Articles tagged with: ANTI-PYLON

FIANNA FÁIL’S ‘COMPLETE U-TURN’ IN INTERCONNECTOR REVEALED

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12 Nov 2020 Comments Off on FIANNA FÁIL’S ‘COMPLETE U-TURN’ IN INTERCONNECTOR REVEALED
FIANNA FÁIL’S ‘COMPLETE U-TURN’ IN INTERCONNECTOR REVEALED

Michael Fisher Anti-pylon groups in Monaghan, Cavan and Meath have accused Fianna Fáil Oireachtas members of selling out local communities and reversing their policy of undergrounding EirGrid’s proposed North South electricity interconnector. Fianna Fáil’s complete U-turn on the issue now that they are members of a three party Coalition government became apparent in a radio interview on LMFM’s Michael Reade Show by the Minister of State for European Affairs, Thomas Byrne TD on Friday (see transcript on page 12). Speaking on the EirGrid sponsored programme, Minister Byrne confirmed that there ...

ANTI-PYLON GROUPS TO SEEK TALKS

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28 Jul 2011 Comments Off on ANTI-PYLON GROUPS TO SEEK TALKS

By PATSY McARDLE LOCAL authorities and rural residents through Co. Monaghan welcomed the announcement on Monday of the appointment of a top international three-man Commission by the Government to explore the feasibility of placing a new €280 million cross-border 400kV electricity power-link underground, or by overhead power-lines, from the Tyrone border, right across counties Monaghan and Cavan, into Co. Meath. Monaghan Co Council as well as urban authorities in the county have already fully supported the protracted lobby to prevent the ...