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  1. MLA to raise Woodburn with exploration firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Carrickfergus Today

    Over 60 people from across the community turned out for a 'Lock the Gate against Gas' launch outside Carrickfergus Castle on Saturday. Woodburn Forest is among a number of areas in the province earmarked for exploratory drilling .

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  2. Half a million euro spent on policing during protestRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Carrickonshannon Today

    It has been revealed that the PSNI spent 451, 828, over a half a million euros, on policing anti-fracking protests in Belcoo for three weeks.

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  3. Flanagan criticises policing cost at 'fracking' siteRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Sinn FA in MLA Phil Flanagan has criticised the cost of policing operations at a proposed 'fracking' site near Belcoo.

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  4. Mayo needs to wake up to FrackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Indymedia.ie

    The Mayo Advertiser carried an article on fracking on Aug 22nd. See below. Mayo needs to wake up to the reality that the controversial method of extracting natural gas from rock - known as fracking - could soon become a major issue in the county.

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  5. Anti fracking protests continue in BelcooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Carrickonshannon Today

    The protests against the possible use of hydraulic fracturing in Co Fermanagh continued this weekend, albeit in an unusual format, as an enthusiastic crowd met to make a stand against fracking through song in Belcoo on Sunday.

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  6. Belcoo decision 'good news for Woodburn'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Carrickfergus Today

    A province-wide environmental lobby group has vowed to turn its attention to Carrickfergus after a successful campaign in Fermanagh.

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  7. Relief for local community but they vow fight will continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Carrickonshannon Today

    Big smiles from Tom White, Eddie Mitchell, Dianne Little and Tanya Jonnes at the decision by Minister Durkan not to drill in Belcoo.

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  8. Irish 'time zone shift ludicrous'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | BBC News

    The Brighter Evenings Bill would mean clocks would move one hour forward in March, but would not move back in October Proposals for a different time zone between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic have been branded as "ludicrous" by a UUP MLA.

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  9. UUP and Sinn Fein oppose proposals for new RoI time zoneRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Fermanagh Today

    Proposals in Dublin to move the Republic of Ireland to a different time zone are "ludicrous", a former Ulster Unionist leader has said.

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  10. NI Minister rules against permitted developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Carrickonshannon Today

    ... and Brendan Sweeney. In a move that has stopped the short term prospect of exploratory drilling in Belcoo, Northern Ireland's Environment Minister, Mark Durkan, has rejected Tamboran's proposals for exploratory drilling under permitted development ...

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  11. To frack or not to frack? The view from the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Fermanagh Today

    As MLAs engaged in a fiery war of words this week on the pros and cons of fracking, The News Letter took to the street to see what the public made of the matter.

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  12. Children hit the right note in anti-fracking protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Carrickonshannon Today

    Parents from Counties Fermanagh and Leitrim enjoyed a singing performance conducted by Orla Nugent outside the quarry gates at Belcoo last Friday, where Tamboran Resources proposes to drill.

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  13. Protestor JP Fay pictured at the Belcoo anti-fracking demonstration in County FermanaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Fermanagh Today

    The environment minister has defended his decision to block an exploratory fracking scheme, as criticism from unionists continued to mount.

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  14. N. Ireland fracking: minister rejects global energy firm's drilling proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Russia Taday

    Australian energy firm, Tamboran Resources, had an application to drill an exploratory hole in Belcoo, Fermanagh rejected by NI's Environment Minister.

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  15. Fracking company refused permission to drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Donegal Today

    Northern Ireland Environment Minister Mark Durkan has rejected Tamboran's proposals for exploratory drilling in Fermanagh under permitted development rights.

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  16. Durkan borehole decision criticisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | BBC News

    Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has been accused of sending out the signal that Northern Ireland "is not open for business".

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  17. Colreavy welcomes Minister Durkan's decision on Tamboran explorationRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Sligo / North Leitrim Sinn Fein TD Michael Colreavy has welcomed Minister Mark Durkan's decision that Tamboran Resources application for permission to drill an750 meter deep exploratory hole at a site adjacent to a quarry at Belcoo, Co Fermanagh must be subject to a full planning application process.

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  18. "Pressure now on Alex White as Minister Durkin rejects Fracking proposal" - CarthyRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Sinn FA in MEP, Matt Carthy, has welcomed the decision by the six-county Environment Minister, Mark Durkan, to deny Tamboran permission to begin deep bore test drilling in Belcoo Fermanagh.

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  19. Anti-fracking vigil at borehole siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | BBC News

    Anti-fracking protesters have been celebrating a decision to block permission for an exploratory borehole for shale gas in County Fermanagh.

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  20. Minister rejects proposals for fracking testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Fermanagh Today

    Australian mining firm Tamboran notified the Department of the Environment of their intention to drill a core of rock from Cleggan Quarry, Belcoo.

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