Judging took place in Kilrush and Ennis on Friday for the 2019 Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards.
*Members of the Kilrush Town Team. Photograph: Natasha Barton Kilrush will participate in the community-led architecture and design programme, ‘Reimagine’.
When Padraig and Julie Neylon moved to Frances St, Kilrush in the autumn of 2016 they were one of very few families with children to do so in four decades, the intervening three years have seen more young couples follow suit bringing life back to an area hit hard during the recession.
*Scattery Island. Photograph: Fáilte Ireland West Clare’s tourism offering can easily rival the best in Ireland once proper collaboration is carried out in the region.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly Businesses and community groups across West Clare are prepared to engage fully with a proposed new taskforce aimed at bringing new investment to the county according to Fianna Fáil General Election candidate, Rita McInerney.
*Cllr Ian Lynch. Photograph: John Mangan Kilrush councillor Ian Lynch hit out at the lack of work done by Clare’s Oireachtas members in standing up for the county as West Clare attempts to pick itself up following last week’s announcement over 100 jobs are being cut from Moneypoint.
Town teams are being formed across Clare as rural communities fight to preserve their towns and villages to build a brighter future for the county.