Kerry County Councillor calls on Environment Minister to clarify renewable energy policy

Cllr for Kerry County Council John Joe Culloty. (FF) Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD ©

A Kerry County Councillor is calling on Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Denis Naughten to clarify Ireland’s renewable energy policy.

Fianna Fáil Cllr John Joe Culloty says planners are unclear on policy in this area, as decisions they have made turning down planning permission are being overturned by An Bord Pleanala.

Tonight, meetings are taking place in Ballydesmond and Lyrecrompane regarding making submissions to a proposed windfarm in the area.

Cllr Culloty says clarity is needed: