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Community anti fracking group, Love Leitrim are calling on Irish MEP’s to vote against the 4th Projects of Common Interest list today in the European Parliament. The list contains 55 fossil fuel infrastructure projects, including Shannon LNG which if success would see Ireland become a hub for imported fracked gas.…

About a dozen of the 19 general election candidates in Sligo/Leitrim have signed a pledge opposing the importation of fracked gas. Candidates who sign the Pledge4Climate initiative agree that, if elected, they will work to oppose not only the importation of fracked gas but the carrying otfof fracking anywhere in…

Love Leitrim have described the recent temporary ban on fracking in England as a ‘pre election stunt’. The decision at the weekend by the UK government comes into immediate effect and is a major U- turn on their previous views. Notably, Northern Ireland is absent from this temporary ban as…

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Environmental Minister Richard Bruton are being criticised for signing off on a proposal to develop a gas terminal in the Shannon estuary. The Love Leitrim group have blasted the government after it was revealed that project was included on the draft Projects of Common Interest…

The deadline for submissions opposing plans for fracking to be carried out close to the Fermanagh/Leitrim border has been extended. The Department of the Economy in the north has announced the deadline will be pushed back until July 31st. Up to now there has been over 1500 online submissions made…