Ennis will be electing at least one new councillor following tomorrow’s local elections.
*Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Scoil Chriost Ri, Cloughleigh. Photograph: Martin Connolly Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been reminded that 40 children in Ennis are without a secondary school for September.
*Cllr Ian Lynch. Photograph: Gary Collins Kilrush must set the way for the rest of West Clare and Cllr Ian Lynch is adamant the town needs a voice on Clare County Council to do just that.
Donald Trump’s visit to Co Clare has been confirmed with the President of the United States of America due to arrive in Ireland on June 5th.
*Joseph Woulfe When it comes to being a county councillor, first-time local election candidate Joseph Woulfe insisted it’s people skills not political experience that is required.
*Cllr Mike McKee Mike McKee winning a seat on Clare County Council was the success story of the 2014 local elections, retaining it is now the challenge for the Shannon representative and his team of canvassers.
North Clare election candidate Róisín Garvey has warned that urgent action is needed to prevent the further closure of post offices in Clare.
*Joe Floyd It’s never been about voting for the party when it comes to politics for Joe Floyd, rather he opted to go for the candidate he felt had the most integrity, he’s calling on the voters of the Killaloe Municipal District to do likewise.
Coastal protection works at three locations in the county have remained on hold due to insufficient funding being provided by the Office of Public Works (OPW).
*Cllr PJ Ryan. Photograph: Gary Collins It took three attempts for PJ Ryan to win a seat on Clare County Council and at the conclusion of the weekend he is hoping to have retained that seat for the third election in a row.