*Michael Leahy Providing the private sector with incentives to develop rural areas has been declared as the key election issue of Michael Leahy.
An investigation is to be carried out by staff within the Ennis Municipal District of Clare County Council to assess if traders of the farmers market at Roslevan have planning permission to use the location.
The Mayor of Clare has been told off for not knowing how to compost correctly after it emerged “a multitude of rats” took residence in his bin.
Christmas lights will be officially switched on in Ennis this Friday marking the countdown to the festive season.
*Ennis Market. Photograph: Martin Connolly Putting the Ennis Market building into private ownership will help bring a new lease of life to the area, Cllr Johnny Flynn maintained.
Cllr Mary Howard was a member of the Ennis Town Council that voted in favour of developing the Ennis Market at Garraunakilla, she is adamant the building has untapped potential such as hosting a jazz festival that can benefit the county.
*Ennis Market. Photograph: Martin Connolly Built at a cost of €500,000 as part of a €1.75m redevelopment, the Market Building in Ennis has continued to struggle to attract traders with its primary function now as a car park with twenty seven spaces.
St Michaels Villas “is neglected and forgotten about,” one of Ennis’ six elected representatives has stated.
*Photograph: Gary Collins Ennis Municipal District will lose a seat and therefore a councillor following May’s local elections, Cllr Mary Howard is not in favour of the changes and feels the people of Clare need more female representatives on the Council. Last month, Cllr Howard was selected alongside Cllr Paul Murphy and Cllr Johnny Flynn…