Protesters demonstrate against oil exploration plans

26 Nov

Last month the Department of the Environment awarded a foreshore licence to Providence Resources for exploratory drilling six kilometres from the Dalkey coast.

Providence has argued the project would be of significant economic benefit to Ireland with up to 40 per cent of profits from production accruing to the State. But groups such as Dublin Bay Solidarity, which organised the protest, have raised concerns about environmental issues and taxation, and have criticised the level of public consultation on the licence.

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One Response to “Protesters demonstrate against oil exploration plans”

  1. Part of the Solution November 30, 2012 at 12:26 am #

    that guy has the weirdest looking bald-spot

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