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The Pipe

Super
  • 2010
  • Ireland
  • E
  • Directed by: Risteard O'Domhnaill

This documentary tells the story of a community banding together in the face of corporate greed. It's impossible not to be moved watching these ordinary folk being beaten and arrested by the police as they begin to realise there is one rule for biochemical giants and another for themselves.

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The Pipe

23 May 20114 stars

Risteard O’Domhnaill's stirring documentary shows a community's fight against big business

(12A) 83min In 1996 natural gas was discovered off the west coast of Ireland. Shortly afterwards, Shell UK announced plans to run a pipe through the waters and land of Rossport in County Mayo to an inland refinery. Risteard O’Domhnaill’s remarkable…

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