Clare’s Economic Taskforce held its inaugural meeting on Friday while concern has expressed that no individuals representing North or West Clare have been included on the group.
*Caroline Dunlea. Photograph: Brian Arthur As retail businesses continue to adapt, they are being urged to apply for Enterprise Ireland’s Covid-19 Online Retail Scheme, ahead of its closing date on Wednesday 27th May.
Avara’s short-term future has been guaranteed as a buyer of the site has been secured which will keep workers in employment in Shannon until July while efforts are continuing to put long-term arrangements in place.
*Leonard Cleary. Photograph: Eamon Ward Developing a local lift initiative is part of the sustainable tourism approaches being adhered to in Loop Head, Council Director Leonard Cleary has said.
*Donal O’Leary. Photograph: Eamon Ward. A new local lift initiative which is the first of its kind in Ireland will see drivers volunteering to give lifts to individuals who require one in Carrigaholt.
*Pat Breen. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Clare does not need to apply for a EU globalisation fund in light of accumulated job losses throughout the county, Junior Minister Pat Breen has stated.
*Moneypoint Power Plant. Photograph: Páraic McMahon A delegation of West Clare councillors are today (Wednesday) issuing a letter to secure a meeting with two Ministers plus a number of agencies and the ESB on the future of Moneypoint.