“Organised begging” is being conducted in Clare’s county town.
*The retiring five; Michael Hillery, Christy Curtin, James Breen, Richard Nagle, Tom McNamara. Photograph: Eamon Ward Five local representatives with a combined service of 130 years have this week attended their final meeting as elected members of Clare County Council.
*Cahercon. Photograph: Ann-Marie Hanrahan Cahercon has the potential to be “a world class marine facility”, a meeting in Kilrush has heard.
Although he is Clare’s longest serving councillor, PJ Kelly is a self-professed “reluctant candidate” for the local elections on May 24th.
Scariff’s Sarah McTernan will tonight take to the Eurovision stage in the second semi-final of the song contest.
One gang broke into six different premises stretching from Ennis to Sixmilebridge in a ninety minute period in the early hours of Friday morning.
Donald Trump’s visit to Clare this June has been given the green light according to US sources.
*Photograph: Tulla Tidy Towns Plans to build 22 social houses in Tulla will not be able to proceed if capacity issues exist regarding water supply.
*Cllr Joe Cooney. Photograph: Eamon Ward For the last two elections, Joe Cooney secured more first preference votes than any other candidate in the county but he’s insisting “there are no guarantees in life” as the countdown to May 24th continues.
*Newmarket-on-Fergus main street. Photograph: Gerry Ryan Renewed calls have been made for funding to be provided for a social food enterprise development in Newmarket-on-Fergus.