Derrymore residents shocked at Solar farm green light

The residents of a North Tipp village have expressed their shock about the granting
of Planning Permission for a large scale solar farm.

Tipperary County Council has given conditional approval for the 58 hectare or 140 acre site at
Leonards Bog near Knock, Roscrea for a 30 year period.

A number of local residents have been vocal in their opposition to the project.

Deirdre Synnott is from the Derrymore Solar Farm Concern group,
she says the area is too small for such a vast development