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It is expected that offshore wind farms in the region could meet Ireland’s entire electricity demand, according to a new government report. Picture: Getty

New wind farm plan aims to transform Shannon estuary and create 50,000 jobs

A move to develop a massive wind farm project in the Shannon estuary could create 50,000 jobs and transform the area, a new study has found.

The interim report from the Shannon estuary taskforce, a group set up by the government, found building renewable energy projects is the best way to develop the region.

EPA aims to speed up decision-making on data ...