Twin Towns flood defence gets ‘planning’

PLANS for flood defence works for the Twin Towns have been granted by An Bord Pleanála following an application by Donegal County Council. The mitigation measures for Ballybofey and Stranorlar will be erected behind the flood embankments on the River Finn. The works include the construction of two storm manholes and two pump hardstands for […]

Hen Harrier hitch for massive Donegal wind farm

THE Irish Raptor Study Group has been granted permission to bring judicial review proceedings challenging a decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a 19-turbine wind farm located at Meenbog near Barnesmore Gap. The proposed development site is located in an area which is specially designated by the National Parks and Wildlife […]

Friday deadline for ABP wind farm ‘submissions’

SINN Féin Councillor Liam Doherty has urged people to submit their observations and objections regarding the proposed Carrickaduff Hill Wind Farm in the Finn Valley to An Bord Pleanála (ABP) before today’s (Friday) deadline.

Details emerge of huge new Finn Valley wind farm

HUGE 500 foot turbines will form part of Ireland’s largest onshore wind farm which could be constructed along a 15 kilometre stretch of the top of the Finn Valley, from Barnesmore Gap to near Castlefin.