The Gort Uí Rathaile Wind Farm project has now been submitted to An Bord Pleanála. A full copy of the Planning Application and accompanying Environmental Impact Assessment Report can be found at www.gortyrahillyplanning.ie.

This proposed renewable energy project is a co-development between FuturEnergy Ireland and SSE Renewables, located at Gort Uí Rathaile, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork.

Online Community Consultation

The proposed Gort Uí Rathaile Wind Farm project has reached its final design iteration. To share this information, we have opened a virtual consultation room that features presentations from specialists, photomontages, and a final layout map.

To access the Virtual Tour, please click here.

An Information Webinar was held on Thursday July 21. If you would like to receive a copy of the presentation, please email us at gortyrahilly@futurenergyireland.ie or call Community Liaison Officer Brendan Twomey on 087 971 2151.

The project Community Liaison Officer is your point of contact and we would encourage you to email or call him for any query relating to the project.

Project Details

The area which is being studied for suitability as a potential wind farm site is situated in Gort Uí Rathaile , Ballyvourney, Co. Cork on a large site, approximately 667 hectares, located approximately 4 km south west of Ballyvourney, close to the Cork/Kerry border.

Estimated Project Development Time

Sep 2020

Publish introductory Community Information Leaflet 1

Mar 2021

Publish Community Information Leaflet 2 - Buildable area layout

Jun 2021

Publish Community Information Leaflet 3 - Design layout

Dec 2021

Introduction letter to FuturEnergy Ireland distributed.

Mar 2022

Project update Letter distributed

Jun 2022

Final design layout. Publish detailed project brochure and virtual tour exhibition.

Jul 2022

Information Webinar.
Local Engagement clinic.

Sep 2022

Planning application submitted to An Bord Pleanála

Latest News

17 Sep 20

Gortyrahilly Leaflet 1 - English

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17 Sep 20

Gortyrahilly Leaflet 1 - Gaeilge

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22 Mar 21

Gortyrahilly Leaflet 2 - English

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22 Mar 21

Gortyrahilly Leaflet 2 - Gaeilge

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17 Jun 21

Gortyrahilly Leaflet 3 - English

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17 Jun 21

Gortyrahilly Leaflet 3 - Irish

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22 Jun 21

RESS Community Benefit Fund information - English

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22 Jun 21

RESS Community Benefit Fund information - Irish

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25 Jun 21

Gortyrahilly Proposed Site Layout

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01 Dec 21

Introduction to FutureEnergy Ireland Letter English version

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01 Dec 21

Introduction to FutureEnergy Ireland Letter Irish version

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01 Mar 22

General Scoping Document

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01 Mar 22

Project update Letter English version

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01 Mar 22

Project update Letter Irish version

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13 Jun 22

Feirm Ghaoithe Gort UÍ Rathaile Detailed Project Brochure

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13 Jun 22

Feirm Ghaoithe Gort UÍ Rathaile Letter with Brochure Irish version

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13 Jun 22

Feirm Ghaoithe Gort UÍ Rathaile Letter with Brochure English

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