A group of rural TDs will put down a Dail motion in the coming weeks calling for emergency laws to tackle the energy crisis.
Among its demands will be the re-opening of the power generating stations at Lanesboro and Shannonbridge.
They are also calling for a ban on any threat to turn off power for domestic customers, hospitals, schools and nursing homes.
Independent TD Sean Canney is a member of the Regional Group of TD's.
Deputy Canney told Midwest Radio's Alannah Nolan that these alternative energy generators need to be considered to aid the current supply crisis...