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ESB has responsibility to support Moneypoint employees

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ESB has a responsibility to support its employees losing their jobs who wish to be retained or upskilled to find alternative employement, Clare’s Independent TD has said.

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Property tax ‘unjust burden on family home’

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Following last Monday’s decision by members of Clare County Council to increase the local property tax by fifteen percent, Sinn Féin have hit out at the move describing it as “an unjust tax on the family home”.

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East Clare man spends three days on trolley five weeks after major operation

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Five weeks after undergoing a quadruple bypass, an ex local election candidate in Clare was forced to spend three days on a trolley despite experiencing five blackouts in a short period of time.

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‘Pity we left it so late’ Garvey criticises Moneypoint inaction

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*Cllr Roisin Garvey flanked by Eamon Ryan. Photograph: John Mangan Attendees at a special meeting to consider future operations for the Moneypoint power plant were sarcastically praised by Cllr Roisin Garvey “for catching up”.

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Election wasn’t due to Green Wave or my father it was me and my team – Garvey

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*Roisin Garvey. Photograph: Martin Connolly Twenty years ago Roisin Garvey made a promise to her then unborn son that some day she would run for election, that day came and resulted in her winning a seat on Clare County Council on Saturday.

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Ryan expects Greens to cause a surprise in Clare

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*Photograph: John Mangan This summer’s drought and the fodder crisis have helped people realise we can no longer ignore climate change according to Green Party leader, Eamon Ryan. Ryan was in Clare last week to launch Barry O’Donovan and Roisin Garvey as their two candidates in the 2019 local elections. On whether they can both…

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Garvey hoping to follow in her father’s footsteps

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Inagh’s Roisin Garvey was one of two candidates unveiled by The Green Party on Thursday to contest the 2019 local elections in Clare. She will run in the Ennistymon electoral area which covers North Clare while Barry O’Donovan will seek a seat in the Killaloe Municipal District. Roisin’s area is newly created and she’s hopeful…

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O’Donovan ready to fight for farmers in first election bid

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*Photograph: John Mangan Next year’s local elections will be Barry O’Donovan’s first foray into running for public office and he’s determined to fight the cause for the “exploited farmers” of East Clare. On Thursday, the Green Party unveiled the forty five year old Limerick native as a candidate in the Killaloe Municipal District for the…

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Green Party select two local election candidates in Clare

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(L-R): Eamon Ryan, Roisin Garvey, Barry O’Donovan, Grace O’Sullivan. Photograph: John Mangan Two candidates have been announced by The Green Party to contest next year’s local elections in Clare. Over sixty people gathered at the Rowan Tree in Ennis on Thursday night where Green Party leader, Eamon Ryan declared Roisin Garvey and Barry O’Donovan would…

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