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#Pylons

From TheJournal.ie Regina Doherty has 'absolutely no confidence' North-South interconnector will happen Pylons

Regina Doherty has 'absolutely no confidence' North-South interconnector will happen

The minister said Brexit is “the biggest obstacle” facing the proposed energy project.

From TheJournal.ie Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned Pylons

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned

The Minister for Communications confirmed that the interconnector would be constructed even in the event of a hard Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy N-S Interconnector

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy

The plan would link electricity stations in Meath and Tyrone.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Regina Doherty right to say she didn't support the use of civil disobedience? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Regina Doherty right to say she didn't support the use of civil disobedience?

The Government Chief Whip denies having made some controversial comments. We put that claim to the test.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park' Interconnector

Anti-pylon group warns Shell to Sea debacle 'will look like a walk in the park'

The North East Pylon Pressure Campaign said communities will not stand by while hundreds of pylons are built across Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial plan for hundreds of pylons in rural Ireland has been given the go-ahead Pylon On The Pressure

Controversial plan for hundreds of pylons in rural Ireland has been given the go-ahead

The plan had been widely criticised by people living in the area.

From TheJournal.ie After years of campaigning, pylons in Lucan and Adamstown are being moved Pylons

After years of campaigning, pylons in Lucan and Adamstown are being moved

A timeline for the construction says the substation will be operational by 2018/2019.

From TheJournal.ie Sean Conlan thinks Fine Gael is out to get him Resignation

Sean Conlan thinks Fine Gael is out to get him

The TD, who resigned from the party yesterday, claimed figures in Fine Gael are attempting to silence him.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan resigns from party Gone

Controversial Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan resigns from party

The Cavan-Monaghan deputy confirmed his departure today.

From TheJournal.ie Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It's being scrapped Pylon The Pressure

Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It's being scrapped

The Grid Link project had been heavily criticised by anti-pylon protesters.

From TheJournal.ie Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies Power Cuts

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies

To-date this year, 142km of power lines have been stolen.

From TheJournal.ie The Death of Rural Ireland (& dozens of mourning protesters) stage a dramatic Dublin protest In Photos

The Death of Rural Ireland (& dozens of mourning protesters) stage a dramatic Dublin protest

Things got a little funereal on Marlborough Street this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused' Pylons

Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused'

The semi-state body wants to develop stronger relationships with stakeholders.

From TheJournal.ie Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away

The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.

From TheJournal.ie Eirgrid identifying underground cable route from Cork to Kildare Electricity

Eirgrid identifying underground cable route from Cork to Kildare

Earlier this week, Eirgrid announced the underground route option for the Grid West project.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm doing this because I'm concerned and worried': Anti-pylon candidate on why he's not actually anti-pylons Election 2014

'I'm doing this because I'm concerned and worried': Anti-pylon candidate on why he's not actually anti-pylons

Fianna Fáil’s Kieran Hartley says that the government should be looking at alternative energy sources and explains why he wouldn’t mind a wind turbine in a community, as long as it is benefiting that community.

From TheJournal.ie These protesters are calling for an end to 'pylon and wind farm lunacy' Voxpop This post contains videos

These protesters are calling for an end to 'pylon and wind farm lunacy'

More than 3,000 are attending a demonstration organised by Wind Aware Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

From TheJournal.ie 'Incensed' anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House Wind Energy

'Incensed' anti-pylon groups take their protest to Leinster House

Wind Aware Ireland said that the Government’s wind energy policy is a “completely ineffective way of reducing C02″.

From TheJournal.ie The distance from a wind turbine to a house should be 10 times its height says new bill Ratio

The distance from a wind turbine to a house should be 10 times its height says new bill

Sinn Féin are set to table the bill today but insists that it doesn’t make them anti-wind energy.

From TheJournal.ie There is a low-cost alternative to Grid25 pylon project, finds new report Energy

There is a low-cost alternative to Grid25 pylon project, finds new report

ReThink Pylons is calling again on the Irish Government to re-examine its energy policy and Grid25 projects.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Politics and sound economic decisions don't mix, as our energy policy shows Power Trip

Column: Politics and sound economic decisions don't mix, as our energy policy shows

Ireland’s economic future is in our hands once again, let’s learn from the past and not mess it up with an unworkable energy policy, writes Steven O’Hanlon.

