Teresa Treacy, 65-year-old woman jailed 12th September 2011
Ms. Teresa Treacy (65) of Woodfield, Clonmore, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland, was jailed for failing to comply with court orders permitting EirGrid and the ESB to run power line with pylons through her property.
Determined to fight for the welfare of forestry on her land, Ms Treacy refused to purge her contempt and was taken to the Dóchas Centre at Mountjoy Prison on September 13th.
A number of demonstrators have vowed to continue the fight on her land.
Letters of support to Teresa Treacy, can be sent to her at:
The Dochas Centre,
North Circular Road,
Republic of Ireland.
Alan Shatter, the Irish Minister for Justice, can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com