Clare Island fisherman challenges licence to lay cable which is part of connection between Europe and US


A Clare Island fisherman has launched High Court proceedings aimed at stopping the laying of fibre optic cable off the Mayo coast as part of a multi-million international communication project. Fisherman James O’Toole has brought a legal challenge against the granting of a licence to the Irish leg of the project which will see a Trans-Atlantic subsea cable system connect Northern Europe and the US.


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