New bill on interconnector review introduced in Dáil

May 25, 2021 16:05 By News Northern Sound
New bill on interconnector review introduced in Dáil New bill on interconnector review introduced in Dáil
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It's the latest development with the contentious project.

Local TDs have been accused of "going underground" over the North-South Interconnector.

Speaking in the Dáil today, Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín accused TDs of posing for photos with campaign groups outside the Dáil and then doing nothing to address their concerns once they got into Government.

He also accused Sinn Féin of a "dual approach", claiming party representatives have done little to stop the project in Northern Ireland.


He today introduced a bill which would facilitate analysis of the overground and underground options for the interconnector as well as an examination of its impact on house and property prices.

The bill was introduced today and will now progress to the second stage to allow further discussion among TDs.

Speaking today, Deputy Tóibín said the review announced by the Government in recent weeks doesn't go far enough:


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