County Leitrim, Ireland. Source of image: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2008/may/10/ireland.walkingholidays

Fracking in Ireland

The possibility of a hydraulic fracturing (fracking) license being granted to companies for shale gas extraction in Ireland is a highly contentious issue. This opinion stream captures statements related to fracking in Ireland. These have been expressed in interviews, in Irish media, on social media and other sources. Understanding the perspectives of different stakeholders provide a basis for more structured stakeholder communication, dialogues and policy development, particularly in the case of high conflict. 

Republic of Ireland Fracking Opinion Stream

Post date: 10/04/15
Helmut Fehr, German Green councillor and geoscientist
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Pat Rabbitte, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
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Sinn Fein Fermanagh and South Tyrone MLA Phil Flanagan
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Pat Rabbitte, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
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Terry MacDermott, The Square, Ballaghaderreen Aghacashel, County Leitrim
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Terry MacDermott, The Square, Ballaghaderreen Aghacashel, County Leitrim
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Terry MacDermott, The Square, Ballaghaderreen Aghacashel, County Leitrim
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Dr Carroll O'Dolan, a GP from Florencecourt, member of the Fermanagh Fracking Awareness Network
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Terry MacDermott, The Square, Ballaghaderreen Aghacashel, County Leitrim