Ireland : In the News – Over the Years

2019

Residents up in arms over 5G rollout in Co. Leitrim https://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/we-miss-finishing-cattle-but-we-wouldnt-go-back/

Buncrana residents object to OPW license for mobile phone antennae on Garda mast http://buncranatogether.com/home/2019/4/29/buncrana-residents-object-to-opw-license-for-mobile-phone-antennae-on-garda-mast

Fury in Rathvilly as phone mast gets the green light https://carlow-nationalist.ie/2019/04/11/fury-in-rathvilly-as-phone-mast-gets-the-green-light/

Three’s plans for new mast on Dublin Road given the go ahead following appeal https://www.talkofthetown.ie/threes-plans-for-new-mast-on-dublin-road-given-the-go-ahead-following-appeal/

Laois – New Broadband masts an eyesore https://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/news/367855/new-broadband-masts-an-eyesore-says-laois-community-group.html

Tipperary Co. Council is considering three planning applications to erect mobile phone masts in Clonmel  https://www.tipperarylive.ie/news/home/476080/tipperary-co-council-is-considering-three-planning-applications-to-erect-mobile-phone-masts-in-clonmel.html

Athenry – Vodafone mobile tower rejected as road safety hazardThere were concerns expressed about the potential health impacts of the tower, and the affect it would have on the value of homes in the area. https://galwaydaily.com/news/vodafone-athenry-tower-rejected/

2018

Decision to build phone mast near West Dublin school slammed as ‘disgraceful’ https://www.dublinlive.ie/news/decision-build-phone-mast-near-15485804

Feuds between telcos and councils are fuelling Ireland’s mobile coverage black spots https://fora.ie/mobile-phone-coverage-ireland-3843196-Feb2018/

2017

Profits soar through the roof for Garda phone masts https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/profits-soar-through-roof-garda-11300691

Residents anger over mast location – Knocklyon https://www.echo.ie/news/article/residents-anger-over-mast-location

2016

There’s a ruckus brewing in south Dublin over a mobile phone mast next to a kids’ school – Dun Laoghaire https://www.thejournal.ie/vodafone-mast-monkstown-2762414-May2016/

Three Ireland ordered to remove Dublin phone mast https://www.irishtimes.com/business/retail-and-services/three-ireland-ordered-to-remove-dublin-phone-mast-1.2654020

Three Ireland customers in Dublin facing disruption after mast ruling – “An Bord Pleanála received 38 submissions in total from residents, as well as submissions from former local councillors and TDs, including Fine Gael’s Paschal Donohoe and Labour’s Joe Costello, who also called for its removal” .https://www.siliconrepublic.com/comms/three-ireland-glasnevin-mast-removal

2014

Concerned Father in Northern Ireland is held in psychiatric hospital for trying to protect his children from Wifi radiation https://smartmeterharm.org/2014/08/28/n-ireland-free-stephen-clarke/

Network of hi-tech sensors to monitor capital’s ‘quality of life’ More Wireless Exposure for Dubliners! – Irish Independent – April 2014

2013 

Windfall Due for Mast Landowners https://www.irishexaminer.com/business/windfall-due-for-mast-landowners-234878.html

Letter to the Irish Examiner – Bee Collapse

2011

Vodafone’s Forth Mountain mast plans concern public https://www.wexfordpeople.ie/news/vodafones-forth-mountain-mast-plans-concern-public-27727644.html

World expert explains link between EMF and human disease, radiation in Ireland 1,000 times higher than recommendation Dr Gerd Oberfeld speaking in Ireland

2009

Paschal Donohoe, Fine Gael – Glasnevin Industrial Estate Mast “You’d have to see this mast to believe it. It’s nearly in the back garden of a dozen houses. All many residents can see when they look out their back window is this mast” http://paschaldonohoe.ie/?s=glasnevin+industrial+estate

2008

Irish Medical Times – Mobile masts meet muted response – Cork University Hospital – “Deputy (Ciaran) Lynch added that he believed it ‘would not be appropriate for a hospital that has or may in the future treat people with sensitivity to non-ionising microwave radiation emissions’. He continued: “I have concerns as a public representative and also as a former Chair of the Health Forum South that the granting of planning permission may lead to Cork City Council and the HSE risking litigation in the future.” https://www.imt.ie/features-opinion/mobile-masts-meet-muted-response-27-05-2008/

Health fears over phone masts at pool https://www.herald.ie/news/health-fears-over-phone-masts-at-pool-27880617.html

Phone Mast Fears Grow as More Local Suffer Cancer – West Dublin https://www.herald.ie/news/phone-mast-fears-grow-as-more-locals-suffer-cancer

D8 Anti Mobile Phone Mast Campaign Begins http://www.indymedia.ie/article

2007

Farmer Celebrates as Mobile Mast Taken off Land after “Living Hell” https://www.pressreader.com/ireland/irish-independent/20070725/281891588873663

North Clondalkin protest against Mobile Phone Mast http://www.indymedia.ie/article/83473?author_name=paula%20geraghty&userlanguage=ga&save_prefs=true

2006

Phone masts affecting health nationwide, claim campaigners https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/phone-masts-affecting-health-nationwide-claim-campaigners-242903.html

Mobile phone mast invasion is a modern plague on all our houses (and health) https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/mobile-phone-mast-invasion-is-a-modern-plague-on-all-our-houses-26390870.html

2005

Sinn Fein, Mary Lou McDonald MEP supports phone and broadband mast concerns https://www.sinnfein.ie/contents/3762

Monitoring call for mobile phone masts https://www.siliconrepublic.com/comms/monitoring-call-for-mobile-phone-masts

2001

Fears over phone mast health risks Northern Ireland https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/fears-over-phone-mast-health-risks-6080.html

Planning curbs on phone masts eased https://www.irishtimes.com/news/planning-curbs-on-phone-masts-eased

1998

Telephone Masts – A Public Health Issue :  RTE Archives https://www.rte.ie/archives/2018/0227/943945-telephone-masts-a-public-health-issue/

1997

Phone masts causing `serious concern’ on health grounds https://www.irishtimes.com/news/phone-masts-causing-serious-concern-on-health-grounds