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Shell net jail time

On 11 December, Rossport activist Maura Harrington was jailed for nine months for causing €160 damage to a Shell net on Glengad cliffs, after refusing to be bound over to keep the peace. This action was part of a campaign against Shell’s Corrib gas project off north-west Ireland, near Rossport.
25 other campaigners against the project were also tried that week, resulting in three suspended sentences and fines.