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COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE!

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24 Jun 2011 Comments Off on COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE!

It is deeply ironic that a major public infrastructural development that has as one of its dimensions the intent of improving the environment for electronic communications in this country should, in its prolonged and troubled genesis, be distinguished by a signal failure of its advocates to engage meaningfully and reassuringly with the huge public concerns that have arisen with regard to it. The development by EirGrid of a 400kv north-south electricity interconnector using high-voltage overhead powerlines has proven an issue of widespread public unease in the communities in which ...