Brosnans Say Stop!

Pierce Brosnan and his wife Keely are putting their green thoughts on paper with regard to Ireland's first liquefied natural gas terminal, and they're saying no, no, no!

The Brosnans, noted eco-activists when Pierce isn't on the set, penned a letter to the Kerry County Council to lay out their concerns about the terminal, which is proposed for a land bank in Tarbert, Co. Kerry on the Shannon Estuary.

A subsidiary of Hess, the U.S. oil big, won permission to proceed with the project in March.

Brosnan, a native of Co. Meath, outlined his safety and health concerns, and informed council members of their efforts to block a similar plan in the state of California where he lives with his family.

"What we found was a massive, industrial facility that would have polluted our community in violation of existing air-quality laws and that posed serious long-term risks to public safety and security," the Brosnans wrote.

The Irish proposal has been "fast-tracked and piecemealed" by separating the terminal itself from its associated pipeline and "no coherent assessment of the serious and significant risks to public health and safety has been undertaken," they added.

The council has yet to decide on granting the go-ahead to the €500 million project.


Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:

Already have an account ?

For Newsletter Subscribers – Draw for 1 Prize on December 31st.

Prize: Your Piece of Ireland – a Square of Land in the heart of the Glens of Antrim, Ireland

More details here (or you can buy a little piece of Ireland directly):

Terms & Conditions

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.

Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: