An unprecedented renewable energy opportunity for Ireland, the Shannon Estuary and the west coast of Clare has been unveiled in a new major study.
Moneypoint must be placed at the centre of any future Government plans to develop offshore energy in Ireland, a Clare TD has stated.
Offshore wind energy has been touted as a potential solution to sustaining jobs in Moneypoint.
Moneypoint has lost out on what has been labelled a “crucial contract”.
A Clare councillor has hit out at the failure to capitalise on the potential of a South-West Clare pier.
The Limerick Clare Energy Agency (LCEA) is an agent of Clare and Limerick County Council’s, working with community groups, local authorities and state companies to come up with advice on energy strategy and policy.
A €2.5m financial boost for Clare County Council is to be issued compensating for a drop in rates from Moneypoint.
Clare’s longest serving councillor has claimed a “systematic targetting” of West Clare has been prevalent for the last twenty years surrounding refused planning permission for settlements in the area.
‘Inaction’ on behalf of Clare County Council regarding the future of Moneypoint has been criticised while renewed calls have been made to prepare the county for climate change.
Several milestones in Filip Rzymek’s life have been interrupted as a result of COVID-19 such as his eighteenth birthday and sitting the Leaving Certificate. Despite the global pandemic, he managed to make history by becoming the first Polish national to line out in the Clare senior football championship.