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Wind Energy report claims taxpayers footing €1.2 billion bill to prop...

The state and the Irish taxpayer are paying around €1.2 billion every year to prop up the wind industry, a new report has claimed. This...

Councillors reaffirm vote to zone Laois a wind turbine-free county

Laois County Councillors have once again voted to not to allow any part of the county be zoned for wind turbines. The Councillors previously did so...

Government announce stricter wind turbine rules – but don’t increase set...

The Government have announced a raft of new restrictions for wind turbine constructions but have decided not to increase the minimum set back distance. 500...

Planning permission for wind turbine near Fossey mountain rejected

An application to erect a wind turbine in Laois has been rejected by An Bord Pleanala. This was an appeal by Andy Dunne of 7 Kellyville...

Fleming raises concerns over wind energy guidelines

Fianna Fáil TD for Laois Sean Fleming says he has serious concerns after obtaining new information which shows that the publication of the revised...