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Ireland On-Line: Former ICTU boss to mediate in Shell dispute: Posted Sunday 30 October 2005


Former ICTU Chief Peter Cassells has been appointed as mediator in the dispute over the controversial Corrib gas pipeline.


The announcement was made today by the Minister for Natural Resources Noel Dempsey.


Mr Cassells takes up the position today.


Minister Dempsey said Mr Cassell's previous experience meant he was ideal for the position.


“Peter is very well known, and he has a lot of experience in industrial relations and in mediation generally”, Minister Dempsey said.


“I felt as former leader of ICTU and current Chairperson of the National Centre for Partnership that he was ideally placed”, he added.


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