Housing grant schemes for the disabled and elderly that have been closed for the last nine months in Clare will not be reopened until the conclusion of a national review by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.
*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.
As they congregated for their first meeting since May’s local elections, successful candidates in the Shannon Municipal District set out their stall for the next five years by pinpointing the future of Shannon Airport as the biggest concern.
*Cllr Gerry Flynn. Photograph: Gary Collins Gerry Flynn has been re-elected as the Cathaoirleach of the Shannon Municipal District.
*John Crowe. Photograph: Martin Connolly A need for a councillor in Sixmilebridge plus the recognition of the parish having a voice on Clare County Council is well understood according to John Crowe.
*Mark Nestor is raised aloft. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare County Council’s newest 28 elected representatives have been confirmed following the conclusion of the two day count at Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis.
€40 million is expected to be made available in the next round of the Sports Capital Programme. Sixmilebridge GAA have commenced work on their new Sports Arena at their Cappa Lodge grounds. They received €71,000 from the programme last year towards the facility having previously been awarded €80,000 for works there in 2014. Minister of…