Regional Independent Group Tables Dáil Motion On Electricity Supply Security

The group includes a number of midlands TDs.

A motion on the security of electricity supply will be tabled in the Dail by the regional independents this evening.

The group, which includes midlands TDs Denis Naughten, Peadar Toibin and Cathal Berry, claims policy decisions have been made to change how energy is sourced without any alternatives in place.

They claim businesses will close due to the high costs of electricity bills if the government waits for Europe to move on the issue.

Independent TD for Galway East Sean Canney says the midlands power stations should be restored:

Aontu leader and Meath West TD, Peadar Toibín says Ireland should be in a much better position on renewable energy:

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