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Rossporter jailed

On 10 February, in Castlebar circuit court, Ireland, local fisherman Pat O’Donnell was sentenced to seven months in jail for “breach of the peace” and “obstructing a Garda” (police officer) for taking part in protests against Shell’s Corrib gas project in Rossport. Pat said: “All I am trying to do is protect my family and the seas that are our livelihood. My family has fished these waters for five generations – I have no authority to sell the rights to these waters.”
Write to: Pat O’Donnell, Castlerea Prison, Harristown, Castlerea, County Roscommon, Ireland. www.shelltosea.com