Mayo is a hotbed of political rivalry. This has been helped in no small part by the David-and-Goliath battle between local landowners and fuel giant Shell over the safety of the gas pipeline it is building in Rossport in the north-west of the county.
Protest rallies held yesterday in Dublin and across Mayo against the jailing of five Mayo farmers for obstructing Shell's pipeline are providing opposition candidates with an invaluable early election platform. The...
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