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IBEC West, which represents business in the region, has welcomed the significant progress on the Grid West project, following the announcement of a number of potential corridors which can accommodate this new transmission line. The project is a €240 million investment in the west of Ireland’s energy infrastructure and is being developed by EirGrid, the state-owned company responsible for the development and operation of the national electricity transmission system.
A call has been made on local communities and landowners throughout the west of Ireland to support the proposed Grid West upgrading of the region’s electricity system.
The former director general of RTÉ, Cathal Goan, has been appointed as chair of the board of Druid Theatre Company, taking over from the long serving Seamus O’Grady.
Ireland’s digital TV switchover will happen on October 24 2012, a mere five days away. The deadline to change is fast approaching and it is important to make sure people in Mayo are fully informed and prepared for this adjustment.
EirGrid has announced the commencement of the second round of public consultation on the Grid West project and has also invited the public to attend an open day in their area. The two Mayo open days take place on Tuesday August 28 at Kiltane GAA Club, Bangor Erris, from 1pm to 8pm, and on Tuesday September 4 at the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, from 1pm to 8pm.
Bord na gCon, the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) and ISME (Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association) today announced an innovative new business showcase partnership which will enable almost 9,000 ISME members to showcase their products and services in their nearest greyhound stadium from September to December this year.
WRITERS AND film-makers working as Gaeilge are being sought to take part in the new Scéal 2 scheme.
A new Grid West information centre has opened on Linenhall Street in Castlebar following the launch of the first phase of public consultation for the €240 million EirGrid project by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD last week. The centre will be open every Monday and Tuesday, 9am to 5pm.
A plan to bring 21st century energy infrastructure to Galway and the West of Ireland was launched by EirGrid this week. By connecting the electricity generated by the region’s huge renewable energy resources, the Grid West project will facilitate significant job creation and investment as well as contributing to national recovery and growth.
EirGrid has moved to allay concerns about its proposed new electricity supply line to Mullingar, saying there are no health or other risks associated with the project.