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Investigation underway as wind turbine comes down due to high winds

A technical examination is underway after a wind turbine came crashing down at the weekend.

Pictures show the 250 foot high wind turbine flat on the ground in the bogland at Loughderry-duff near Mass, Portnoo.

A spokesman for the developers North West Wind Ltd, said that they were awaiting the outcome of a “technical evaluation” of the scene.

Patricia Sharkey from the Gweebarra Conservation Group, who is opposed to wind farms, says this accident isn’t just a one off…..