€200 million investment planned to make Rosslare Port offshore wind hub

Plan has potential to create 2,000 jobs, Iarnród Éireann says

Offshore renewable energy consultants have been appointed to bring the project to planning

A planned multi-million euro investment could make Rosslare Port an offshore wind hub, Iarnród Éireann, who manages the port, has said.

A range of developments, announced by the national rail operator as part of an overall investment of €350 million, is planned to upgrade the port and has the potential to employ 2,000, it said. A total of €200 million would be spent solely on the offshore renewable energy components of the project.

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