*Eileen McKee & Donna McGettigan. It was a night of mixed emotions for Donna McGettigan on Friday with only ratification the next step to her becoming a county councillor.
Feasibility studies are to be carried out for the provision of nice tourism products and an annual festival in Co Clare.
*Photograph: Tulla Tidy Towns A planned delivery of 22 social housing units in Tulla is facing a potential delay.
*Tim Smythe Park. Photograph: Clare County Council Clare is in line to be trialled as a pilot in an audit of facilities to be carried out by Sport Ireland.
*Doireann Glacken and Donal Cullinan playing music in Knox’s Bar at the Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan in Ennis. Photograph by Eamon Ward Comhaltas are proposing to rebrand the Fleadh Nua festival.
Clare’s longest serving councillor has declared all members of the County Council both elected representatives and staff were “asleep at the wheel” with regard to planning Moneypoint’s future.
*Donna McGettigan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Donna McGettigan will take the place of Mike McKee on Clare County Council.
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.
*Social housing in Feakle. Up to 150 dwellings in six different parts of Clare are being investigated for ownership to determine future uses.
Instances of vandalism at Clare Abbey are continuing with one headstone recently damaged for the third time.