[From top: Eddie Hobbs with contributing authors; Hobbs; Hobbs with Chris Sanders and Eilis Quinlan whose father,former Labour Minister and European Parliament member Justin Keating (on screen) who in 1975 introduced the first substantial legislation for the development of Ireland's oil and gas; Book cover]
The launch of ‘Own Our Oil: The Fight for Irish Economic Freedom’ by Eddie Hobbs in the President”s Room at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin this afternoon.
In ‘Own Our Oil:The Fight for Irish Economic Freedom’ Eddie Hobbs and contributing authors shine a light on the exploitation that surrounds Ireland’s oil and gas reserves. The authors illustrate their ideal economic model for a healthy and prosperous Ireland, in contrast to the current management of oil and gas reserves in Ireland….
Protesters including the admirably-ripped Paul Wright (top and above) at the Forty Foot in Sandycove, Co Dublin, earlier opposing the oil exploration license granted to Providence Resources two miles out to sea.