Interviews for the appointment of a permanent GP in Newmarket-on-Fergus will be held over the next two to three weeks.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly It began earlier than expected but the battle is on as candidates from all over the county begin their campaign to be elected to Dáil Éireann.
*Michael McNamara. Photograph: Martin Connolly Former Labour TD, Michael McNamara has entered the General Election race as an Independent candidate.
Caution has been issued by elected representatives with consideration for ‘the health of future generations’ and that ‘communities could be split’ if masts are to be erected in parts of the county.
*Social housing in Feakle. Up to 150 dwellings in six different parts of Clare are being investigated for ownership to determine future uses.
Gardaí are appealing for the public’s assistance as they carry out an investigation into a crash which claimed the life of a woman in Kilrush on Friday.
For the first time in their history, People Before Profit are to run a candidate in Clare.
*Photograph: John Mangan A “major protest” is to take place on February 1st with the demand of getting better healthcare in the Mid-West.
Uncertainty still surrounds the future of the Community Office in Shannon.
A Clare Garda is bidding to raise €75,000 so that he can launch an app that will ‘empower young people to make better decisions online’.