Articles tagged with: north-south interconnector

CONLAN CITES PYLONS AS MAIN REASON FOR FG RESIGNATION

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27 Nov 2015 Comments Off on CONLAN CITES PYLONS AS MAIN REASON FOR FG RESIGNATION

…But TD slams party where “you will be punished” for speaking out By MICHAEL McDONNELL TUESDAY’S sudden announcement by Seán Conlan that he was resigning from Fine Gael has completed a major rearrangement of the party’s political landscape in Co Monaghan, coming as it did less than 24 hours after veteran local public representative Hughie McElvaney had also declared his resignation from FG ranks. Deputy Conlan made his decision public on local radio on Tuesday, where he cited his opposition to the EirGrid’s North South Interconnector as his reason for parting ways with ...

INDEPENDENT COMMISSION HAD "INCOMPLETE INFORMATION" TO DRAW CONCLUSIONS ON UNDERGROUNDING OPTION, EIRGRID TELLS CO COUNCIL

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9 Mar 2012 Comments Off on INDEPENDENT COMMISSION HAD "INCOMPLETE INFORMATION" TO DRAW CONCLUSIONS ON UNDERGROUNDING OPTION, EIRGRID TELLS CO COUNCIL

An entirely new report on the controversial north-south interconnector project and the feasibility of undergrounding the development was called for by several members of Monaghan Co Council on Monday after a delegation of EirGrid officials who met them to discuss the recent International Expert Commission report put forward the view that the Commission had incomplete information and technical data at its disposal to draw the conclusions it had made in relation to the undergrounding option. On the proposal of Matt Carthy, Owen Bannigan seconding, the Council agreed to seek ...