Feasibility studies are to be carried out for the provision of nice tourism products and an annual festival in Co Clare.
*Tim Smythe Park. Photograph: Clare County Council Clare is in line to be trialled as a pilot in an audit of facilities to be carried out by Sport Ireland.
*Labasheeda. Photograph: Páraic McMahon Work is underway on a pilot resettlement scheme that will entice more people to live in rural parts of Co Clare.
*Public toilets in Kilkee. Photograph: Páraic McMahon New public toilets are “urgently” needed, senior officials in Clare County Council have said.
“An accommodation deficit” in Co Clare is hindering the ability to maximise the amount of tourists staying overnight in the county.
West Clare is currently without a designated road technician leading to concern amongst elected representatives that several projects could subsequently “be left on the long finger”.
Clare’s longest serving local elected representative has described the county as “the most anti-rural” so far as planning regulations are concerned.
*Cllr Roisin Garvey. Photograph: Eamon Ward A Clare councillor has revealed her experience of fuel poverty whereby lack of funds as a single mother prompted moving the bedroom into the sitting room of her house.
Lahinch will be home of Ireland’s first solar powered swimming pool with works on its construction due to begin at the Seaworld and Leisure Centre later this month.
*Some strikers from Fridays for Future Clare. Photograph: Orla Begley. Clare’s Friday for Future protesters scolded county councillors for ‘not doing their homework on climate change’.