Students in Clare are being deprived of their “right to education” as more than three dozen children in the county are without a second level place for September.
Ennis will be electing at least one new councillor following tomorrow’s local elections.
*Cllr Ann Norton. Photograph: Gary Collins Five years on from bursting onto the political scene in Clare, Cllr Ann Norton has no intentions of leaving public office just yet.
*Some of the crowd gathered at the January 2017 protest. Photograph: Martin Connolly A group behind a protest taking place this Sunday are “demanding” the reopening of the accident and emergency unit plus the upgrade to a model three hospital at Ennis General Hospital.
Lahinch based charity founder Ruairí McKiernan has expressed his “heartfelt thanks” to President Michael D. Higgins as he concludes his seven-year term on the Council of State.
A Clare politician has urged the Irish Government to put an end to Europe’s second longest running television game show ‘if it is serious about dealing with gambling addictions’.
*Photograph: Arthur Ellis Men and women willing to put their lives on the line for their country deserve a better income, Cllr Ann Norton has highlighted.
A decision from the National Transport Authority (NTA) to take the contract for the county’s rural transport co-ordination unit (TCU) from Clare Accessible Transport (CAT) and award it to Limerick Local Link has been met with widespread hostility and labelled “a grave act of injustice”.
A motion of no confidence in Minister for Health, Simon Harris was approved by elected members of Clare County Council on Monday evening.
Clare councillors are keen to follow the example set by students across the county by identifying ways to help the environment.