Motorists are ‘taking their lives into their hands’ by having to travel in the middle of certain roads due to unmaintained hedges in Co Clare.
*Cllr Paul Murphy. Photograph: Eamon Ward Clarecastle councillor, Paul Murphy will sit on the most boards and committees of all twenty eight elected members of Clare County Council for the next five years.
*Noel McNamara. Photograph: Eamon Ward O’Callaghans Mills’ Noel McNamara has been named as Leinster Rugby’s new Academy Manager.
Tulla is more divided than parts of Northern Ireland according to one native of the East Clare town.
This Wednesday saw the Killaloe Municipal District hold their first meeting since the local elections, Beckha Doyle was frustrated and disappointed there wasn’t a new face among them but she’s adamant her time in politics will come.
*Barry O’Donovan. Photograph: Martin Connolly As the Green Party secured their first seat on Clare County Council since the 2009 election of Brian Meaney, one of their two candidates in the county maintained the elected councillors need to stand up and address ‘climate chaos’.
*Mayor of Clare, Cllr Cathal Crowe. Photograph: Eamon Ward Cathal Crowe has been elected the Mayor of Clare following Friday’s Annual General Meeting of Clare County Council.
Pat Burke will mark ten years as a county councillor when the local authority sits down for it’s June meeting next week.
*Ger O’Halloran. Photograph: Martin Connolly In his second bid to become a county councillor, Ger O’Halloran once again came up short as the closest candidate to the elected bunch.
*Joe Cooney is elected to Clare County Council for the fourth time. Photograph: Martin Connolly Not alone was Joe Cooney the first candidate elected in the Killaloe Municipal District for the third time in a row but yet again the O’Callaghans Mills man secured the highest first preference vote in Clare as he has previously…