*The illegal encampment at Skehanagh Roundabout earlier this summer. Photograph: Cllr Paul Murphy Prosecutions for illegal encampments within the county are not working, elected representatives in Clare have claimed.
*A vacant property in Tulla. Photograph: Páraic McMahon Derelict houses and empty properties in the heart of Tulla are contributing to “a daunting feeling” for locals and passers by.
Thirteen social houses being built in Feakle have been described as “institutional and archaic” due to the chosen colour scheme.
Approved by An Bord Pleanála in early 2013, late 2022 is the envisaged completion date for the Killaloe Bypass.
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.
*Photograph: Tulla Tidy Towns Plans to build 22 social houses in Tulla will not be able to proceed if capacity issues exist regarding water supply.
Concern has been expressed that Clare County Council will come up short of meeting their Rebuilding Ireland housing targets for 2019 if it is prohibited from purchasing additional housing units.
* (L-R): Anne Haugh, Director of Social Development, Clare County Council; Pat Dowling, Chief Executive, Clare County Council; Mayor of Clare, Councillor Michael Begley;David Whelan, K & D Whelan Construction Ltd. Back (L-R) Max Krauss, Hassett Leyden & Associates ; Ger O’Malley, Tom McNamara & Ptnrs (Quantity Surveyor); Councillor Gerry Flynn, Chair of the Social Development…
*Photograph: Taka Aylelower Proposed social housing in Tulla needs to contain “a mix of people” so that it individuals struggling to get a mortgage have an opportunity to purchase a house there, East Clare councillors have stressed. In February, Clare County Council confirmed it had purchased a 1.83 hectare site which would delivery 22 social…
A homeless man was forced to sleep outside the constituency office of a Clare TD. In what is believed to be the first time a person has had to sleep rough outside the door of a Clare TD, Timmy Dooley’s constituency office on the Mill Rd in Ennis provided some shelter for a homeless man…