*André Hakizimana André Hakizimana has pledged to establish a school of economics and television station in Clare if successful in his bid to be elected to Clare County Council.
*Cllr Ann Norton. Photograph: Gary Collins Five years on from bursting onto the political scene in Clare, Cllr Ann Norton has no intentions of leaving public office just yet.
A first time candidate in the local elections, Frank Cullinan has pinpointed Ennis General Hospital as “the major issue” he will work on if successful in his bid to become a county councillor.
Thousands of Clare people are to walk and run from darkness into light in the early hours of tomorrow morning.
How well do you know these songs from County Clare? We’ve all heard the ‘Banner Roar’ or taken off on a drink fuelled rendition of ‘My lovely Rose of Clare’ in the early hours of the morning, at some point in our lives. We’re from Clare after all. It’s in our blood. But do you…
*Jennifer Hynes speaking at Sunday’s protest. Photograph: John Mangan An Ennis woman in full-time care who suffers from cerebral palsy, epilepsy and asthma had her phone stolen when admitted to University Hospital Limerick in the past fortnight.
A Fianna Fáil local election candidate who committed to not using posters during the campaign has broken his word.
*Dr. Des Shearer. Photograph: John Mangan A Junior Doctor working at University Hospital Limerick has criticised Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for failing to visit hospitals during his recent trips to the Mid-West.
Three Independent candidates have joined the local election race with the deadline for candidates to register having now passed.
Clare’s youngest climate change activists were once again demonstrating in Ennis on Friday.