There hadn't been a great deal of publicity for the protest which had a St Patrick's theme including the slogan
'Fracking - its bad craic!' and a leprechaun
who led the marchers and banner to the hotel where the oil companies conference was taking place
The protesters held the banner in front of the entrance, but were soon moved across the road
Phil Thornhill of Campaign against Climate Change
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