Sunday 17 December 2017

Locals oppose oil exploration

MORE than 200 residents and local business owners from Dalkey in south county Dublin joined forces yesterday to protest over proposals by a private company to drill for oil and gas just six kilometres from the coast.

Providence Resources have applied for a licence to drill an exploratory well at Kish Bank in the coming months.

They say the drill will cause damage to both the environment and tourism sector in the area.

Irish Independent

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