Outgoing Clare TD, Dr Michael Harty has predicted either Michael McNamara (IND) or Cllr Roisin Garvey (Greens) will be elected to Dáil Éireann with one Fine Gael casualty.
Feasibility studies are to be carried out for the provision of nice tourism products and an annual festival in Co Clare.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly It began earlier than expected but the battle is on as candidates from all over the county begin their campaign to be elected to Dáil Éireann.
Caution has been issued by elected representatives with consideration for ‘the health of future generations’ and that ‘communities could be split’ if masts are to be erected in parts of the county.
Instances of vandalism at Clare Abbey are continuing with one headstone recently damaged for the third time.
Environmentalists in Clare have hit out at comments by Cllr Cathal Crowe (FF) that they should refrain from “hijacking” positive events and instead work side by side with the County Council.
A planned commemoration for the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) has been deferred.
*Cllr Cathal Crowe. Photograph: Eamon Ward Mayor of Clare, Cllr Cathal Crowe (FF) is to boycott next Friday’s national commemoration service for the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC).
*Activists from Extinction Rebellion Clare at The DDF Irish Open. Environmental groups have been warned by Clare’s first citizen to avoid ‘hijacking’ major public events in the future.
*Photograph: Joe Buckley Dealing with derelict houses has been suggested as central to enticing further businesses to set up in Newmarket-on-Fergus.