 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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