Regular readers will know that Tuppenceworth is interested in the transpirings and doings around Rossport and the Corrib estuary over the last few years. There is currently, as in this week, an Irish produced documentary in the Art House cinema of Ireland, the IFI. The Pipe has won awards on the festival circuit, and has picked up some very strong reviews.
BelmulletOriginally uploaded by Conor LawlessDuring August of this year I wrote a blizzard of letters for clients of McGarr Solicitors who were worried about their crab fishing pots. As it turned out, they had good reason to be worried. Traditionally, August is the middle of the Long Vacation, and therefore ought to be a sleepy time for law firms.
Elections are moments of truth- when we get as close as we can to really hearing what other people are thinking, albeit as a collective. And one of the more interesting things I've heard from this election was the general feeling (except from some Green party members) that having the Green Party in government could only be a good thing.
Further to my post and letter of 3rd July I have now delivered a follow up letter, requesting further information from Minister Dempsey, also under Council Directive 2003/4/EC. The full text of this second letter is available on Tuppenceworth. ie.