*Mountshannon Harbour. Photograph: John Mangan Clare could be set to receive millions of euros worth of funding under the Shannon Tourism Master Plan.
One of East Clare’s biggest projects has moved a step closer with elected representatives of the local authority approving a planners report for the development of the Carrownagowan Wind Farm.
A contract for the design of the Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) Visitor experience has been signed by Clare County Council and its consultants with the project viewed as a future model for sustainable tourism.
*Lough Derg as seen from Holy Island. Photograph: Niall Culligan Hopes remain high that Holy Island will be “a game-changer” in developing East Clare’s tourism offering but elected representatives have acknowledged the timeline for the project’s delivery is “dragging on a bit”.