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Walsh advocating wind industry for Limerick

The midwest region could be developed as an international centre of excellence for energy, with workers who are losing their jobs at Dell and elsewhere redeployed into the sector, according to Ed Walsh, the former president of University of Limerick

28th February, 2009

The midwest region could be developed as an international centre of excellence for energy, with workers who are losing their jobs at Dell and elsewhere redeployed into the sector, according to Ed Walsh, the former president of University of Limerick (UL).

Walsh said Ireland could become a manufacturing base for wind turbines, which could be shipped internationally from the Shannon estuary. “Denmark has successfully developed this business, with huge job creation. Our costs are not...

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