EVS Volunteers Witness Dáil Victory!

EVS Volunteers Witness Dáil Victory!

The 27th of October we, the EVS volunteers, went into the Dáil, principal chamber of the Irish Parliament, to watch the Debate on the Anti-Fracking Bill presented by TD Tony McLoughlin. At first we thought we weren’t going to be able to go inside the Parliament...
Victory! GEAI welcomes passing of anti-fracking Bill

Victory! GEAI welcomes passing of anti-fracking Bill

GEAI’s Finest Hour Last Thursday, history was made in Ireland!  A Bill to prohibit exploration and extraction of Petroleum from shale, tight sands and coal seams was brought before the members of the Oireachtas who unanimously supported the Bill and agreed to...
The end of Fracking proposals in Ireland?

The end of Fracking proposals in Ireland?

Could this stop the oil and gas industry? Tony McLoughlin, Fine Gael T.D., has put forward an amendment to the Petroleum and Minerals Act that, though outwardly simple, could effectively ban any further on-shore exploration or extraction of oil or gas from rock or...
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...