*Environmental protesters in Clare. Photograph: Orla Begley Canvassers who knocked on doors across the county in the lead up to the General Election have described it as “scary” the lack of times in which climate and biodiversity change was brought up at as a key issue.
Extinction Rebellion Clare
Environmentalists in Clare have hit out at comments by Cllr Cathal Crowe (FF) that they should refrain from “hijacking” positive events and instead work side by side with the County Council.
*Sinead Sheehan. Photograph: Clare PPN Environmentalist groups declared they were not going to be silenced as they presented Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, Cllr Cathal Crowe with a signed petition asking the local authority to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency on Monday.