IDEA Fracking Report 23 May 2013

IDEA is opposed to “fracking” and encourages people to watch Maryanne Lloyd-Smith in the following video as she explains many of the hazards associated with it.  A modern lifestyle requires a lot of energy and fortunately, Ireland is in a unique position to have available a wide selection of sustainable, renewable energy sources such as: [...]

On Fracking in Ireland

There is now plenty of evidence that has accumulated about the potential dangers to those living and working in the regions of fracking sites, as well as to those living/working within a large circumference of the fracking sites due to contamination of air and underground water supplies, which are not limited by geographical boundaries. In [...]


The protection of public health demands constant vigilance and a willingness to learn about new challenges. Along with climate change, our demand for fossil fuels is now posing a new public health problem. The Lough Allen and Clare basin districts, including counties Cavan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Fermanagh, Mayo, Sligo, Donegal, Monaghan, Clare, Limerick, Cork and Kerry [...]