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Phase 2 Works Begins on Natural Gas Pipeline to Center Parcs, County Longford

Gas Networks Ireland is pleased to announce that the second phase of works to deliver natural gas to the Center Parcs site near Ballymahon, County Longford will begin on Monday 9th July, 2018. Comprising 27km of pipeline in total, the project is being delivered in two sections.¹

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Terence MacSwiney College launch Gas Networks Ireland Cork/Belfast Leadership Programme

Gas Networks Ireland launched the 2018 Co-operation Ireland Cork/Belfast Leadership Programme in the Gas Networks Ireland headquarters in Cork, as part of its three-year partnership with Co-operation Ireland, with participants from Terence MacSwiney College, Knocknaheeny and Irish boxer Christina Desmond.

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Cobh Community College launch Cork/Belfast Leadership Programme

Gas Networks Ireland launched the 2018 Co-operation Ireland Cork/Belfast Leadership Programme in the Gas Networks Ireland headquarters in Cork, as part of its three-year partnership with Co-operation Ireland, with participants from Cobh Community College and Irish boxer Christina Desmond.

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Natural Gas Generation Hits All-Time High

Natural gas demand for power generation hit an all-time high in June and July of 2018, with up to 90% of the country’s electricity supply generated from natural gas and an average of 70% over the months of June and July.

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Phase 2 Works Begins on Natural Gas Pipeline to Center Parcs, County Longford

Gas Networks Ireland is pleased to announce that the second phase of works to deliver natural gas to the Center Parcs site near Ballymahon, County Longford will begin on Monday 9th July, 2018. Comprising 27km of pipeline in total, the project is being delivered in two sections.¹

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5,000 students to benefit from Gas Networks Ireland Science Mentoring Programme

Gas Networks Ireland, in partnership with Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI), is delighted to announce it will launch a science education programme, Energize, to over 5,000 primary school students around Ireland. The programme will introduce science to primary school students through practical and engaging classroom-based lessons and was officially launched by science communicator Jonathan McCrea on 18 June 2018.

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2018 Apprenticeship Launch

Following on the success of the 2015 apprenticeship programme, Gas Networks Ireland is delighted to announce that its Apprenticeship Programme will return this Autumn, to recruit 7 new apprentices.

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Natural Gas Powers Kerry Ingredients Plant in Listowel

Natural gas is officially powering, for the first time, the Kerry Ingredients plant at Listowel, the Gas to Listowel project’s ‘anchor load’ tenant which has made the extension of the natural gas pipeline to Listowel possible.

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Cork Convictions for Gas Meter Interference

Gas Networks Ireland has welcomed the verdict in a prosecution in Mallow District Court relating to unlawful interference with a gas meter at an address in Charleville, Co. Cork.

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Gas Networks Ireland and Clean Ireland Recycling open nation’s first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) re-fuelling station

Gas Networks Ireland and Clean Ireland Recycling today officially opened the first private fast-fill CNG station at the Clean Ireland Recycling premises in Smithstown Industrial Estate, Shannon, Co. Clare

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Gas Networks Ireland and other leading companies come together to address key sustainability challenges for Ireland

CEOs of Ireland’s top companies have today launched The Leaders’ Group on Sustainability, a business coalition dedicated to addressing the most pressing sustainability priorities as well as future opportunities for Ireland.

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