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Show me the money — Councillors call for maximum benefit from Connemara windfarm

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A report on the proposed new windfarm which covers a massive 4,000 acres in Connemara was circulated to councillors at the meeting of the Galway County Council this week and revealed that a substantial community fund, potentially worth millions of euro will be generated by the development.

Industrial wind turbines will make Midlands “pollution haven”

Sinn Féin candidate for the Mullingar-Coole area, Una D’Arcy, believes that the Derravaragh area of north Westmeath, and other areas in the Midlands, will become pollution havens if plans for industrial wind turbines go ahead.

Battle lines finally drawn in Midland windfarm debate

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A local Labour TD has firmly nailed his colours to a 130m mast, when he publicly declared his opposition to the windfarm proposed for the Midlands at a meeting this week, but was contradicted on a number of points in a later address by the CEO of the firm behind the project.

Mandatory guidelines for windfarms demanded

Only mandatory guidelines for the erection and operation of windfarms will be acceptable to people in East Connemara as the number of wind turbines in the area continues to multiply.

Local group calls on council to adopt minimum separation distances for wind turbines

A lobby group that stopped a €20 million windfarm project outside Mullingar two years ago, has called on Westmeath County Council to adopt a Senate bill that recommends minimum separation distances between turbines and houses as part of its next County Development Plan (CDP).

Questions must be answered over Costelloe wind farm application says Ó Clochartaigh

Far too many questions remain to be answered over a proposal to develop a large-scale windfarm in the Costelloe area and until they are answered further proceedings must cease.

Dysart protesters grateful for support

The Wind Turbine Action Group South Roscommon (WTAGSR) would like to thank all those who supported the recent drive to raise funds to conduct its campaign.

Windfarm decision appealed to An Bord Pleanála

With only 24 hours to go before the deadline, an appeal was lodged by hand at An Bord Pleanála’s offices on Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, regarding Westmeath County Council’s rejection of the planned windfarm in Gaybrook.

Windfarm firm undecided on appeal after €20m project is refused

Gaeltech Energy Developments Ltd (GED), the Cootehill-based company which had its application for a windfarm in Gaybrook turned down this week, has not yet decided whether to appeal the council’s decision to An Bord Pleanála.

Politicians unite in opposition to Gaybrook windfarm

Former Minister Mary O’Rourke has offered to lead a cross-party delegation to the county manager’s office in protest at the proposed Gaybrook windfarm, a development her parliamentary colleague Deputy James Bannon referred to as: “A serious blight on a tourism honeypot... in a densely populated area”.

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