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Real World Radio Europe #17

Is Ireland about to ban drilling for oil and gas?


We follow the remarkable progress of the #fossilfree movement in Ireland. Ireland is one of Europe’s climate change ’laggards’, but a powerful grassroots campaign could be about to change that. In just a few short months, a well-organised group of people has sprung up to protest oil and gas drilling, and they’re on the cusp of what could be a major victory – to get Ireland to outlaw new drilling for fossil fuels. Ireland would be the fourth country in the world to do so. Aideen Ó Dochartaigh from ’Not Here Not Anywhere’ and Oisín Coghlan from Friends of the Earth Ireland tell us the story.

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