150 people turn out in Meenreagh to show opposition against windfarm development

photo (4)Up to 150 people turned out in Meenreagh last night to show their opposition against a proposed Windfarm development in the area.

Planree Ltd have applied to An Board Pleanala to develop Irelands biggest onshore windfarm at Carrickduff Hill and Lismullyduff.

The proposed windfarm could see up to 49 wind turbines built over 20 townlands from Barnesmore Gap right up to the Castlefin area.

A committee was set up at last nights meeting. They will now send an objection to An Board Plenala and letters of opposition to the Environment Minister. They are also going to seek expert advice.

Highland Radio News spoke to these people at the meeting who say they have huge concerns: