Almost 150 protestors have gathered in Rush in north county Dublin to voice their opposition to Eirgrid's interconnector between Ireland and the UK.
The high voltage line electricity line, which has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanala, will come ashore at Rush and run underground along the road network to Co Meath.
There are links to childhood leukemia, miscarriage, Alzheimer's and all sorts of behavioral disorders are linked to the emissions from cables like that especially with that power and magnitude," she said.
"In some cases these (cables) are only two, three or four feet away from houses."
The company has sought injunctions against five members of Rush Community Council to stop them protesting,
Aidan1 wrote: »
It's also worth noting that the project went through the full Planning Permission process, including a series of oral hearings, as well as a full EIS process. But it is only now that these 'issues' are arising.
People have a democratic right to protest and complain about developments that occur with any proximity to them, but the time and the place to do that is in the context of the consent process, not afterwards.