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Ireland looks to LNG

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Reuters are reporting that plans to ease Ireland's near total dependence on energy imports via Britain have shot to the top of the agenda.

Ireland is grappling with the risk of how Brexit could alter ties with Britain.

Two projects long in the planning – a power cable to France, built by French grid operator RTE and Ireland's EirGrid, and a LNG terminal – are newly being prioritised.

With an economy highly dependent on trade with Britain, and the only land border with the UK, Ireland is widely considered the country with the most to lose when its bigger neighbour leaves the European Union.

All the energy links supplying 88% of Ireland's energy needs feed from Britain.

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