Val Martin

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Eirgrid’s interconnector project comprises a 400kV overhead line circuit linking an existing substation in Woodland, Co Meath, with a planned substation in Turleenan, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Getty

A High Court judge has dismissed a second legal challenge to the planned 138km north-south electricity interconnector. Mr Justice Max Barrett also re(...)

Given the gap between the sides in the North-South pylon proposal, the planning process was always going to be difficult

This week’s High Court ruling on the proposed €280 million high-capacity power line connecting the Republic’s and North’s electricity grids is another(...)

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(...)

North-south electricity interconnector: An Bord Pleanála had given EirGrid permission to build almost 300 pylons in Cos Meath, Cavan and Monaghan. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty

An Bord Pleanála failed to take landowners’ rights, environmental issues or the potential impact of Brexit into account in approving the development o(...)