From TheJournal.ie Pylons being used to rollout broadband could happen as TDs debate Multi-purpose

Pylons being used to rollout broadband could happen as TDs debate

An Oireachtas Committee will today debate legislation which may also extend private land access to third-party

From TheJournal.ie EU report fails to find conclusive evidence linking pylons with health risks Pylons

EU report fails to find conclusive evidence linking pylons with health risks

The report states that more research is needed to enable draw any conclusion into possible health risks.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin another stormy day…

From TheJournal.ie Labour senator slams Rabbitte's 'arrogant disdain and contempt' over pylon review Pylon The Pressure

Labour senator slams Rabbitte's 'arrogant disdain and contempt' over pylon review

John Whelan’s comments come ahead of Pat Rabbitte’s meeting with the chair of the independent commission examining the controversial pylons project.

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte wants to reassure you about this part of the pylon study Crossed Wires

Rabbitte wants to reassure you about this part of the pylon study

Fianna Fáil is demanding that the North-South Interconnector be included in an Eirgrid Pylon review – here’s how the situation is being resolved.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Homes within 50m of Eirgrid pylons will be considered for compensation Too Close To Home

Homes within 50m of Eirgrid pylons will be considered for compensation

Sean Conlon TD said the Taoiseach told him last night the North South Interconnector would be reviewed by the independent panel.

From TheJournal.ie Could controversial power lines go underground? The government wants to find out Pylons

Could controversial power lines go underground? The government wants to find out

Pat Rabbitte announced that an independent commission will examine the possibility of putting high-voltage power lines underground instead of on large pylons.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue? Pylons

Explainer: What’s happening with electricity pylons and why is it such a big issue?

Heard a lot about pylons in recent weeks, but not sure what it’s all about. Here’s Eirgrid’s projects explained.

From TheJournal.ie Eirgrid says it will still accept pylon submissions, despite passing of deadline Grid Link

Eirgrid says it will still accept pylon submissions, despite passing of deadline

If you missed the 7 January deadline but still have concerns, Eirgrid will add your submission to the pile of 35,000 already received.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The people should have a say in planning Ireland's energy grid Opinion

Column: The people should have a say in planning Ireland's energy grid

Rebuilding the grid will take more than a decade and we are still at the start. Now is the time to change the process from an adversarial one to a truly participative project developed in the public interest, writes Ossian Smyth.

From TheJournal.ie Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity' FDI

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'

EirGrid know what they’re doing and have ‘some of the best engineers in the world’ working with them, Engineers Ireland has said.

From TheJournal.ie Prendergast: ‘Pylons are the rape of rural Ireland’ COUNTRYSIDE

Prendergast: ‘Pylons are the rape of rural Ireland’

The MEP is calling on the EU Commission to fully investigate the health risks on humans and animals of high voltage overhead power lines such as those proposed by Eirgrid.

From TheJournal.ie Pylon health considerations 'do not warrant involvement of Health Minister' Pylons

Pylon health considerations 'do not warrant involvement of Health Minister'

Meanwhile, Minister Pat Rabbitte has been called on to publish any evidence he may have about the possible health effects of high voltage cables in overhead pylons.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly letter “should be a concern for all citizens” – Labour senator Pylons

Reilly letter “should be a concern for all citizens” – Labour senator

James Reilly raised concerns with Phil Hogan over the placing of electrical cables in his constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Prendergast: 8 reasons why pylons should not go ahead Opinion

Phil Prendergast: 8 reasons why pylons should not go ahead

MEP outlines her arguments for opposing Eirgrid’s Gridlink infrastructure plan, which would see giant pylons across rural areas.

From TheJournal.ie Tourism factors were not considered in grid route selection say Fáilte Ireland Pylons

Tourism factors were not considered in grid route selection say Fáilte Ireland

A submission to Grid Link claims that these factors were “insufficiently developed in the analysis”.

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