Campaigners against Ringaskiddy incinerator to hold protest during Royal visit

Campaigners against a proposed waste incinerator in Cork are to use the Royal visit to hold a protest.

They say they will hold a silent and peaceful protest when Britain's Prince Charles's visits the Irish Naval Service Head Quarters in Haulbowline tomorrow.

The controversial €160M Ringaskiddy site recently got planning permission from An Bord Pleanana after years of delays.

The facility, to be built by Indaver, will process 240,000 tonnes of waste every year.

The plans to build a waste-to-energy incinerator were met with ''anger and frustration'' by locals when they were announced last month.

Meanwhile, a Go Fund Me page set up to raise money for a judicial review of An Bord Pleanana's decision is close to topping €50,000.

- Digital Desk

Related Articles

Fatal explosion shows ‘insanity’ of incinerator’s planned location

Readers' Blog: TDs must ask questions of planning board

Our failing system must be remade - Questions on planning process

Latest: Plans for €160m Ringaskiddy waste incinerator 'a kick in the teeth for the people of Cork'

More in this Section

Gardaí investigating after body of baby found on beach in Dublin

Fianna Fáil: 68,000 people waiting for speech and language or occupational therapies assessments

Nurses were victims in 70% of assaults on hospital staff since 2008, HSE figures show

TDs hit out at Shane Ross' 'draconian' plans for speeding penalties


Lindsay Woods: At a time of year when the pace is frenzied and days are full of school plays and deadlines, the chance to break from routine is a welcome one

On the red carpet: Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger and Cheryl

Raise a glass to Christmas festivities

The best festive desserts to try out this Christmas

More From The Irish Examiner