Wind Energy Submissions Wanted as Minister O’Brien Ups the Pressure on Rural Groups

Wind Energy Submissions Wanted as Minister O’Brien Ups the Pressure on Rural Groups

The Minister for Housing and Local Government, Darragh O’Brien has issued a draft directive to Kerry County Council to vastly increase the areas of land zoned for potential wind energy development. In response, there has been a tightening of connections between groups opposed to such development in their particular areas. This directive is not great…

Scartaglin Holds its Second Meeting on Wind Awareness Concerns

Scartaglin Holds its Second Meeting on Wind Awareness Concerns

A community meeting was held in Scartaglin Heritage Centre on Thursday night last, February 10th regarding the current wind energy proposals within the current draft of the Kerry County Development Plan, which is up for public consultation at the moment. Many concerns were voiced from the large crowd, which attended on the night, regarding the…