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#Pylons

# pylons - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

MEP looks to tackle government's pylon 'myths' as Coveney acknowledges 'genuine concerns'
# Pylon On The Pressure
# Pylon On The Pressure

MEP looks to tackle government's pylon 'myths' as Coveney acknowledges 'genuine concerns'

Jan 8th 2014, 2:40 PM 7,267 Views 43 Comments

The pylons controversy rumbles on…

Eirgrid receives thousands of submissions on pylon project
# Pylons
# Pylons

Eirgrid receives thousands of submissions on pylon project

Jan 8th 2014, 9:04 AM 6,417 Views 54 Comments

Minister Pat Rabbitte is expected to meet with the board and senior management of Eirgrid later this week.

# pylons - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jan 7th 2014, 10:58 PM 15,837 Views 6 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about a grim discovery in Offaly, Ireland’s bond market return and Ralf Lauren’s niece in a pub courtroom.

Planning process criticised as Government publishes details of public consultation
# Planning
# Planning

Planning process criticised as Government publishes details of public consultation

Jan 7th 2014, 4:40 PM 6,823 Views 15 Comments

Ireland has submitted its first report on the implementation of the Aarhus Convention which ensures public participation in environmental planning.

Putting electricity cables underground will add 3% to electricity bills over the next 50 years, says Rabbitte
# Deadline
# Deadline

Putting electricity cables underground will add 3% to electricity bills over the next 50 years, says Rabbitte

Jan 7th 2014, 8:52 AM 10,055 Views 117 Comments

The deadline for submissions on this third round of public consultation conducted by Eirgrid is 5pm today.

# pylons - Monday 6 January, 2014

Deadline for submissions on Eirgrid's Gridlink project closes tomorrow
# Pylons
# Pylons

Deadline for submissions on Eirgrid's Gridlink project closes tomorrow

Jan 6th 2014, 11:31 AM 6,118 Views 42 Comments

Opposition groups were out protesting against pylon developments yesterday.

Poll: Are you concerned about plans to build more electricity pylons?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you concerned about plans to build more electricity pylons?

Jan 6th 2014, 9:22 AM 11,678 Views 137 Comments

Plans have been criticised by people living in the areas concerned but Eirgrid and the government say the pylons are needed. What do you think?

# pylons - Sunday 29 December, 2013

# pylons - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Eirgrid CEO: I'd have no issue living next to a pylon - I know it's completely safe
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

Eirgrid CEO: I'd have no issue living next to a pylon - I know it's completely safe

Dec 4th 2013, 11:33 AM 8,884 Views 93 Comments

The CEO was grilled by an Oireachtas committee this morning, one day after the incoming chairman of the company admitted he did not want to live beside a pylon.

# pylons - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

'I wouldn't like to live close to a pylon, but who would?' - Incoming Eirgrid chair
# Pylons
# Pylons

'I wouldn't like to live close to a pylon, but who would?' - Incoming Eirgrid chair

Dec 3rd 2013, 12:45 PM 14,356 Views 86 Comments

John O’Connor also “refuted emphatically” that he would have a conflict of interest in his new position having previously been the chairman of An Bord Pleanála.

# pylons - Saturday 30 November, 2013

8 things we've learned from the Labour Party's annual conference
# Labour Conference
# Labour Conference

8 things we've learned from the Labour Party's annual conference

Nov 30th 2013, 9:49 PM 15,423 Views 83 Comments

There is still business to be conducted on Sunday, but here’s what we’ve learned about the state of the Labour Party this weekend.

# pylons - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Campaign says Government policy statement 'paves way' for underground infrastructure
# Energy
# Energy

Campaign says Government policy statement 'paves way' for underground infrastructure

Jul 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,632 Views 18 Comments

A group which advocates a proposed electricity interconnector between the North and South be placed underground has welcomed a Government policy statement on the issue.