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Onshore Fracking Ban Republic of Ireland signed into law.

Onshore Fracking Ban Republic of Ireland signed into law.


What and how we won!

Fracking Banned Irish Republic.

Why this is important

Wherever hydraulic fracturing for shale gas is practiced there are cases of groundwater contamination, soil and air pollution, Studies also show a negative impact on human health, and sickness, and disease, in wildlife, and livestock is frequently reported.

Exploration licences have been granted to companies which intend to use Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking) to extract shale gas if given the go ahead to proceed further.

Two licences cover large areas of the North West and South West of Ireland – namely Leitrim, Roscommon Sligo, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. Fermanagh is also included in the project however that, of course, is licensed under a different jurisdiction.

A third licence covers an area including Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Cork.

These areas contain some of the most pristine and, beautiful natural environments in the world. The initial project area is also a UNESCO geo park and is unique in the world.

Alex White TD has the power to stop this process from going ahead. Please let him know that the world will not accept anything less than a ban on hydraulic fracturing in Ireland and sign our petition.

We believe Ireland holds a special place in the hearts of people around the world please help us prevent the destruction of this beautiful island.


The company involved in the north west isTamboran resources Ltd and. In the South West the company involved is Enegi Oil.

The following link gives a brief explanation/ presentation of the process involved

Please feel free to contact the Minister, urging him to stop this process from going ahead.

Alex White TD Minister for Communications, Energy and and Natural Resources Work Address Leinster House Kildare Street Dublin 2 Home Address 30 Fortfield Road Terenure Dublin 6W Tel 618 3972 Email [email protected]

Posted March 1, 2012
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