A motion of no confidence in Minister for Health, Simon Harris was approved by elected members of Clare County Council on Monday evening.
As a first time candidate for the local elections on May 24th, Shane Talty views himself as “a step towards the future” and he’s counting on the Ennistymon local electoral area to think the same when it comes to polling day.
*Photograph: Gary Collins Christy Curtin has announced he will retire from politics next month.
*Cllr Bill Chambers. Photograph: Gary Collins “Politics is a tough life,” Bill Chambers admitted but it’s one he wants to stay in as the countdown to May’s local elections continue. He forms the Fianna Fáil ticket in the Kilrush local electoral area alongside Cllr PJ Kelly. “It’s going to be a hard few weeks, a…
*Fanore Beach. Photograph: VisitLisdoonvarna.ie Approaches to Fanore Beach are in such a poor state that Cllr Bill Slattery felt the area resembled “a warzone”.
*Fisher St, Doolin. Photograph: Suzanne Mischyshyn Cliff walkers in Doolin are causing “traffic congestion” in the North Clare village.
An enhancement scheme proposed for Doolin including the construction of a service centre has been described as “a miniature of what is happening with the National Children’s Hospital”.
Unavailability of broadband in parts of West Clare “is a clear case of discrimination against people in rural Ireland”, one resident has claimed. Independent councillor, Christy Curtin hit out at the second class treatment to the people of West Clare when it comes to the provision of broadband at Wednesday’s meeting of the West Clare…
*Photograph: Firestone Hopes of reopening the 24 hour Accident and Emergency Unit at Ennis General Hospital have received a new lifeline.
Anti-social behaviour in Lahinch would be stopped with the extension of a car park in the town according to Cllr Bill Slattery. At the January meeting of the West Clare Municipal District, the Fine Gael councillor requested Clare County Council to extend the public car park on the Miltown Malbay road “as near as possible…