No Jobs Created Under Just Transition Programme To Date

Fianna Fáil's Barry Cowen has been airing his frustrations over the government's inaction.

No jobs have been created under the Just Transition programme to date.

Fianna Fáil's Barry Cowen has been airing his frustrations over the government response to the wind-down if peat harvesting in the midlands.

He says the Department of Environment is not sharing any details on upskilling opportunities promised to former Bord na Móna and ESB staff and claims the Midlands Regional Transition Team is "a sounding board with no real powers".

Speaking in the Dáil, the Laois-Offaly TD also made reference to plans to demolish the Shannonbridge and Lanesborough power stations:

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