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Carnsore Point, Wexford. 1978
Carnsore Point, Wexford. 1978
Published: 2015/01/22
Channel: conansound
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carnsore point, co wexford.
Published: 2016/06/29
Channel: scatman
Irish Wind Farm - Carnsore Point, Co. Wexford
Irish Wind Farm - Carnsore Point, Co. Wexford
Published: 2016/07/13
Channel: Frank Kaav
Carne Pier to Carnsore Point
Carne Pier to Carnsore Point
Published: 2017/07/15
Channel: The Hidden Gems Of Carne
Spud Gun Carnsore Point #1
Spud Gun Carnsore Point #1
Published: 2017/08/19
Channel: Ciaran Foster
Jewelry Students Kilkenny 1994
Jewelry Students Kilkenny 1994
Published: 2015/01/20
Channel: conansound
seal near carnsore point
seal near carnsore point
Published: 2013/03/01
Channel: icarnedotcom
Trip to Carnsore
Trip to Carnsore
Published: 2014/11/06
Channel: Christy Moore - Topic
Netherstown and Carnsore Gather. May 2012
Netherstown and Carnsore Gather. May 2012
Published: 2012/05/15
Channel: LO2L
A walk near/on Carnsore Point
A walk near/on Carnsore Point
Published: 2013/05/11
Channel: JP Rothery
Exploring New Ross in Co. Wexford Ireland
Exploring New Ross in Co. Wexford Ireland
Published: 2016/06/19
Channel: Ireland
Saltee Islands 2015
Saltee Islands 2015
Published: 2015/07/04
Channel: peter krocka
Carnsore Point Cycle Route Loop
Carnsore Point Cycle Route Loop
Published: 2013/06/10
Channel: cycleireland
1971 Kilkenny High Street
1971 Kilkenny High Street
Published: 2016/03/24
Channel: conansound
Spud Gun Carnsore Point #2
Spud Gun Carnsore Point #2
Published: 2017/08/19
Channel: Ciaran Foster
Tom Dunne - What happened at Carnsore | FLEADHED -  Mo Bhig Fat Dirty Féile | RTÉ One
Tom Dunne - What happened at Carnsore | FLEADHED - Mo Bhig Fat Dirty Féile | RTÉ One
Published: 2016/10/26
Channel: RTÉ - IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA
SLUTS IN CARNE WEXFORD
SLUTS IN CARNE WEXFORD
Published: 2017/07/11
Channel: The Hidden Gems Of Carne
Visit Carnsore House
Visit Carnsore House
Published: 2016/04/13
Channel: Aisling Driver
Carnsore Lullaby
Carnsore Lullaby
Published: 2014/01/11
Channel: Saoirse Wadding-Hayes
Sea mist at carnsore point
Sea mist at carnsore point
Published: 2013/07/07
Channel: icarnedotcom
Terns and Seagulls on the Wind and Waves at Carnsore Point
Terns and Seagulls on the Wind and Waves at Carnsore Point
Published: 2011/05/22
Channel: icarnedotcom
Geocache find at Carnesore point 2013
Geocache find at Carnesore point 2013
Published: 2013/08/04
Channel: Brian Synnott
Razorbill clear 3487 kbps
Razorbill clear 3487 kbps
Published: 2012/12/18
Channel: Proinsias Mac an Bheatha
QUICK INSTAGRAM MISSION
QUICK INSTAGRAM MISSION
Published: 2017/07/01
Channel: Paul Kehoe
GEOGRAPHY TRIP
GEOGRAPHY TRIP
Published: 2008/09/29
Channel: J0HNC0NDREN
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Published: 2013/03/04
Channel: Barry Bennett
It
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Published: 2013/03/04
Channel: Barry Bennett
The Coombe, Wexford, Ireland [1080p]
The Coombe, Wexford, Ireland [1080p]
Published: 2011/11/12
Channel: willzer808
Trasna na dTonnta - Cian McGovern (Irish Fishermen: A Day in the Life)
Trasna na dTonnta - Cian McGovern (Irish Fishermen: A Day in the Life)
Published: 2015/08/05
Channel: Cian McGovern
jerseykitesurfing.blogspot  gorey, sept 2009
jerseykitesurfing.blogspot gorey, sept 2009
Published: 2009/09/30
Channel: bruciebonus carnegie
Barry Moore - People Will Die
Barry Moore - People Will Die
Published: 2011/07/02
Channel: ...in bloom...
Cahore Fishing 2016
Cahore Fishing 2016
Published: 2016/07/22
Channel: Denis O'Donovan
The Cutting of Our Lady
The Cutting of Our Lady's Island Lake - Part 1
Published: 2014/02/19
Channel: Peter Bates
A full day at Carne
A full day at Carne
Published: 2012/05/15
Channel: Carne Beach
Aerial footage - Carne Beach , Co.Wexford
Aerial footage - Carne Beach , Co.Wexford
Published: 2017/06/21
Channel: Peter Knight - The 360 Co
Brian Boru Passes Tuskar
Brian Boru Passes Tuskar
Published: 2015/07/13
Channel: Alan Mahon
Rosslare - Kilmore Quay Loop
Rosslare - Kilmore Quay Loop
Published: 2013/09/28
Channel: cycleireland
Kilmichael Beach by drone
Kilmichael Beach by drone
Published: 2016/07/21
Channel: Hawkeye Flyer
Cahore at very low tide March
Cahore at very low tide March '12 !
Published: 2012/04/08
Channel: John Redmond
St Awaries Flyby 2 uncut
St Awaries Flyby 2 uncut
Published: 2017/06/21
Channel: St Awaries Cottage
Mackerel Rescue at Raven Point - Wexfordhub.ie
Mackerel Rescue at Raven Point - Wexfordhub.ie
Published: 2016/05/28
Channel: WexfordHub.IE
2016 Wexford meet 100 medley relay
2016 Wexford meet 100 medley relay
Published: 2016/06/30
Channel: pdghack
Mad fella on the lake
Mad fella on the lake
Published: 2013/06/07
Channel: scatman
30 June 2013 Sea Mist Brighton
30 June 2013 Sea Mist Brighton
Published: 2013/06/30
Channel: Ross Pettigrew
Carne beach again, kitesurfing
Carne beach again, kitesurfing
Published: 2017/02/14
Channel: vladimir demo
Clareabbey
Clareabbey
Published: 2015/05/21
Channel: scatman
View of Wexford Town
View of Wexford Town
Published: 2015/09/27
Channel: SkyPix Aerial Works
flying around the place
flying around the place
Published: 2015/05/11
Channel: scatman
seabirds on rocks
seabirds on rocks
Published: 2013/06/25
Channel: icarnedotcom
funny crash
funny crash
Published: 2009/02/12
Channel: Frank Kaav
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Carne Beach, Carnsore

