Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It’s being scrapped: Yahoo News, 8 October 2015

STATE-OWNED ELECTRICITY grid operator Eirgrid has confirmed that a proposed overhead power line running from Cork to Kildare will not go ahead.

The company’s €500 million plan to construct a network of pylons carrying high-voltage lines across as many as nine counties had faced consistent criticism from community groups.

An independent panel said earlier today that Eirgrid intends to instead use the current grid infrastructure from Moneypoint in Clare to the greater Dublin area.

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