Editorial: Cable reminds us of the power of the European connection
The Celtic Interconnector symbolises Ireland’s strengthening ties with our European partners and helps us acknowledge what we owe to the EU
If all goes to plan, this country will soon be plugged into the European mainland – literally. Officials from Ireland and France signed agreements last week to enable the financing and construction of the Celtic Interconnector, an undersea power cable between the two countries that will be capable of carrying electricity in both directions.
The €1.6 billion project is a practical investment in Ireland’s energy security and a symbol of how relations with our European ...