With visitor numbers at Doolin “increasing the whole time”, the announcement that progress is being made with the construction of a visitor centre has been welcomed.
*Photograph: Eamon Ward 872 notices of motion were put before Clare County Council during the five year term from 2014 to 2019.
Ennistymon’s local electoral area has the smallest amount of places available with four seats on offer which suggests the fight will be tighter in North Clare than any other part of the county.
*The retiring five; Michael Hillery, Christy Curtin, James Breen, Richard Nagle, Tom McNamara. Photograph: Eamon Ward Five local representatives with a combined service of 130 years have this week attended their final meeting as elected members of Clare County Council.
*Cahercon. Photograph: Ann-Marie Hanrahan Cahercon has the potential to be “a world class marine facility”, a meeting in Kilrush has heard.
Politics and elections have always been in Martin O’Loghlen’s life but on May 24th it will be his name on the ballot paper instead of the many candidates he has helped get over the line.
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…