Eirgrid could face stiff opposition to aspects of its €1bn project to import electricity from France, after announcing its preferred site in Co Cork for a major electrical converter station.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Predictably, for the first Ironman triathlon to take place in Ireland, the main obstacle proved not to be the gruelling race itself but the weather conditions that greeted more than 2,600 athletes on Claycastle Beach yesterday morning.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
A €1bn subsea power cable linking Ireland to France will help drive down electricity prices for Irish consumers, government leaders said today as they signed an application for some €600m in European grant aid for the project.
Fri, 31 May, 2019
Youghal Town Council has been forced officially to close its boardwalk at Claycastle following extensive storm damage. Overnight winds of 80kmp and ferocious wave power dislodged several sections of the teak decking and uprooted piling on the 400-metre structure.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2014