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Norwegian to expand services at Shannon next summer

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Norwegian Air International have confirmed it will increase its capacity on its Shannon to New York service next summer. In its inaugural year the service recorded a strong performance and led to extra flights this summer and strengthened services for the winner, the airline has now announced it is to increase its Shannon-Stewart operations from…

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Parteen ‘will be split in two’ by LNDR

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A South Clare community “will be the only village in the country split by a dual-carriageway”, according to Cllr Cathal Crowe. Last year the €150 million Limerick Northern Distributor Road (LNDR) was given the go ahead with works expected to start in September. It involves the construction of 2.1 km of dual carriageway and 3.5km…

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West Clare tourist information point reopens

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The Kilrush Tourist Information Point for West Clare has reopened to the public. Located at the former Lillis Travel Agency office in the town square, the service is a rural development and tourism initiative of Clare County Council in the West Clare Municipal District and is supported by Kilrush Chamber of Commerce. Councillor Gabriel Keating,…

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Council needs ‘to get house in order’ at Shannon

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Clare County Council needs to “get our house in order” at the offices of the Shannon Municipal District according to Cllr Gerry Flynn. Flynn who is Cathaoirleach of the SMD, proposed that the local authority “enhance the green area to the front of the Municipal District Offices in Shannon. The current appearance leaves a lot…

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Public presentation on Doolin enhancement strategy

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A presentation outlining details of the final draft of a plan aimed at enhancing the public realm of Doolin and improving the movement by all transport modes between the pier and village takes place on Tuesday. Members of the local community are invited to attend. The final draft follows the consideration of submissions received since…

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Curtin & Arkins undecided on running in 2019 local elections

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Two experienced politicians have yet to decide if they will be running in the 2019 local elections. Cllr Christy Curtin has topped the poll in each area he has ran for the last five elections. The Miltown councillor has been elected on the first count with his vote growing in every campaign since 1991. Last…

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Marty gets behind Zara Cronin’s fundraising appeal

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RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey has rowed in behind the campaign to raise funds for Zara Cronin’s urgent neurosurgery in September. Clare Senior Hurlers among them Jack Browne, Peter Duggan, Colm Galvin, Cathal Malone, Tony Kelly, Podge Collins and Shane O’Donnell will take part in a walk/run on Saturday 21st July from Ruan Village at 10am. The…

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‘We’ve a town & an airport to protect’ flood defences needed at Shannon

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A senior engineer in Clare County Council has expressed his confidence that funding will be provided for essential works at the Shannon Embankments which would protect the Airport and town from flooding. As the town is below sea level, the Shannon Estuary Flood Defences are critical to its protection. While protected by embankments and two…

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More single houses & housing schemes given planning

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There has been an increase in the amount of planning permissions granted for single houses and housing schemes in Clare over the past two years. All four municipal districts in the county saw more permissions sanctioned in 2017 than 2016 for single rural houses, rising from 161 to 177. The volume was not as high…

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‘Meelick pitch better than Cusack Park’ councillor claims

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Meelick’s GAA pitch is superior to the surface at Cusack Park, it was claimed this week. Cllr Cathal Crowe made the surprising remark at the July meeting of the Shannon Municipal District when discussing the prevention of flooding at the grounds belonging to the South Clare club. He proposed “That Clare County Council (Shannon Municipal…

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