Ballyhooly residents are determined to fight the controversial proposals to construct an anaerobic digestion treatment plant in the area and at a meeting on Friday night last, vowed to oppose the proposal to the bitter end.

At a determined meeting of over 150 local residents chaired by Liz Fay, locals from Ballyhooly set their face against the plans to build a facility at Killathy, Ballyhooly that would treat agricultural slurry for the production of renewable energy and fertiliser.

An increase in traffic through the village, odours, noise, flies, vermin, potential gas explosions and a decrease in house prices were some of the issues discussed at the meeting, should the new anaerobic digester plant get the go ahead.

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