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Dutchman vows to take fight for €24m Tipperary windfarm all the way to court

Arjen Ploeg wants to build eight three-megawatt wind turbines

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

11th September, 2016
The OBriens Aidan and Annemarie

A Dutch businessman has asked An Bord Pleanála for planning permission for a controversial Tipperary windfarm, and says he is prepared to go “all the way” – including to court – to realise his plans.

Opposition for the estimated €24 million project includes local grandees such as Tory life peer Lord Magan and the golden couple of Irish horse racing, Annemarie and Aidan O’Brien.

Arjen Ploeg is the chief...

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