Trojan horse – Councillor Mary Bohan, Fianna Fáil, motion on the Agenda of a meeting of Leitrim County Council on Monday, 11th of May

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Motion from Cllr Mary Bohan, FF, at a meeting today (Mon, 11th of May) of Leitrim County Council at 11am in Bredagh Old Schoolhouse, Carrigallen, is in conflict with the ban on UGEE in the Leitrim County Development Plan and the recently stated policy
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THE TROJAN HORSE!!!
‘The motion should be withdrawn completely at this stage. The first part of the motion, despite being factually correct, is being used as a Trojan horse in order to get the second part through.’

Councillor Mary Bohan, Fianna Fáil, motion on the Agenda of a meeting of Leitrim County Council on Monday, 11th of May at 11am in Bredagh Old School, adjacent to Carrigallen Church of Ireland, Carrigallen, Co. Leitrim:

I propose

(a) vote of no confidence in CDM Consortium of researchers appointed by the EPA to carry out the research in relation to fracking.

(b) I further call that Leitrim County Council calls on the Minister of Health and the Taoiseach in the interests of public health to have this research carried out by the Department of Health Chief Medical Officer.

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Leitrim County Councillors condemn Tamboran’s actions in Belcoo

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Leitrim County Councillors have unanimously condemned Tamboran Resources actions in pre-empting the start of drilling at a quarry in Fermanagh.

Tamboran are proposing to drill samples from the rock in the quarry in Belcoo, which will be sent to the USA for further analysis.

They have already erected security fencing at the quarry on Gandrum Road, Co Fermanagh and have sought a High Court injunction against protestors at the site.

In an emergency meeting called by councillors this morning in Carrick-on-Shannon councillors stressed the need for unity between all parties in the fight against the introduction of hydraulic fracturing both north and south of the border. Continue reading