New Listowel MD Cathaoirleach says Shannon LNG of vital importance

30.6.17 Mayor of Listowel - Cathaoirleach of Listowel Municipal District - Cllr John Lucid (FF) . Takes to the chambers at Kerry Conty Council Offices in Tralee .Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ieTralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : [email protected] WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie

The Shannon LNG project is vital to the North Kerry area and the county as a whole.

That’s according to the new Cathaoirleach of the Listowel Municipal District Fianna Fail’s John Lucid.

Cllr Lucid was co-opted last year to Kerry County Council following the election of John Brassil to the Dail and said it was a fantastic honour to be elected Cathaoirleach of Listowel MD.

The proposed Shannon LNG Terminal at the Tarbert Ballylongford landbank has been identified as a Project of Common Interest (PCI) by the European Union on two consecutive listings of strategic energy importance.

The plans also got the backing of Leo Varadkar prior to his election as Taoiseach.

Cllr Lucid says he will be working to get the project over the line: