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# derrybrien - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

ESB to decommission 70-turbine Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway
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# Wind Energy

ESB to decommission 70-turbine Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway

Mar 16th 2022, 5:29 PM 45,407 Views 33 Comments

The construction of the wind farm in 2003 was linked to a landslide that led to the death of around 50,000 fish and tonnes of dislodged peat.

# derrybrien - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm
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Ireland fined €5m plus daily penalty of €15,000 over landslides at Galway wind farm

Nov 12th 2019, 10:55 AM 28,450 Views 53 Comments

The fine relates to an incident which saw 50,000 fish killed in 2003.