North Kerry residents object to wind turbine development

A north Kerry action group has vowed to take its opposition to a proposed wind turbine to An Bord Pleanála. wind turbine A public meeting was held in Abbeydorney last night to discuss the development of a single electricity generating wind turbine in Aghamore Wood in Causeway. The turbine has been granted planning permission by Kerry County Council. However locals claim the council had agreed not to sanction any more windfarms until 80 percent of such farms granted permission are completed. Ger Doyle of the North Kerry Wind Turbine Awareness Group says though this development doesn’t constitue a full windfarm, a single turbine could lead to others. He has denied the group is taking a ‘not in my back yard approach’: [audio_player src=””]