Publicans across the country are not being respected by the Irish Government with a visible lack of trust pushed in their direction, personnel from the industry have declared.
Clare publicans protested at the offices of the county’s two Government TDs on Monday morning to highlight the plight endured by pub owners over the past six months.
€186,000 in funding has been ringfenced for community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises in Clare.
Protection for Shannon Airport is required from the Irish Government as question marks hang over Aer Lingus’ future at the International Airport.
Founder of the Shannon Aviation Museum and Atlantic Air Adventures, Edward Ryan has been honoured by the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Government funding has been allocated to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and King John’s Castle to ensure they will remain open for the remainder of 2020.
€6.4m is now being sought by Shannon Group in State aid to keep Bunratty Castle & Folk Park plus King John’s Castle open until June of next year.
Clare’s branch of the Vintners Federation of Ireland met with six of Clare’s seven Oireachtas members along with the Mayor of the County on Monday night.
Five Clare areas have received combined funding to the value of almost €115k under a Government scheme to help towns and villages adapt to COVID-19.
Funding to the value of €255,000 has been set aside for the West Clare Greenway.