As we enter this festive season of which the primary focus should be family, I paused to consider the destructive impact that renewable energy legislation has had on so many families in this country, particularly those families living in the rural areas, or at least outside the city limits.
I deliberately withdrew from the fight against wind farms a while ago as, apart from the tiresome hate-mail, the struggle had become all-consuming to the exclusion of everything else. The biggest sufferers were my family, who just never saw me, a sad state of affairs. This is the perplexing irony, your struggle to protect those you love means never seeing them.
On the other hand, I was lucky to make friends with some lovely people. Kieran, Pauline, Sean, Samantha, Graham, Kath, Paddy, Gemma, Midi, Shawny, Gianni, Michael, Dave, Pat, the list goes on, and I do miss their company, and keep…
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