Annemarie O’Brien, wife of the world’s greatest trainer Aidan, claims pylons and wind turbines pose a huge threat to the equine industry – and to tourism and agriculture.
Now she’s concerned the blight of power lines and turbines will affect stud farms and stables which have become famous the world over.
Stables such as Ballydoyle, the top class operation run by Aidan, 45, in Co Tipperary, in rolling pastures near Slievenamon, which has given us world-beaters including Istabraq and Rock of Gibraltar.
The O’Briens, our uncrowned First Family of The Turf, say we must protect our heartland industries such as racing, tourism and agriculture, from the pylons’ march.
Click here to read the full article: Irish Mirror, 25 March 2015