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  1. Belcoo fracking licence 'cannot be reinstated'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    An expired licence to carry out exploratory shale gas drilling in Co Fermanagh cannot be reinstated through a legal challenge, the High Court has heard. An Australian-based mining company that planned to conduct investigations at a former quarry site in Belcoo is seeking to judicially review her decision not to grant an extension.

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  2. St. Patrick's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | BellaOnline

    St. Patrick is the national patron saint, whose emblem is the shamrock, or clover leaf. The tradition is that he taught the Trinity using the single stem but three-leaved plant to explain the three in one god concept.

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  3. Michael Colreavy calls for all-Ireland fracking banRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Deputy Michael Colreavy, Sinn FA in's spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has given a cautious welcome to the move by Minister Arlene Foster in the Stormont Assembly not to extend the licence to Tamboran to carry out fracking in Fermanagh. "The decision not to extend Tamboran's licence removes an immediate threat from the people of Belcoo and surrounding areas.

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  4. Fracking firm to sue over licenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | BBC News

    A company that plans to drill for shale gas in County Fermanagh has said it will take legal action to challenge the termination of its licence. It was granted a petroleum licence in 2011.

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  5. Tamboran loses its Fermanagh fracking licenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Donegal Today

    Protestors pictured at the Belcoo anti-fracking demonstration in County Fermanagh. Protesters have set up what they have called the Belcoo Community Protection Camp outside the entrance to the quarry and said they want their protest to be peaceful.

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  6. Tamboran's fracking licence revoked in Co FermanaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Carrickonshannon Today

    Northern Ireland Enterprise Minister, Arlene Foster revoked the licence issued to Tamboran in 2011 after the company failed to inform the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment on its decision to drill or drop their plans by a critical deadline. Under the terms of the licence, Tamboran had three years from the date of issue to inform DETI of its plans.

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

    Sep 12, 2014 | 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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  8. 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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  9. Flanagan criticises policing cost at 'fracking' siteRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | 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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  10. Mayo needs to wake up to FrackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | 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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  11. Anti fracking protests continue in BelcooRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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