Castlecoote residents to hear details of community led Coillte proposal tonight

Residents in the Castlecoote, Donamon, Creggs area of Roscommon will hear details tonight of a community led proposal put to Coillte for their lands in the area.

The Rural Tourism and Environmental Community Action Group has put together a tourism plan to counter any potential wind farm that may be considered by the semi-state.

It had put out a call for parties that may be interested in providing sustainable developments to submit them.


A meeting of over 100 residents a month ago heard that local landowners had been approached by a wind energy company with a view to accessing their lands.

Tonight’s meeting take place at Kilbegnet Hall at 8 o clock; Councillor Orla Leyden says a lot of work has gone into the proposal: