Residents seek to halt oral hearing on EirGrid pylons plan: The Irish Times, 18 March 2016

Group claims North-South connector poses health risks and will damage the environment.

A group opposed to overhead pylons as part of the proposed North-South electricity interconnector project wants permission to bring a High Court action aimed at halting an oral hearing of EirGrid plc’s application to erect 300 pylons across three counties.

The North East Pylon Pressure Campaign (NEPPC) Ltd, representing almost 200 landowners in Counties Cavan, Meath and Monaghan, wants the court to give it permission to bring proceedings against An Bord Pleanála over its decision to hold an oral hearing as part of the planning process.

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