*Joseph Woulfe. Photograph: John Mangan Having come up short in bids to be elected at local and national level in the past nine months, Joseph Woulfe (IND) outlined that he has another election on the horizon over the coming weeks.
We’re live from The Falls Hotel bringing you the latest updates on #GE2020 in Clare, fifteen candidates are battling it out to represent Clare in the thirty third Dáil.
*Joseph Woulfe. Photograph: Martin Connolly Rural Ireland has been forgotten about, such is the view of Joseph Woulfe (IND) and it’s why he is back in election mode for the second time in nine months.
On Saturday, the General Election takes place with fifteen candidates on the ballot paper in Clare. The Clare Echo is running an online poll from Sunday night to Wednesday morning to see which candidate you would give your first preference vote to. The findings of this online only poll will appear in this week’s newspaper. Readers…
There is very little engagement from the electorate as Joseph Woulfe canvassers the shoppers of Shannon on Saturday afternoon.
Promises are made at every election by the politicians but also the voters who insist they will read the leaflets handed out by candidates, Michael Leahy’s propaganda was studied by canvassers in Ennis on Saturday.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly It began earlier than expected but the battle is on as candidates from all over the county begin their campaign to be elected to Dáil Éireann.
Although its air quality readings have left a lot to be desired, Clare may soon be leading the way if calls to enforce a national ban on smoky coal are enforced.
A small group of Clare farmers were involved as one hundred tractors caused disruption across Dublin on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Clare farmers will be among the thousand or so protesters driving to Leinster House on tractors highlighting their frustration with agriculture in the country.