Eirgrid are proposing to run new high voltage cables overground from Knockraha in Co. Cork to Great Island in Co. Wexford to Dunstown, near Kilcullen, in Co. Kildare. The project is still at the consultation phase, and Eirgrid have produced possible routes for the new lines.
One of these proposed route would bring the cables to the North of Clerihan, near Darcy’s Cross.
There is a consultation event on Wednesday 18th of September from 1 – 8pm at the Park Hotel in Clonmel where you can get further information and find out how to be involved in the consultation process.
Info on the project and proposed routes shown here.
Clerihan.ie has been running for over two years. In that time we have had 41,000 page views from 7,500 unique visitors. With most of them from Ireland, we have also had over 1,000 from USA, around 500 from the UK and even had 23 from New Zealand.
The highest view in one day was when 716 people looked at the note on the death of Mr John Walsh.
The most popular page is the page the details the history of Clerihan. That has had 1,537 views.
10,000 people viewed the site on a desktop computer with nearly 3,000 looking at in on a mobile device. Of the mobile devices the iPhone, iPad and Samsung Galaxy 2 were the most popular.
We wish Hughie and his team the best of luck and hope that they get the chipper open again soon. It’s a great relief that no-one was hurt.