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STRONG OPPOSITION TO PYLONS AS EIRGRID DEFENDS OVERHEAD NORTH/SOUTH INTERCONNECTOR PLANS

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24 Apr 2015 Comments Off on STRONG OPPOSITION TO PYLONS AS EIRGRID DEFENDS OVERHEAD NORTH/SOUTH INTERCONNECTOR PLANS
STRONG OPPOSITION TO PYLONS AS EIRGRID DEFENDS OVERHEAD NORTH/SOUTH INTERCONNECTOR PLANS

Michael Fisher As anti-pylon protestors in County Monaghan met in Aughnamullen to express vigorous opposition to the North/South Interconnector plans for overhead power lines, the head of Eigrid has told an Oireachtas committee that putting the line underground would add €500m to the project. Chief Executive Fintan Slye also confirmed to Deputy Sean Conlan that there had been no specific consultation with local communities on a possible underground route. Around 300 people packed into Aughnamullen Social Centre in Lough Egish on Monday night to protest against EirGrid plans for a second overhead ...