*Photograph: Eamon Ward Six of Clare’s twenty eight councillors attended all Municipal District meetings over the last five years.
Five seats are on offer in the Killaloe Municipal District with five sitting councillors competing with five other candidates, four of which are contesting an election for the first time.
*Photograph: Tulla Tidy Towns Plans to build 22 social houses in Tulla will not be able to proceed if capacity issues exist regarding water supply.
*Cllr Joe Cooney. Photograph: Eamon Ward For the last two elections, Joe Cooney secured more first preference votes than any other candidate in the county but he’s insisting “there are no guarantees in life” as the countdown to May 24th continues.
*Photograph: Eoin O’Hagan Necessary road works and the delay to complete them has caused “a lot of inconvenience” for the businesses and residents of Scariff.
Five Clare students this week addressed elected representatives of the local authority demanding action on climate change.
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.
*Photograph: An Garda Síochána It has been almost two years since Clare County Council have held a road safety event for secondary school students in Clare.
*Waste being collected from Doonbeg. Photograph: Doonbeg Community Development A fight against Clare’s “scourge of illegal dumping” could utilise Eircodes to clamp down on what it seen to be a big problem across the county.