Keavney welcomes ESB purchase of NI Electricity

Donegal Senator Cecilia Keavney says she wants to see the proposal to bring natural gas from Coolkeeragh into Donegal revisited following confirmation that the ESB is buying Northern Ireland Electricity.

Senator Keaveney says the ESB purchase of NIE will help provide economies of scale, and also promote an all island energy supply.

She says it's clear that the ESB will now move towards creating a single grid for the whole island...