The UNEP recently issued a report detailing the destructive effects of decades of Shell oil production activities in Ogoniland in Nigeria. The publication was marked in Erris County Mayo by a protest outside the gates of a newly constructed Shell gas refinery. In many ways the local community in Erris are many years ahead of the rest of the country in fighting the greed and corruption that has taken hold during the Celtic Tiger. The short film below was made after a recent trip to the region and records something of what the struggle entails.

 

   

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