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Last chance to make your submission regarding Sliabh Beagh wind turbines application

Final submissions and observations on the proposed wind turbines for a border area of Sliabh Beagh must be made to the Planning Section of Monaghan County Council by Friday 12th January 2018, accompanied by a payment of €20.  A decision on whether to grant or refuse the planning permission will be made on 26th January 2018. The initial application was made to Monaghan Co Co on 1st June 2017 by Coolberrin Wind Ltd for the following construction: Permission for the technical amendments to the development permitted under Monaghan County Council Planning Register Reference 10/110 (An Bord Pleanala Reference PL18.240760) to include the realignment of site access tracks and underground cabling, the redesign of turbine hardstand areas and realignment of turbines T4 and T7 hardstand areas; relocation and resizing of the substation, including the omission of external transformers, transformers foundations and palisade fencing; relocation and design changes to the meteorological mast from a free standing mast to a guy-wired lattice structure; approximately 820 metres of underground cable from the meteorological mast to turbine T2; 2 no temporary storage compounds; and minor road upgrade works along the L5151-0 and L11131-0 (local roads) Greagh, Dernadarriff Cornaheive, Aghamackalinn, Luppan, Derryrellan, Cavan (Moutray) & Drumbirn.

The County Council made a request to the applicants for further information, and this was furnished on 21st December 2017. Already a number of submissions have been made by individuals and representatives of An Taisce and Birdwatch Ireland.

Coolberrin Wind Limited was set up on Monday the 21st of September 2009. Their current address is Clondargan, Stradone, Co. Cavan. The company’s current directors include Herman Busschots, Pacelli Lynch, Chris Hollingsworth and Darren Sherry. Further information on company status can be found on: http://www.galetechenergy.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/GES-Services-Brochure-1.pdfhttp://www.galetechenergy.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/GES-Services-Brochure-1.pdf

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