*Garret McPhillips. Photograph: Martin Connolly Garret McPhillips has stopped his Fine Gael party from taking legal action following the outcome of a recheck in a dramatic Shannon Municipal District election count on Sunday.
*Photograph: Eamon Ward 872 notices of motion were put before Clare County Council during the five year term from 2014 to 2019.
Though seven sitting councillors are competing against three challengers for the seven seats on offer, the Shannon MD will be a lot tighter than what is suggested on paper.
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.
*Cllr PJ Ryan. Photograph: Gary Collins It took three attempts for PJ Ryan to win a seat on Clare County Council and at the conclusion of the weekend he is hoping to have retained that seat for the third election in a row.
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’.
Five Clare students this week addressed elected representatives of the local authority demanding action on climate change.
*Students of Holy Family N.S. Ennis, pictured at glór for the launch of the Healthy Clare Strategic Plan 2019-2021 with L-R, Pat Dowling, Chief Executive, Clare County Council; Mayor of Clare, Councillor Michael Begley; Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne, T.D.; and Andrew Dundas, Chair of Clare LCDC (Local Community Development Committee). Photograph…
A motion of no confidence in Minister for Health, Simon Harris was approved by elected members of Clare County Council on Monday evening.
* (L-R): Anne Haugh, Director of Social Development, Clare County Council; Pat Dowling, Chief Executive, Clare County Council; Mayor of Clare, Councillor Michael Begley;David Whelan, K & D Whelan Construction Ltd. Back (L-R) Max Krauss, Hassett Leyden & Associates ; Ger O’Malley, Tom McNamara & Ptnrs (Quantity Surveyor); Councillor Gerry Flynn, Chair of the Social Development…