It comes as opposition has been voiced by multiple local representatives to the 9 wind turbines.
The Green Party say environmental assessments on a proposed new wind farm in the midlands state there will be no "adverse impact" on the local community.
It comes as opposition has been voiced by multiple local representatives to the 9 wind turbines in the Umma More Townland in Westmeath.
However Councillor Hazel Smyth believes the proposal will offer a steady income to farmers who can lease their land for the project, and will offer a widespread benefit from producing more renewable energy.
She says concerns about the wind farm are being overstated, and alternative plans have more downsides: