The “Shell to Sea” stand in Bishop Lucey Park during the “Peace in the Park” event a few weeks ago.
Like a lot of people I’m sick and tired of the protests in Co Mayo against the pipeline Shell want to build to bring gas to an onshore facility. This story and photos of an exploded natural gas pipeline in Virginia, USA almost changed my mind. Then I realised there must be tens of thousands of natural gas pipelines and they very rarely blow up in such a spectacular fashion.
Still, does make me think twice about dismissing the protesters as a bunch of crazies.
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An ESB van passes a pole with a Rossport Shell-to-sea campaign flyer on it.
Shell want to bring oil to land at Rossport in Co. Mayo, and the ESB are massive consumers of oil, gas and coal in their electricity generation business.