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Are EirGrid overly “commercially sensitive”?

You will remember that in a previous blog “The ESB has insurance against EMF” I discussed the results of an Access to Information on the Environment (“AIE”) request made by a group of concerned citizens to the ESB concerning their … Continue reading

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Are windfarms “torture farms”?

Professor Alun Evans, from the Centre of Public Health at Queen’s University Belfast, is a leader into the research of ‘wind turbine syndrome’ – symptoms include sleep deprivation, anxiety, nausea and physical conditions such as vertigo. Last year he co-authored … Continue reading

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The Liability of EirGrid – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series of blogs, I contemplated that awful question: “If my child develops cancer from the overhead lines, can I sue EirGrid?” As I said then, and do so again now, I no longer practice, and … Continue reading

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Comment on “EirGrid and information to the public”

I received such a well-written comment from one of my regular followers, Mick Foley of Kildare Against Pylons, in response to my latest blog “EirGrid and information  to the public” that I thought I would publish it in full. I … Continue reading

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EirGrid and information to the public

In 2007, a Report commissioned by the Department of the Marine, Communications and Natural Resources, entitled “Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields”, recommended that although the risk was not severe enough to move existing (110 and 220 kV) lines away from … Continue reading

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The Liability of EirGrid – Part 1

A question that I dread hearing but that is often asked of me is: “If my child develops cancer from the overhead lines, can I sue EirGrid?” The reason I dread hearing such a question is because there is no … Continue reading

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