Bord na Mona wind turbine information session in Allenwood, Co. Kildare

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Bord Na Mona is holding the first of a number of information sessions about its wind farm plans in West Kildare and East Offaly in Allenwood next Tuesday November 19.

Bord Na Mona is holding the first of a number of information sessions about its wind farm plans in West Kildare and East Offaly in Allenwood next Tuesday November 19.

The public information session runs from 2pm to 9pm at the GAA centre. The company recently announced plans to construct between 600 and 700 wind turbines on it’s 20,000 hectare cutaway bog straddling the two counties. In Kildare, the subject bog land is near Allenwood, Lullymore, Rathangan, Coill Dubh, Derrinturn, Carbury, Timahoe and Staplestown.

The company’s project is called The Clean Energy Hub. Other meetings are lined up for Rhode on November 21, Clonbullogue on November 26 and Daingean on November 27.