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category mayo | miscellaneous | news report author Monday February 18, 2013 18:55author by rossportauthor email rossportsolidaritycamp at gmail dot comauthor phone 0851141170 Report this post to the editors

Glengad compound invaded and work stopped for over 3 hours. Traffic control out of control.
People occupying diggers in Glengad compound.
People occupying diggers in Glengad compound.

On a sunny dawn after a successful national campaign meeting at the weekend, campaigners decided to take to the bog and stop work on the Glengad compound where Shell are currently excavating the reception pit for the tunnel boring machine.
All the protesters managed to breach the ragtag fences and two decided to rest themselves upon a Shell digger.
Work was stopped for over 3 hours on the compound.

Protest continued with a road blockade but when diggers recommenced there work, protesters ran back to the compound and tried once more to breach the fences and stop work.

After a short scuffle with Shell security IRMS protesters moved back to blockade trucks for the rest of the day.

Related Link: http://www.shelltosea.com

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The reception pit on Glengad compound
The reception pit on Glengad compound

Blocking trucks in front of the compound
Blocking trucks in front of the compound

Blocking more trucks
Blocking more trucks

author by Roarulpublication date Mon Feb 18, 2013 19:09author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Freedom for Izzy!!!

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