Fund needed to offset impact of Moneypoint downsizing

Clare Fianna Fáil Senator Timmy Dooley, has called on the Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan to extend the just transition funding to West Clare communities to offset the economic impact of the downsizing of the MoneyPoint Power Station.  

McNamara seeks Moneypoint role in future offshore energy projects

Clare Independent TD Michael McNamara is asking the Government to place ESB Moneypoint in County Clare at the centre of any future plans by Government to develop offshore energy in Ireland.

Moneypoint contract loss a ‘huge blow’ – Crowe

A Clare TD has described as a 'huge blow' that the ESB's Moneypoint Power Station in West Clare has lost out on a crucial electricity supply contract.

New guidelines on wind farms must be issued

Clare Fianna Fáil TD Cathal Crowe is calling for new guidelines to be urgently issued to local authorities on the development of wind farms in Ireland.

Fire crews attend ‘small’ fire at Moneypoint power station

Firefighters from two stations spent over twelve hours dealing with a fire in a coal bunker at the country’s largest and only coal-burning electricity generating station.

Dooley welcomes pledge to examine Moneypoint proposals

Clare Fianna Fáil deputy Timmy Dooley TD has welcomed a commitment from Minister Bruton to consider just transition plans for Moneypoint communities.

Groups will engage proactively with new Taskforce

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Clare Rita McInerney says business and community groups across West Clare are prepared to engage fully with a proposed new taskforce aimed at securing new investment into the county.

Moneypoint Wind Farm Community Fund open for applications

Moneypoint Wind Farm, located on the site of Moneypoint Power Station near Kilrush, has confirmed the second round of its community fund. The fund, which is valued at over €22,000 this year, is now open for applications.

Man airlifted to hospital after Moneypoint accident

A man has been airlifted to hospital after he was injured in a workplace accident in Co Clare this afternoon.