*Photograph: Martin Connolly A revised application for the development of 18 social housing units in Scariff is to be submitted to the Department of Housing.
*Mountshannon House. Photograph: John Mangan An East Clare property acquired nineteen years ago to provide social housing has been let run “into disrepair”, no tenant has occupied the building in almost two decades.
*The construction of social housing in Newmarket-on-Fergus has been paused. A total of 94 social housing units planned for delivery by the end of 2021 will now fall over into 2022 as a result of Level 5 restrictions.
Rural Ireland “is at a crossroads” and requires a revitalisation of its towns, villages and settlements with as much gusto as leading promotional campaigns, a North Clare elected representative has declared.
Criticism of the system operated by the Homeless Action Team has been voiced with one Ennis representative of the view that that the current procedure treats homelessness in the county as a ‘nine to five issue’.
Co Clare has struggled to maximise its water sport and recreation potential, prompting the call for a new feasibility study while a seven year old equivalent has not delivered on any of its objectives.