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2011-05-05 13:29:00

BELFAST and LONDON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cable&Wireless Worldwide today announces it has renewed and extended its contract to manage the Operational Telecoms Network used by System Operator for Northern Ireland (SONI) following an open competitive tendering process. In addition to existing work, Cable&Wireless Worldwide will connect planned wind farms to the grid. As Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Northern Ireland, SONI ensures the safe, secure,...

2010-08-25 07:00:00

VANCOUVER and CLOOSH VALLEY, GALWAY, Ireland, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Finavera Renewables Inc. ("Finavera Renewables" or the "Company") (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce that it has signed a series of agreements for the co-development of the 105 megawatt ("MW") Cloosh Valley Wind Project in County Galway, Ireland. Finavera Renewables has signed an agreement with SSE Renewables (Ireland) Limited, the Republic of Ireland renewables development division of Scottish and Southern Energy...

2008-08-05 12:00:59

By BREDA HEFFERNAN; COLM KELPIE MORE than 1,000 tractors took part in a massive protest in the Republic against plans by an electricity giant to construct a power line corridor from Northern Ireland into the south. The vehicles gathered in a field near Kilmainhamwood, in Co Meath, to spell out the words 'No Pylons'. North East Pylon Pressure (NEEP) campaign group want the 400kV lines on pylons from the border to Co Meath put underground. However, electricity firm EirGrid claims an...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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