Climate Action Bill 2015 – All smoke, no fire?

Climate Action Bill 2015 – All smoke, no fire?

“Transition to a low carbon, climate resilient and environmentally sustainable economy by the end of 2050.” In the context of the climate crisis now confronting the earth, this is the ONLY aspiration of the Government in the Climate Action Bill 2015. There are no...
Tamboran’s licence terminated!

Tamboran’s licence terminated!

Good news for Fermanagh (and Leitrim) last night The news went out at 6pm that the Minister had terminated Tamboran’s exploration licence.  Their initial licence was for three years, during which time they were to do some works, including drilling a borehole and...
OPINION: The Irish Fracking Process has begun

OPINION: The Irish Fracking Process has begun

The Irish Fracking process has begun Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) views the latest developments  where preparations for shale gas exploratory drilling has begun in Belcoo as a National, not local issue. Dr Aedin McLoughlin, Director GEAI, expressed extreme...

Happy New Year to all our friends!

2013 is past and most of us are not unhappy to be in a New Year.  For many people and campaigners, 2013 was a tough year – throughout Ireland, people struggled with the national economic situation, personal reduction in disposable income and, of course, the...

64% of EU citizens against development of Shale Gas

   Irish Voice heard in Brussels meeting The results of an EU on-line questionnaire on fracking were presented at a meeting on 7th June in Brussels, attended by Irish representatives of the campaign against fracking.  Almost 23,000 people responded to the...