West Clare is currently without a designated road technician leading to concern amongst elected representatives that several projects could subsequently “be left on the long finger”.
Minister for Health, Simon Harris has been written to by Clare County Council asking that GPs be given the power to refer patients to facilities in the private sector due to ongoing overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick.
Public bodies need to start delivering for villages such as Broadford and Cooraclare before it is too late, one elected representative of Clare County Council has warned.
Clare’s local property tax is to increase by fifteen percent following a vote by elected members on Monday evening.
Brexit has been attributed with causing “a beef crisis” in Co Clare.
After almost four months of planning, the Beef Plan is in the final stages of establishing its new producer organisation as farmers continue to protest around the country.
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross has agreed to visit Co Clare next month according to Independent TD, Dr. Michael Harty.
*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.
Long serving Cooraclare councillor Bill Chambers was unanimously elected as the Cathaoirleach of the West Clare Municipal District but his appointment to the Corporate Policy Group met opposition at the District’s first meeting since the local elections.
Mixed views have been expressed regarding a possible imbalance in the make-up of the Municipal Districts in Clare.