Brexit poses some challenge for Co Clare but also provides opportunities for foreign direct investment (FDI) and tourism, a recent meeting has heard.
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross has agreed to visit Co Clare next month according to Independent TD, Dr. Michael Harty.
An Garda Síochána have been praised for their engagement with the public and handling of big events in West Clare in the past two months.
*Cllr Paul Murphy. Photograph: Eamon Ward Clarecastle councillor, Paul Murphy will sit on the most boards and committees of all twenty eight elected members of Clare County Council for the next five years.
Tulla is more divided than parts of Northern Ireland according to one native of the East Clare town.
This Wednesday saw the Killaloe Municipal District hold their first meeting since the local elections, Beckha Doyle was frustrated and disappointed there wasn’t a new face among them but she’s adamant her time in politics will come.
*Barry O’Donovan. Photograph: Martin Connolly As the Green Party secured their first seat on Clare County Council since the 2009 election of Brian Meaney, one of their two candidates in the county maintained the elected councillors need to stand up and address ‘climate chaos’.
*Mayor of Clare, Cllr Cathal Crowe. Photograph: Eamon Ward Cathal Crowe has been elected the Mayor of Clare following Friday’s Annual General Meeting of Clare County Council.
Pat Burke will mark ten years as a county councillor when the local authority sits down for it’s June meeting next week.
*Alan O’Callaghan. Photograph: Eamon Ward Securing 326 extra first preference votes in the space of five years was ‘critical’ for Alan O’Callaghan in retaining his seat on the County Council.