Cllrs object to plans to build Ireland’s largest windfarm in Donegal

windfarmCouncillors on Donegal Co. Council are objecting to plans to build Ireland's largest windfarm in the county.

Plans have been lodged by Planree Ltd for up to 49 wind turbines stretching from Barnesmore Gap to Castlefin.

Almost 200 submissions and objections from members of the public on both sides of the border were received by An Board Planela.

Today Councillors agreed to send a resolution to An Bord Pleanala requesting that planning permission be refused and for the views of local Councillors – who are opposed to the proposed development - to be taken on board.

Mark Cannon is from the Finn Valley Wind Action Group, he says they want this to be a community issue and not a political one: