A new lower running regime at Moneypoint has been accepted by staff at the West Clare plant.
*Moneypoint. Photograph: Páraic McMahon Despite the looming loss of over 100 jobs at Moneypoint, there is hope for the site of the power plant with one West Clare elected representative maintaining it has the potential to become “the Silicon Valley for renewables”.
*Photograph: Páraic McMahon ESB have been slammed for their treatment of their workforce in West Clare following last Tuesday’s announcement that an expected 100 plus jobs are to be cut, one month after refuting claims such a scenario was on the cards.
An absence of signs directing motorists to Miltown Malbay has been done deliberately to ‘write the West Clare town off the map’.