FuturEnergy Ireland and Mid Clare Renewable Energy Windfarm Ltd (MCRE) are exploring the potential development of a renewable energy project at Cahermurphy.  The area which is being studied for suitability as a potential wind farm site comprises lands at Cahermurphy, Knocknahila More South, Carrownagry South, Caheraghacullin, Cloghaun More (East) and Cloghaun Beg (East), Co Clare.

This wind farm project is now in the planning system.

A note on the developer
FuturEnergy Ireland is a new joint venture company owned on a 50:50 basis by Coillte and ESB. Cahermuprhy 2 is now part of the FuturEnergy Ireland portfolio. Please be assured that the project team remains the same, and so does our commitment to the local community.



Project Details

The area which is being studied for suitability as a potential wind farm site is located near Creagh and Kilmihil in Co. Clare.

Estimated Project Development Time

Aug 2017

Engagement begins with the local community

Sep 2018

Environmental impact assessment project team appointed

Mar 2019

Site Layout Iteration 1

Mar 2019

Ongoing community engagement

Aug 2019

Site Layout Iteration 3

Feb 2020

One-to-one stakeholder engagement in line with the Government's Covid-19 guidelines

Sep 2020

Planning application submitted to Clare County Council

Jul 2021

Planning refusal received from Clare County Council

Aug 2021

First party appeal lodged with An Bord Pleanála

Latest News

21 Feb 22

Update letter

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15 May 20

Project Brochure Spring 2020

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The mission of FuturEnergy Ireland and MCRE is to build projects that bring local, regional and national benefits.


Our business is sustainability.