Carnsore Point (Carn tSóir or Ceann an Chairn in Irish) (Yola; Carnagh) is a headland in the very South East corner of County Wexford, Ireland. This headland is Ireland's southern limit point of the Irish Sea.[1]

It is famous for being the proposed location of the Nuclear Energy Board power plant which was to be built in the 1970s. The plan would have produced electricity for the Electricity Supply Board.

Originating in 1968, the Irish Government gave renewed effort to the plans after the 1973 energy crisis. The plan envisaged one, and eventually four, nuclear power stations, but was (discreetly) dropped in the late 1970s after opposition by environmental groups, including the Wexford group the Nuclear Safety Association and others.[2] The campaign against the proposed plant also gained some international support, including that of Petra Kelly, who gave a speech at Carnsore. [3] One activist against the plant who later became notable was Adi Roche. Roche focused on the relief of suffering experienced by children in the wake of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and founded Chernobyl Children International.[4]

The anti-nuclear groups organised a series of rallies and concerts at Carnsore Point from 1978 (18–20 August) to August 1981. Titled "Get To The Point" and "Back To The Point" respectively,and featuring Christy Moore as lead act, the concerts were a massive success and served to bring to public notice the whole question of nuclear power in Ireland.[5] The British and Irish Communist Organisation, who believed nuclear power was necessary to achieve socialism in Ireland, picketed the first concert.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ C.Michael Hogan. 2011. Irish Sea. eds P.Saundry & C.Cleveland. encyclopedia of Earth. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington DC
  2. ^ The Environmental Movement in Ireland by Liam Leonard, John Barry .Springer, 2008. (pg.137)
  3. ^ Women on War: an international anthology of Women's Writings from Antiquity to the Present edited by Daniela Gioseffi.Feminist Press, 2003 (pg.340)
  4. ^ Going Nuclear: Ireland, Britain, and the campaign to close Sellafield by Veronica McDermott.Irish Academic Press, 2008 (pg.263)
  5. ^ Leonard & Barry,pg.211.
  6. ^ Comment magazine, 8 September 1978, pgs 1-3.

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Coordinates: 52°10′14″N 6°21′20″W / 52.17056°N 6.35556°W / 52.17056; -6.35556

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