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We can strike oil yet

Despite the bad news today about Providence pulling out of the Dunquin well, we may still have the potential to create thousands of jobs and a secure exports industry based on a commodity that will be in constant demand; a commodity that would make us less dependent on the bond markets and reduce the debt mountain faster than any other method; a commodity that would help us to return to a decent standard of living; a commodity that would make us independent: oil and gas.

Has the Government got the will, and the courage, to go for it?

For goodness sake, let’s create Irish Oil, as the Norwegians did Statoil.

The potential for job creation and revenues from oil exports would beimmense.

Joe Brennan

Ballinspittle

Co Cork


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