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Weir totally against Eirgrid’s third option

Independent Ballina Municipal District Mayo county councillor Seamus Weir this week hit out at proposals to only underground 8km of the controversial project. Cllr Weir said this week: “I oppose Eirgrid’s third option to reduce the voltage on the proposed 400kv transmission line from 400kv to 210kv and suggesting under-grounding the line to a distances of 30 kilometres from Magownagh to Flagfort. I am told it will only be underground for 8km at Flagfort substation.”

Anti-Pylon protesters to hand in letter to Taoiseach’s office

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The Moy Valley Protection group which represents the concerns of many communities in Mayo will present a letter to An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny’s office and to the elected members of Mayo County Council in Castlebar today (Monday) at 5pm.

“Pillaging” rural landscape for pylon project is not the solution, says Higgins

MEP Jim Higgins has rowed in on the pylon debate, warning that the people of rural Ireland are feeling “ignored, isolated and unrepresented”.

Harkin questions honesty of those in favour of over grounding cables

The suggestion by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Richard Bruton, that the cost of undergrounding cables in the planned EirGrid development would prevent more balanced regional development, was the type of argument which raised questions about the honesty of those favouring overgrounding of the various projects.

It’s all one way from here

Kilkenny Borough Council is preparing to put in place a one-way-system for three city centre streets while also establishing a pedestrian priority zone.


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