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UK-Ireland set for wind turbine deal

24 January 2013 Last updated at 11:16 GMT

Ministers from the UK and Ireland are set to sign a deal to take energy generated in the Irish midlands to Britain.

The UK government says the Irish power is a cheaper form of renewable than offshore wind.

But environmentalists say the scheme is "crazy" and risks damaging Ireland's famed landscape.

Matt McGrath reports from Tipperary.