Currently incarcerated Shell to Sea campaigner Liam Heffernan.
From The Rossport Solidarity Campaign
Last Wednesday Liam Heffernan – a campaigner from the Rossport Solidarity Camp – was arrested at Aughoose, County Mayo under sections 8 and 9 of the Public Order Act for allegedly obstructing Shell construction vehicles without lawful authority or reasonable excuse.
At Belmullet Garda station Mr. Heffernan was offered to enter into a bail bond with the condition that he stay away from the Shell tunnelling compound at Aughoose.
After refusing this condition, he was remanded to Catlerea prison, Co. Roscommon for two days until the court sat on Friday morning last.
On Monday Liam Heffernan began a hunger strike in protest against his continued detention in Castlerea prison.
In Harristown Court, Castlerea… Mr. Heffernan accepted to enter into the bail conditions set out by the Judge and to appear before Belmullet District Court on the July 10.
The Judge however found problems with Mr. Heffernan’s signature and remanded the campaigner in custody until the next sitting of Harristown court.
Today [Thursday], marks Liam’s ninth day in prison and fourth day on hunger strike.
Supporters of Liam are invited to attend Harristown Court, Castlerea, tomorrow, Friday the 21st of June at 10.30am.
Corrib campaigner on hunger strike in Castlerea prison (Rossport Solidarity Campaign)
Pic: Rossport Solidarity Campaign