6th June: From Game of Thrones to the Games of Politics

6th June: From Game of Thrones to the Games of Politics

6th of June was a bank holiday in Ireland, a proper way to begin the summer! Here at GEAI the volunteers celebrated by taking a road trip to Antrim  that ended up with a rally and debate at Stormont, the Northern Ireland Parliament. On our way, we stopped at the Dark...
POWERFUL DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-FRACKING CAMPAIGN AT STORMONT

POWERFUL DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-FRACKING CAMPAIGN AT STORMONT

Over 100 campaigners gathered yesterday outside Stormont to show solidarity with the Stop the Drill campaign and to protest against the introduction of the petroleum extractive industry in Northern Ireland.  From all over Ireland people came – Leitrim, Fermanagh,...
Rally outside Stormont on Monday

Rally outside Stormont on Monday

Debate on Permitted Development On Monday 6th at Stormont there will be a Northern Assembly debate on the drilling in Woodburn Forest. Rally in front of Parliament Buildings 5.45 pm for show of solidarity with the Stop the Drill campaign and photo opportunity. The...
Drilling in Antrim – a Disaster!

Drilling in Antrim – a Disaster!

Fracking now a distinct possibility The oil and gas industry now have a foothold in Northern Ireland – Infrastrata has come in under the shelter of “permitted development”, which they obtained by default, and is drilling an exploratory well that could be later used...
FG TD introduces Ban on Fracking Bill

FG TD introduces Ban on Fracking Bill

Tony McLoughlin TD has begun process of developing new legislation In response to the “very worrying developments occurring in Northern Ireland with regard to fracking”, Tony McLoughlin is to submit a Private Members Bill to the Dáil which seeks to...