Lawyers for the Bodo community in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta, which was devastated by two major oil spills a decade ago, have gone to court in London to fend off what they say is an attempt by Shell to kill off their litigation.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
The Supreme Court has found Shell E & P Ireland was acting in civil contempt of court orders when it entered nine years ago onto commonage lands at Rossport located on the modified route for the Corrib gas onshore pipeline.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Opponents of Royal Dutch Shell’s use of a Seattle seaport terminal to prepare for exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean have attacked on two fronts.
Tue, 19 May, 2015
After weeks of dealing with Ryder Cup captaincy matters, Darren Clarke can at least for the next fortnight get back to focusing fully on his chosen profession.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
Selected tips from courses in the UK and Ireland.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2013
Michael Dwyer’s death was used to further many agendas, writes Michael Clifford.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2013
The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the validity of compulsory acquisition orders for the Shell pipeline project in Co Mayo.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
Shell-shocked Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he must be big enough to handle the stick he will receive following his side’s humiliating 8-2 defeat at Manchester United.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2011
A second oil leak has been discovered from an offshore platform in the North Sea.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
A RECORDING examined as part of an investigation into allegations of inappropriate Garda behaviour during a Shell to Sea protest was tampered with before being handed to the Garda Ombudsman Commission, a report has found.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2011
Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has tonight apologised on behalf of several officers who admitted joking about raping two women protesters in their custody.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2011
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has begun an investigation into allegations regarding garda conduct in the west of Ireland.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2011
Fri, 21 Jan, 2011
A judge warned that three children at the centre of a bitter custody battle in the UK could be in danger just 24 hours before they were found dead, it emerged tonight.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
WAYNE GRETZKY, I’m sure, could well swing a hurley if you pressed one into his hand. But I don’t know if ice hockey’s Ringy has any interest in Gaelic Games.
Fri, 07 May, 2010
Two leading Corrib gas activists were today jailed for four months after participating in demonstrations against energy giant Shell’s controversial project.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2009
GARDAÍ made four arrests as protesters continued to demonstrate yesterday against pipe laying in Broadhaven Bay for the Shell gas facility along the Mayo coast.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2009
A massive security operation was under way in Co Mayo today as work on the final stages of energy giant Shell’s bitterly disputed gas refinery began.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2009
Fifteen masked men armed with iron bars and chains broke into energy giant Shell’s gas terminal in north Mayo, it was revealed today.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2009
A US photographer won the top prize in the World Press Photo competition yesterday with an image of a police officer searching a debris-strewn home in Cleveland, Ohio to ensure evicted residents had left after a mortgage foreclosure.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2009
SHELL-TO-SEA protester Maura Harrington yesterday celebrated her 55th birthday by retiring from her school principal’s job and continuing her hunger strike against Shell’s work on the coastline of Co Mayo.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2008
A small village at the centre of the Corrib gas controversy will be sliced in half by the newly-proposed pipeline route, campaigners claimed today.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2008
THEY were called ‘the Mayos’ on the farms around Youghal, Co Cork, in the 1950s.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2006
THE group protesting against the proposed gas pipeline in Mayo will campaign against Fianna Fáil in marginal constituencies at the next General Election.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2006
A wildfire that authorities believe was sparked by remnants of a controlled burn grew in size overnight but crews made significant progress in containing it, officials said today.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2006
A SIMPLE but significant ceremony yesterday marked the 94th day of the release of the Rossport Five, jailed last year for their opposition to Shell’s development of the Corrib gas fields.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2006
The battle to stop energy company Shell building a controversial gas pipeline on the Co Mayo coast has only just begun, protesters claimed today.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2005
IN the same week the Rossport Five were committed to Cloverhill Prison, American journalist Judith Miller also received the same tough love treatment for failing to cooperate with a US federal investigator.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2005
Energy giant Shell today rejected calls to waive a High Court order in a bid to secure the release of five men jailed for protesting against the company’s controversial gas pipeline in Mayo.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2005
The five jailed Mayo gasline protestors are now resigned to spending more than 50 days behind bars after a plea for help failed.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2005
Five men jailed for their protests against the construction of a controversial gas pipeline in Co Mayo will remain in prison despite oil giant Shell’s announcement it was suspending work on the project, it emerged today.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2005
Five protesters against gas pipelines being built by Shell in the west of Ireland were returned to jail today after an attempted peace deal failed.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2005
Fri, 15 Jul, 2005
THE High Court decision to jail the Rossport Five for insisting on their constitutional rights is symptomatic of an utter disregard of the constitution by the State as a whole.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2005
Five men jailed for their opposition to a Shell gas pipeline in Mayo cannot rely on the quashing of the injunction against them to secure their release, a court heard today.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2005
IT is a background many young men would play down in their sophisticated city lives, but the sons of Rossport, North Mayo, wear their heritage with pride.
RETIRED teachers Caitlín Úi Sheighin and her husband Micheál are already paying a high price for something they believe in — the time they have left together.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2005
The jailing of five Co Mayo men for blocking work on a Shell gas pipeline is regrettable, but the court’s decision must be respected, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern said today.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2005
COMMUNICATIONS Minister Noel Dempsey last night faced demands to intervene in the escalating dispute over a gas pipeline in Co Mayo that has resulted in five protesters being jailed for breaching a court order.
Oil giant Shell today said it had awarded a £521,945 (€746,200) pay-off to its former finance chief.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2005
Portuguese transsexual bank clerk Nadia Almada, 27, of Surrey, has won reality TV show Big Brother on a huge wave of public support.
Sat, 07 Aug, 2004
Shell Jubin tonight became the first of the final four Big Brother contestants to be evicted from the house.
Fri, 06 Aug, 2004
Bookmakers have taken a last-minute surge of bets on Jason to win Big Brother.
The wait is finally over – the winner of Big Brother will be revealed tonight. Four housemates – Dan, Nadia, Shell and Jason – have made it to the final day. And the bookmakers make Nadia an odds on dead cert to win.
Big Brother continued to turn up the heat on the five remaining housemates ahead of tonight’s shock eviction.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2004
Nadia is the hottest ever favourite to win Big Brother.
Tue, 03 Aug, 2004
The Big Brother housemates staged a mutiny when they refused an order to nominate in front of each other.
Big Brother’s Stuart has confirmed that he feels more than just lust for Michelle.
Mon, 02 Aug, 2004
The Big Brother popularity contest was reaching its climax this week as viewers decide which of the five remaining housemates will win the reality television show.
Big Brother housemates today poked fun at each other during a task to perform a ventriloquist act with sock puppets.
Sun, 01 Aug, 2004
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