*Micheál Martin with Cathal Crowe at The Old Ground Hotel. Photograph: John O’Brien An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin (FF) has appointed Clare TD Cathal Crowe (FF) to the All-Party Consultation Group on State Commemorations.
*Pauline O’Shea at home in Ardnacrusha. Photograph: John Mangan Heart failure patients have stopped hugging their children following the reopening of schools with their fear of new COVID-19 variants escalating in recent weeks.
A data protection impact assessment is being prepared by Clare County Council to enable CCTV use to clamp down on illegal dumping with the local authority now determined to prosecute individuals.