Electric car owners are “irate” over the “insufficient” amount of charging points in Co Clare.
Clare’s longest serving councillor has declared all members of the County Council both elected representatives and staff were “asleep at the wheel” with regard to planning Moneypoint’s future.
Both ESB and Fine Gael have been criticised by Rita McInerney for failing to capitalise on Moneypoint’s potential.
Annoyance has been expressed locally with the lack of outlined plans for Moneypoint post 2025.
Four months on from the request of its foundation, a taskforce designed to support staff at Moneypoint has not held a single meeting.
A just transition fund for Moneypoint has been promised by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar with details to be confirmed at “a later date”.
ESB has a responsibility to support its employees losing their jobs who wish to be retained or upskilled to find alternative employement, Clare’s Independent TD has said.
RECENTLY, this paper has been highlighting something very close to my heart; the plight and opportunities that exist in West Clare. Being the son of eight families from “back West”, it’s still the place that I regard as home. This even though I find myself living in Dublin.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly Businesses and community groups across West Clare are prepared to engage fully with a proposed new taskforce aimed at bringing new investment to the county according to Fianna Fáil General Election candidate, Rita McInerney.
*Cllr Roisin Garvey flanked by Eamon Ryan. Photograph: John Mangan Attendees at a special meeting to consider future operations for the Moneypoint power plant were sarcastically praised by Cllr Roisin Garvey “for catching up”.