Written Answers. - Arigna Power Station.

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asked the Minister for Industry and Energy the present position in relation to the provision of a new coal burning power station in Arigna, County Leitrim.

The present position is that the Electricity Supply Board have sought full approval for a new 45 MW power station at Arigna, County Leitrim, with a commissioning date in 1988-1989. This proposal is at present under detailed examination in my Department.