Dooley calls for EU ‘just transition’ funding for Moneypoint station

100 jobs are set to go at the plant, where the ESB says demand has fallen hugely in recent times

21st July, 2019
Moneypoint power station in Co Clare: up to 100 jobs are set to be axed at the plant

Fianna Fáil TD Timmy Dooley has called on the government to support, and draw on EU funding to assist, any workers laid off at Moneypoint power station.

The Clare-based deputy, who is Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Communications, Climate Action and Environment, made the call following an announcement by the ESB two weeks ago of up to 100 job losses at the plant. Citing carbon prices, renewable competitors and market pressures, the ESB said...

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