A REPLACEMENT group to Love Shannon Community Council will be launched next week.
On Tuesday (November 28th), the Shannon Community Partnership will be officially launched following a year of planning. The group is eager to build on the success of Love Shannon Community Council. This transition symbolises unity, continuity, and a commitment to furthering the development of Shannon.
Shannon Community Partnership is a newly established community development and advocacy body which will promote Shannon as a great place to live, work and visit. It will advocate for and support the delivery of improved services and facilities in our town.
In a statement to The Clare Echo, a spokesperson for the new group outlined, “Shannon continues to evolve as a diverse community with many individuals and groups actively contributing to the town. Shannon Community Partnership aims to foster a spirit of inclusion by helping to enhance community skills and leadership to promote participation and collaboration”.
Acknowledgement of the dedication and contribution of persons involved with Love Shannon and the Love Shannon Community Council were also raised.
An open invitation is extended to everyone to attend the official launch of Shannon Community Partnership at the Treacy’s Oakwood Hotel on Tuesday, 28th November at 7.30 pm with tea and coffee served from 7:15pm.
Ten individuals currently sit on an interim board for the Shannon Community Partnership. It is comprised of Nick Condon (Chairperson), Sue Corcoran (Vice Chairperson), Joanne Begley (Secretary), Derek Clune (Vice Secretary), David Brown (Treasurer), Siobhán Boyd (Vice Treasurer), Geraldine Lambert (Support Officer), Sam Stephen (IT Support) and Donna Marie O’Neill (Social Media/Website).
All ten are currently residing in Shannon with both David and Geraldine having lived in Shannon for the past fifty two years.