A REPORT commissioned by the Government has found that overhead electricity lines are safer, more reliable and cheaper than their underground equivalents.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2008
A RASH of good quality life/equestrian properties are hitting the market this month, while large farm sales are still few and far between.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2007
AN END is in sight to a bitter three-year dispute over wind farm power lines in West Cork.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2006
Farmers opposed to the erection of power-lines through their land in Co Cork are due to meet with the ESB today to discuss their concerns about the project.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2006
FARMERS in Bantry have vowed to continue their opposition to ESB plans to erect overhead power lines to serve a wind farm.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2006
HUNDREDS of farmers protested yesterday against plans by the ESB to erect an overhead power line on the lands of some of their colleagues.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2006
A WEST Cork farmer has invited landowners and farmers from across the country to a mass rally at his property next Friday aimed at stopping the ESB running unwelcome overhead pylons through people’s lands.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2006
LANDOWNERS fighting controversial power lines appeared in the High Court yesterday as their bitter stand-off with the ESB entered its third week.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2006
DEFIANT landowners vowed last night to continue their blockade against an ESB power line despite the threat of massive legal bills.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2006
A TENSE stand-off began yesterday between landowners and the ESB over plans to erect power lines for a privately-owned wind farm.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2006
AN Bord Pleanála confirmed yesterday that it has received objections to two so-called ‘green projects’ in Co Cork.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2006
A group of Co Cork landowners today vowed to continue their battle against an ESB power line across their property as the energy firm attempted to secure a High Court injunction blocking their protests.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2006
A BITTER stand-off was looming last night as landowners vowed to block ESB plans to run a power line over their property.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2006
A WEST CORK mother yesterday pleaded with ESB Networks not to erect overhead cables, linking a private wind farm, near her home.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2005
A DISPUTE about overhead ESB cables forced an athlete to withdraw from the Irish squad in the current World Transplant Games in Canada.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2005
LANDOWNERS in Bantry have threatened to stop the ESB accessing their properties, as a dispute over health fears comes to a head with the planned erection of high voltage overhead cables.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2005
Thu, 13 Jan, 2005
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