Anti-Grid West campaign welcomes end of southeast pylons plan: Irish Times, 8 October 2015

Campaigners against Eirgrid’s GridWest project have welcomed the company’s decision to abandon its pylons plan between Cork and Kildare.

“We are now looking forward to Eirgrid also cancelling GridWest,” Moy Valley Protection Group chairman Eddie Farrell said on Thursday.

Based in north Mayo, the Moy Valley Protection Group opposes plans for the 400kv grid link, and is also opposed to two large wind farm projects planned for the area by Coillte, the ESB and Bord na Móna.

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