Coillte to Hold Public Information Days on the Proposed Cullenagh Windfarm Project

Coillte have announced the dates for two information days in respect of the proposed a wind farm at Cullenagh, Co. Laois. The Cullenagh Windfarm Project proposes to develop a wind farm of 18 turbines on Coillte land at Cullenagh, Clontycoe and Dooary.

The Information Days will take place on

Wednesday 12 th June from 2pm until 7.30pm at Timahoe Community Centre

Thursday 13 th June from 2pm until 7.30pm at Ballyroan Community Centre

The purpose of the Information Days is to update the local community on the progress of the development. Topics for discussion include the outputs of the studies the state forestry company has undertaken and details of Environmental Assessments carried out.

The Cullenagh Windfarm site was developed with reference to the Laois County Development Plan and its vision for wind energy in the county. A planning application in respect of the development is expected to be submitted by mid-summer 2013.

The Information Evenings will be hosted by staff from across the Cullenagh project team and attendees will be briefed on the proposed project, answering specific queries and addressing any issues that the community have in relation to the proposal.

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