Site became operational
Number of turbines
Installed generation capacity

Located between Ballyvourney and Millstreet in north County Cork, the eight turbine Curragh Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 18.4MW. The wind farm became fully operational in 2009.

Curragh Wind Farm can power over 12,000 homes^ and help abate almost 15,000 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide* per annum.

The Curragh Community Fund launched in 2010 and is presented annually alongside the community fund for the nearby Coomacheo wind farm. So far almost €1.3 million has been presented to groups around the wind farms.

North Cork Community Fund

Through our Coomacheo and Curragh Wind Farms in North Cork we make over €100,000 per year available for local projects promoting energy efficiency and social sustainability through our Community Fund programme.

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Contact us

We are here to answer your queries.

Please get in contact with us using the details below and our team will respond to you within two working days.

Community Fund Development Officer: [email protected]

If your query relates to the operation of the wind farm, please contact:

Wind Farm Operating Team: [email protected]

^Total annual homes powered quoted based on installed capacity, typical onshore wind load factor of 32%, typical annual consumption (4,200kWh). *Quoted CO2 emissions abated based on typical annual MWh output and average CO2 Emissions in 2018 (0.291t/MWh) in the All-Island Single Electricity Market, and published by the CRU in its Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions for 2018, September 2019.