Mary-Jo Mullarkey A sad day for the island of Ireland, a sad picture of our ” western democracy” and a sad fact that fracking has already been proved to be dangerous. No need to wait to see if it’s safe – it’s not.
My love will not die for Ireland, Tears in my eyes for Ireland.
LISTEN: Locals outraged as Tamboran prepare to drill months earlier than planned by oceanfm, July 21, 2014
Drills and other equipment have been brought to a quarry in Co. Fermanagh by in preparation for fracking exploratory work to be carried out there.
Local people woke this morning to find that notices from the gas company Tamboran had been placed into their letterboxes overnight, telling the of the planned drill.
Love Leitrim were informed by officials in Petroleum Affairs Division last Friday that of Tamboran’s intention to carry out sample deep core drilling in Fermanagh but it was thought that this would not commence until early autumn.
People in the area have expressed their shock at the work commencing at such short notice. Love Leitrim’s Eddie Mitchell says the results of Tamboran’s exploratory digging in Northern Ireland will have consequences for the Republic also.
Eddie Mitchell: Tamboran fracing through the back door
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