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Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte, of the extension of the REFIT scheme designed to boost the development of wind farms, biomass, and other renewable energy resources providing green energy to the Irish National Electricity Grid. This will give investors until 2017 to assist in achieving renewable energy targets. The previous deadline had been 2015. REFIT is the primary scheme supporting Ireland’s legally binding energy commitments.
Far too many questions remain to be answered over a proposal to develop a large-scale windfarm in the Costelloe area and until they are answered further proceedings must cease.
Galway is set to receive a royal visit next week in the form of Prince Albert II of Monaco who will be stopping by the Marine Institute at Rinvelle, Oranmore, at the end of his three-day trip.
Mayo Fine Gael General Election candidate, Michelle Mulherin, says Fine Gael in Government will offer every support to the small business sector which has the potential to create thousands of jobs.
Galway is set to significantly reduce its carbon footprint after the Galway County Council has signed up to a new “green energy” power deal with leading independent energy provider Energia. The deal will reduce Galway’s carbon footprint by almost 14,000 tonnes each year.
An innovative green energy jobs conference and open day, ‘Greener Homes and Business Generating Green Jobs,’will be held at the Oranmore Lodge Hotel on Friday May 28.
Job Creation Initiative Oranmore will hold a second Open Day on May 28, aimed at addressing green energy opportunities for homes, businesses, and farms.
“Forced emigration is again a reality in County Mayo for an entire young generation.” This was stated by the Fine Gael Leader Enda Kenny TD when speaking at the AGM of the Kiltimagh/Craggagh branch of Fine Gael on Monday night.
NUIG celebrated the opening of its €22 sports centre recently. Former cycling great Sean Kelly performed the duties at the state-of-the-art facility which is available to students, staff, and the general public.
Looking back, the year 2008 has been a year that most people will want to forget.