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The ESB have stated that the Lough Ree power station is due to re-fire tomorrow following a three month closure which cost 70 Bord an Móna jobs.

The closure of the plant was in relation to hot water being discharged into the River Shannon. It reopened following the change of climate conditions on the river.

However, concerns for the future of the plant and 800 Bord na Móna jobs have been expressed.

-Sam Fitzsimons