Permission sought for wind farm at Tullaroan

An application has been made to Kilkenny County Council for planning permission for a wind farm at Foylatalure, Tullaroan, writes Tess Felder.

An application has been made to Kilkenny County Council for planning permission for a wind farm at Foylatalure, Tullaroan, writes Tess Felder.

The plans include four turbines with a hub height of 80 metres and a maximum blade tip height of 121 metres, plus electrical transformer plant, control housing, borrow pit and metrological mast.

It would replace plans previously approved for five turbines with a hub height of 49 metres and maximum blade tip height of 76 metres on a smaller site.