Housing grant schemes for the disabled and elderly that have been closed for the last nine months in Clare will not be reopened until the conclusion of a national review by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.
Further frustration has been voiced with the current health offering for Ireland’s population in the Mid-West.
42 Clare children who were without a secondary school place for September are to be accepted into Ennis Community College.
*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.
*Cllr Clare Colleran Molloy & Bernadette Haugh put the Mayoral chains on Cllr Johnny Flynn. Photograph: Eamon Ward Johnny Flynn has been elected Mayor of Ennis for the second time in his political career.
*Peter Considine pictured with Mary Coote Ryan at the final meeting of the Ennis Town Council in May 2014. Photograph: Paschal Brooks Peter Considine was remembered as a gentle, fair, honest, sage dignified man as well as a adoring husband, father and grandfather who played a central role in the development of a hotel in…
*Ann Norton Having gone from being the first candidate home in 2014 to the receiving the lowest first preference of all successful Ennis Municipal District, it proved to be an emotional election for Ann Norton.
*Pat Daly and Clare Colleran Molloy. Photograph: Martin Connolly In the four elections he contested up until last weekend Pat Daly never had to endure a wait until the final count to secure his seat, the new experience was “scary” for the Ennis man.
*Alfsono D’Auria. Photograph: Martin Connolly It may have crossed his mind to contest the 2014 local elections but the weekend was Alfonso D’Auria’s first taste of politics as he attended his first election count following his attempt to win a seat on Clare County Council.