Video : Free Speech Rally Dail Eireann 16-11-2019
Free Speech Rally Dail Eireann Saturday 16 November 2019 . http://www.thetricolour.com/videos/free-speech-rally-dail-eireann-16-nov-2019.mp4
Varadkar - 'Migrants more likely to work and pay tax than irish
Leo Varadkar speaking to the Dail during leaders questions says that Migrants are 'more likely to be working , more likely to be paying tax than the average Irish Person'
Data Centres and Wind Farms
EirGrid , Ireland's semi-state electricity grid operator has predicted a 21% increase in electricity demand over the next decade “largely due to new data centres connecting”. In its recent ‘all-island generation capacity statement’ , EirGrid estimates that 15% of all electricity demand in Ireland will come from data centres by 2026 as tech giants such as Amazon, Google , Facebook and Apple all establish data storage facilities here . EirGrid’s report said there was currently 250 mega-volt amperes (MVA) of installed data centres in Ireland, but another 600 MVA in facilities were in the connection process and there were inquiries for more than 1,000 MVA of additional data centres . EirGrid noted that this electricity will need to come from wind generation and renewable sources in order to meet EU targets . Under EU Directive (2009/28/EC) , 16% of our energy must come from renewable sources by 2020 or face fines of up to €75 million per year . " The likelihood of meeting the targets for 2020 will depend largely on how much new wind and biomass can be built and accommodated on the system over the coming years " it stated . This presents
Hundreds take part in free speech rally in Dublin
Hundreds of free speech supporters braved the winter elements and descended on Dail Eireann this afternoon calling on the Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Fine Gael to ditch controversial