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Communities wake-up call in Eirgrid Newsletter

“We hope that ESB Networks, our partners on the project, can begin construction by mid 2018.”

Continue September 19, 2017

High Court ruling challenges basic landowner and community rights

NEPPC to continue to pursue significant issues raised. NEPPC is considering the 226 page judgment by Justice Max Barrett and will make a decision on appealing the case in due course.

Continue August 23, 2017

NEPPC challenge An Bord Pleanála decision on North-South Interconnector

Judicial review lasting 6 days hears of major issues relating to the EirGrid planning application.

Continue July 30, 2017

High Court Judicial Review of North-South Interconnector

The case commenced on 18th July and is continuing this week.
NEPPC will provide a full summary of proceedings next week, when the case has finished.

Judicial Review 19 July 2017:

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Aimee Treacy, Cllr PJ Hanlon FF, Cllr Seamus Coyle FF, Padraig O Reilly,  Senator Diarmuid Wilson FF and Senator Robbie Gallagher FF. Apologies from Brendan Smith FF who is currently abroad on a trade mission.

 

First Day of Judicial Review 18 July 2017
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 Cllr Damien O Reilly, Aimee Treacy (NEPPC), Cllr Tommy Reilly, Thomas Byrne TD and Shane Cassells TD

July 19, 2017

Irish Times Article: North-south interconnector decision ‘failed to consider Brexit

Landowners claim at start of legal challenge they were ‘excluded’ from planning process
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/north-south-interconnector-decision-failed-to-consider-brexit-1.3159444?mode=amp

Continue July 19, 2017

Laois Today: Anger as Eirgrid sub-station works begin before planning conditions are met

A local community in Laois have called for a massive sub-station development in their area to be scrapped after work started on the project without having full planning permission..

Continue June 16, 2017

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