Local School Donations

Local Donations 2020

Eoghan and Owenie Gillespie, on behalf of Cronalaght wind farm, recently (14/8/20) presenting all of the nine local schools with donations of €1,500 to help with their preparations on reopening during the covid epidemic. The schools are: Scoil Bhríde Meeachladaigh, Scoil Adhamhnáin an Lunniagh, Pobal Scoil Ghaoth Dobhair, Scoil Mhuire, Read more…

Local donations 2019

Local Donations

On Tuesday, 17/12/19, Gweedore Windfarm made a total of €7000 in local donations. €500 was donated to each of the schools in the parish, €1000 was donated to each of the local soccer clubs and a further €1000 was donated to Donegal Cancer Flights & Services. This brings our total Read more…

Gweedore Windfarm - Denmark Ambassador Visit

Update December 2019

Since our last update in July 2019, the erection of the 5 turbines went smoothly and the windfarm was ready for energisation at the beginning of August. However, the delay in energisation of ESB 110kv substation at Ardnagappary continued until late August, almost 4 weeks delayed. As soon as Ardnagappary Read more…

Update July 2019

Since our last update, a lot of work has been carried out on the Gweedore wind farm project. In the first quarter of the year all five turbine foundations were poured. Three of these foundations had to be piled. Non-piled foundations took 372m2 of concrete for the base and 44.5 Read more…

Laying foundations to windfarm substation

Update November 2018

Construction is now well under way at Gweedore Wind Farm. Even though the best part of the summer weather was missed, the Autumn has been reasonable dry and good for carrying out civil works on such an exposed site. The laying and testing of Cable ducts from the new Ardnagappary Read more…

Planning Status

A 10 year planning permission was granted in 2010 for 5 turbines; 80 m hub and 90 m rotor, 125m tip height. Due to the delay from regulations and grid connections issues, by the time Gweedore Windfarm could proceed ,, those turbines were no longer available, and Gweedore Wind Farm Read more…