*Mairead Casey after dropping food to Mrs Casey on the Ballycar Rd. Photograph: John Mangan A Newmarket-on-Fergus based community group is ensuring the county’s most vulnerable residents are kept fed during the current COVID-19 pandemic and has seen its demand increase by over 300% at this time.
Delays to Clare projects on Irish Water’s mains rehabilitation programme have been labelled as “chronic” in Miltown Malbay. A list of priority projects in the 2020 mains rehabilitation programme to be carried out by Irish Water was sought by elected representatives at a recent meeting of the local authority. “Is funding now allocated for Mullagh …
*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’.
*Alan O’Callaghan. Photograph: Eamon Ward Securing 326 extra first preference votes in the space of five years was ‘critical’ for Alan O’Callaghan in retaining his seat on the County Council.