MONAGHAN ENGINEERS WANT ELECTION ACTION ON INFRASTRUCTURE, CLIMATE AND EDUCATION

13 February 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

450 members of Engineers Ireland across Cavan and Monaghan have joined in a call for priority action across a number of spheres by the Government appointed following the General Election. They have joined with colleagues from the 25,000 memberstrong professional body in issuing a priorities document for the new Government in which they emphasise the need for the provision of safe and sustainable homes and communities, the implementation of Project Ireland 2040 with the goal of achieving value for money in infrastructure, urgent action to make Ireland carbon neutral, investment in higher education and lifelong learning and the future-proofing of the Irish economy by preparing for the future of work.

Commenting, Engineers Ireland President Marguerite Sayers said: “As the voice of the engineering profession, we are highlighting five priorities for this election and the next Dáil. These priorities are based on engineering evidence, presented in reports such as our State of Ireland series, and engagements with our engineer members. “We hope that candidates and voters will use their voices within their communities and at the polls on Saturday, February 8.

We look forward to working with those elected to address these priorities, which will not only benefit society today, but also…

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