Following almost a year of development work internally, Clare Sports Partnership has been awarded the Xcessible Bronze Award by national pan-disability sport organisation, Cara.
*Cllr Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Ten years on from losing his seat on Clare County Council, Tony O’Brien capped off a special weekend with his election to the local authority for the third time.
*Mark Nestor is raised aloft. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare County Council’s newest 28 elected representatives have been confirmed following the conclusion of the two day count at Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis.
*Cllr Joe Cooney. Photograph: Eamon Ward For the last two elections, Joe Cooney secured more first preference votes than any other candidate in the county but he’s insisting “there are no guarantees in life” as the countdown to May 24th continues.
Posters of sitting councillors in the Killaloe Municipal District will not be visible for May’s local elections, their decision has been welcomed by new candidates who are annoyed not to have been consulted about the charter.