Shannon LNG lodges High Court appeal over rejection of Kerry gas terminal

Shannon LNG had sought a 10-year permission for a floating LNG storage and re-gasification unit which was rejected by planning authority last month

The proposed Shannon LNG terminal on a 600-acre site between Ballylongford and Tarbert in Co Kerry included plans for a 600MW power plant and an offshore regasification unit. Picture: Miguel Tanous

Shannon LNG has lodged an appeal against the decision by An Bord Pleánala to refuse permission for the construction of a Liquified Natural Gas terminal in Co Kerry.

In September, An Bord Pleánala ruled by a majority 8-2 decision to reject the construction of the LNG terminal and associated infrastructure on the basis that it would be inappropriate to approve the terminal in advance of the government energy security policy being finalised, and while the ...