Staff at Molex are hopeful 100 posts can be maintained at its Shannon plant.
*Moneypoint. Photograph: Páraic McMahon A just transition fund for Moneypoint is an action that is too little and far too late, Cllr Ian Lynch said when launching a strong criticism of Clare’s Oireachtas members.
Clare’s current grass cutting policy for houses in estates owned by the Council is to be continued for the foreseeable future with a senior engineer observing that community groups tend to be “much more attentive” when taking on a role than paid employees.
*Clare Fianna Fáil PRO Michael McTigue, Micheál Martin & Cllr Cathal Crowe. Photograph: John O’Brien Electing an extra Clare TD is the target for Fianna Fáil, party leader Micheál Martin has outlined.
A new building for Gaelscoil Donncha Rua in Shannon has moved a step closer to construction with confirmation that a design team has been appointed to start the architectural and planning process.
*Joseph Woulfe Chairman of the Clare Beef Plan, Joseph Woulfe has confirmed he will be contesting the next General Election as an Independent candidate.
*Cllr Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Older employees at Molex may not reap as many benefits as their younger colleagues in the skills audit that is to be carried out among its Shannon workforce, an East Clare councillor has warned.
A Shannon man is playing a leading role in the establishing of an out of hours suicide crisis café.
*Lees Rd. Photograph: Eamon Ward An audit of the sporting facilities in the county are to be carried out.
All 114 employees at Avara have been redundant while the workforce has set up a new company to maintain its supply to pharmaceutical companies.