Written Answers - Electricity Pylons.

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 675 No. 4

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  390.  Deputy Simon Coveney  Information on Simon Coveney  Zoom on Simon Coveney   asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural [267]Resources  Information on Eamon Ryan  Zoom on Eamon Ryan   if he will provide the information he has in relation to pylons in residential areas; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7484/09]

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Deputy Eamon Ryan): Information on Eamon Ryan  Zoom on Eamon Ryan  The planning and development of electricity transmission and distribution line infrastructure are matters for EirGrid and ESB respectively. I have no function in relation to the siting of pylons for the purposes of electricity infrastructure development. If the Deputy has specific queries in relation to pylons in residential areas, I can arrange for him to discuss these directly with officials from EirGrid or ESB as appropriate.


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