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An Bord Pleanala Refuses Planning Permission for Maighne Wind Farm

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said that he welcomes the decision by An Bord Pleanala to refuse planning permission for the Maighne Wind Farm confirmed yesterday (Friday).

“This was a strong community effort and congratulations to all those who made submissions and argued strong cases on behalf of their local communities.

“I am continuing […]

October 14th, 2016|Energy, Environment, Rathangan|

No Overhead Pylons for Gridlink Route – Independent Expert Group Issues its Report

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, has today welcomed the report of the Independent Expert Panel appointed by Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resources Alex White to review the options being considered for the Gridlink route by Eirgrid.

“The Independent Expert Group have confirmed that there is no need for further analysis of the […]

PQ on planning guidelines for Windfarms

Question No. 670

Chun an Aire Comhshaoil, Pobail agus Rialtais Áitiúil:

To the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government:

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government when revised planning guidelines in respect of windfarms will come into effect; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Martin Heydon.

For WRITTEN answer […]

April 21st, 2015|Energy, Parliamentary Questions|

New Gridlink Option avoids need for building power lines

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has welcomed the announcement by EirGrid this morning (Friday) of a new option for Grid Link.

“EirGrid have announced a new option for Grid Link that will please the many people who were concerned about the impact of new pylons on our region. In […]

ESB Submission should have Significant Impact on Eirgrid’s Review of Gridlink

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South, Martin Heydon, has today (Thursday), questioned Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White on the continuing need for the Gridlink project. Deputy Heydon was speaking in the Dail this evening where he raised the implications of an ESB submission on national energy policy, calling into question the […]

PQ – Broadband Services by Three Ireland

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the reason the national broadband service provided by 3 Ireland was discontinued; the provisions his Department are making for those living in rural Ireland who had relied on this service; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Martin Heydon.

* For WRITTEN answer […]

September 25th, 2014|Broadband, Energy, Parliamentary Questions, Rural Issues|

PQ – Green Paper on Energy Consultation Process

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the position regarding the review of the green paper on energy policy; the consultation process of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Martin Heydon.

* For WRITTEN answer on Thursday, 25th September, 2014.

Ref No:

36337/14 Proof: 295

REPLY

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural […]

September 25th, 2014|Energy, Gridlink Project, Parliamentary Questions|

PQ re Provision of Broadband in Kildare (Kilmeade Athy)

To ask the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the position regarding the roll out of improved broadband services in an area (details supplied) in County Kildare; when he expects the mapping process to be concluded and published; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Martin Heydon.

* For WRITTEN answer on […]

September 25th, 2014|Broadband, Energy, Parliamentary Questions|