Shell to Sea have called on Minister for Environment John Gormley to protect the environment and turn down Shell's application for a Foreshore License which would entail carrying out destructive surveying works in Sruwaddacon Estuary. Sruwaddacon estuary is a Special Protection Area (SPA) and forms part of the Glenamoy Bog Complex Special Area for Conservation (SAC). The closing date for submissions was Tuesday, 23rd February.
LORNA SIGGINS Western Correspondent
THE GARDA Síochána has rejected a recommendation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission that disciplinary action be taken against a senior officer in relation to the handling of a Corrib gas-related protest in north Mayo.
The force has informed Ombudsman that it found “no breach of discipline” on the part of the senior officer in relation to Garda handling of a protest at Pollathomas pier, Co Mayo, on June 11th, 2007.
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