EirGrid Exposed

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The story of EirGrid’s handling of public concerns over the harmful effects of EMF was exposed in this blog over two years ago, including the now infamous “reverse-quotation” used in the research study commissioned by EirGrid. Through the tireless efforts of concerned citizens, the story has finally hit the mainstream press (The Sunday Times, 8 May 2016), albeit in a diluted and truncated form.


These revelations have further undermined the already shabby credibility of EirGrid and must have a huge impact on the public confidence surrounding EirGrid’s representations to An Bord Pleanala about the North-South Interconnector.


If you want to read the full story uncensored by a corporate editor, read here and here and here and (possibly the most damning) here and finally here.


Credit must go to Kieran Hartley for not giving up on the story, and Justine McCarthy for writing it.

About Neil van Dokkum

Neil van Dokkum (B. SocSc; LLB; LLM; PGC Con.Lit) Neil is a law lecturer and has been so since arriving in Ireland from South Africa in 2002. Prior to that Neil worked in a leading firm of solicitors from 1987-1992, before being admitted as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa (a barrister) in 1992. He published three books in South Africa on employment law and unfair dismissal, as well as being published in numerous national and international peer-reviewed journals. Neil currently specialises in employment law, medical negligence law, family law and child protection law. He dabbles in EU law (procurement and energy). Neil retired from full-time practice in 2002 to take up a lecturing post. He has published three books since then, “Nursing Law for Irish Students (2005); “Evidence” (2007); and “Nursing Law for Students in Ireland” (2011). His current interest is the area of disability as a politico-economic construct. Neil is very happily married to Fiona, and they have two sons, Rory and Ian.
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