Criticism has been fired in the direction of the Fine Gael Government by two Clare representatives regarding the lack of progress with the National Broadband Plan.
Supporting investment in infrastructure, increasing its capacity, maximising tourism and boosting rail and road access are some of the objectives set out for Shannon Airport in the Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES).
*Clare Bus Driver, Fran. Photograph: Martin Connolly A proposed change to the transport co-ordination unit (TCU) of Clare Bus has been slammed by users of the service in East Clare.
A drugs detox unit at Ennis General Hospital would provide a means of dealing with addiction for users that cannot afford private facilities according to Labour’s Seamus Ryan.
*Cllr Bill Slattery. Photograph: Gary Collins An active Garda presence is needed in North Clare during The Irish Open and subsequently to police Blake’s Corner according to Cllr Bill Slattery.
*A Clare Bus pulls into Scariff. Photograph: Martin Connolly Though her reasons for using Clare Bus have changed over its sixteen years, Maureen Walsh’s appreciation for the “vital” service has not.
*Violet-Anne Wynne and Donna Deirdre McGettigan. Sinn Féin representatives in Clare are seeking an emergency rent freeze for three years in the county.
More motorists are being caught by Gardaí for drink and drug driving in Co Clare.
Pressure is mounting on the National Transport Authority to reverse it’s decision to award the TCU contract for Clare Bus to Limerick Local Link as opposed to Clare Accessible Transport.
Management of Ennis General Hospital have quashed calls for it to become a model three hospital.