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Controversial North South Interconnector less likely to go Ahead – Tóibín Press Release

Sinn Féin Meath West TD has welcomed today’s Belfast Court of Appeal ruling which rejected the North’s Department of Infrastructure’s appeal over its decision to grant planning permission for a controversial waste incinerator in Hightown.

Continue July 12, 2018

Sinn Féin leader pledges continued support on Undergrounding the N-S Interconnector

A delegation from NEPPC and Monaghan Anti Pylon Campaign (MAPC) met with the Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and elected representatives Caoimhghín O’Caoláin and Peadar Toibín and Councillors Paddy McDonald and Cathy Bennett in Leinster House to request their support on a number of actions:. NEPPC highlighted the consistent support given by Sinn Féin over the last 10 years and the very practical help given in planning meetings with the Belgian Transmission System Operator and the EU Commission.

Continue February 9, 2018

EirGrid tactics of bribery and propaganda set a new low for a semi-state company

Latest statements on North-South Interconnector display a total contempt for basic human rights

Continue January 21, 2018

High Court refuses public Appeal of original decision on North-South Interconnector

Judgment highlights that Eirgrid views on need for connector outweighs any possible grounds for an Appeal

Continue January 14, 2018

EirGrid statements on health and use of child images a disgrace

EirGrid has taken to the regional press and airwaves stating that there are no reasons to worry about your health in relation to the North-South Interconnector. Eirgrid has no expertise on this matter. It relies on bought in consultancy to support its claims.

Continue October 11, 2017

Grid West U-turn another nail in the credibility coffin for EirGrid

Why is the North-East the only region where Government TD’s have failed to stop pylons?

Continue September 26, 2017

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