Friends of the Earth

November 30, 2006

Shell: Wildlife destroyer of the Year

Shell is sponsoring the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award. Yet Shell is one of the most environmentally destructive companies.

We show the real impact on wildlife, the environment and people of Shell’s operations around the world.

From Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Friends of the Earth Ireland wants you to tell the Irish government to take the issue of climate change seriously. Do take part.


Letter in Village Magazine

November 24, 2006

http://www.villagemagazine.ie/article.asp?sid=11&sud=59&aid=3365

Statement: Government is eager to abolish children’s rights

Barnardos’ proposals for amendments to the Irish constitution promise to remove existing safeguards rather than provide new ones.

The first proposal is the addition of an extra subsection to Article 40, which deals with fundamental rights. Unfortunately, the proposal fails to define the rights it is ostensibly intended to protect. Read the rest of this entry »


November 12, 2006

Máire Harrington

Máire Harrington lies concussed on the public roadway having been pushed down by a member of the Gardaí, Bellinaboy, October 13 2006.

Hi everyone.

Friday was the 11th anniversary of the hanging of Ken Saro Wiwa by the Nigerian government for protesting against the exploitation of the Ogoni people by Shell Oil. Eight other people were also executed. Read the rest of this entry »