A protest in Meath against the power line connecting the North and the Republic .

Plans for a €280 million power line linking the Republic and the North face further legal and planning hurdles following a key victory in the High Cou(...)

Members of  North East Pylon Pressure Campaign  opposing the Eirgrid North-South Interconnector development at Kilmainhamwood, near Nobber, Co Meath, in 2008. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The High Court is set to rule on Tuesday on a challenge to a €280 million high-capacity power line connecting the Republic and the North. Last month (...)

Local groups along the interconnector’s route oppose its construction on environmental and health grounds. Photograph: David Sleator

A proposed high-powered electricity connector between North and South will cut energy bills by a total of €30 million a year, a report commissioned by(...)