Discussions have begun with Gas Networks Ireland about the possibility of running a gas pipeline through Co Longford.
Members of Longford Co Council’s executive - CE Paddy Mahon and Director of Services, Barbara Heslin - alongside Cllr Mick Cahill (FF) met with officials from Gas Networks Ireland last week.
Also in attendance at that meeting was the Minister for Communications Denis Naughten, Deputy Séan Kyne and Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.
In this piece of audio, Cllr Cahill speaks to the Leader about the meeting and points to the benefits to Co Longford and beyond of having natural gas running through the local hills. For more on this, see next week’s Longford Leader.