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Offaly TD Calling For National Peatlands Park To Be Fast-Tracked

She says the Just Transition needs to be accelerated.

A midlands TD is calling for plans to set up a national heritage peatlands centre to be fast-tracked.

Fine Gael's Marcella Corcoran Kennedy says it's important the Just Transition is accelerated, considering how quickly peat-generation in the region is winding down.

She says a National Peatlands Park in the midlands is an excellent opportunity for tourism and economic development.

The Offaly deputy says there's potential for thousands jobs to be created:


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