An Overview of Gweedore Windfarm

Gweedore Windfarm, also known as Cronalaght 2 windfarm, is an extension to the existing 8 turbines located at Meenderrygamph, Gweedore, North West Donegal.

Our History

The first Cronalaght windfarm was the brainchild of the late local man John Gillespie from Crolly. John had spent the early part of his career working in ESB, so he was very familiar with electricity generation. In 1992 Bord na Mona had opened the first windfarm.. Read more...

Community Benefits

Gineadoir Gaoithe Teo has over the last many years paid money to local schools and other community courses. The present IWEA ( Irish Wind Energy Association) Best Practise Guidelines states € 1,000 / MW installed, which in this case would have been € 5,000 per annum. Read more...

Our Plans

The late John Gillespie had plans for a long time to extend the Cronalaght windfarm; however, lack of grid capacity in the area had prevented this until now. Separate from the possible extension to Cronalaght windfarm, ESB Networks and Eirgrid have had very long standing.. Read more...

Information on Gweedore Windfarm

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Latest Updates

See below for updates on the Gweedore Windfarm project

Community Benefits 15-12-2022

The following donations were made to local community groups on Thursday, 15th December, 2022: Scoil Chonaill an Bunbeag, €1500Scoil Phadraig, Dobhar €1500Scoil Naomh Duigh, Anagaire €1500Scoil Oilibheir, Rann na Feirste €1500Scoil Eoin Pol, Loch an Read more…

Community funds recipients December 2021

Cronalaght  Wind Farm Community funds recipients December 2021 Scoil Chonaill an Bunbeag €1500Scoil Phadraig Dobhair €1500Scoil Naomh Duigh Anngaire €1500Scoil Oilibheir Pluinceid Rann na Feirste €1500Scoil Eoin Pol Loch an Iuir €1500Scoil Mhuire na doire Read more…

Local Donations December 2020

On Wednesday, 16/12/20, Gweedore Windfarm made the following donations: Dunlewey Development €1000 Ionad Naomh Phadraig €1000 Ionad na Sean Daoine €1500 Donegal Cancer Flights €1500 Comharchumann Fobartha Ghaoth Dobhair €1000 Local St Vincent De Paul Read more…

Contact Details

Project Address

Gweedore Windfarm Ltd

Crolly, Gweedore, Co. Donegal


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The Project Team

Below are the project team who are working on the Gweedore WIndfarm Extension Project