Dolores Broderick at the Shannon Heritage Workers Protest at Bunratty Folk Park. Photograph: Natasha Barton STAFF WITH SHANNON HERITAGE are “terrified about January” and the risk of becoming unemployed.
*Cllr Gerry Flynn responds to Cathal Crowe TD. Photograph: Natasha Barton A SHANNON representative has called on senior management in Clare County Council “to stand up and be counted” to finalise the transfer of four Shannon Heritage sites to the local authority.
*CEO of The Shannon Airport Group, Mary Considine. Photograph: Eamon Ward TRANSFER OF FOUR SHANNON HERITAGE sites to Clare County Council “as soon as possible” remains the objective of The Shannon Airport Group.
*Monday’s meeting of the local authority saw tensions raise between some councillors. FIANNA FÁIL COUNCILLORS silenced an attempt by an Independent councillor to get Clare County Council to publicly debate the merits of taking out a loan to acquire the four Shannon Heritage sites in the county.
*Bunratty Castle. GOVERNMENT FUNDING will not be provided to Clare County Council to take over Shannon Heritage sites in the county, a breakfast briefing of local councillors was informed on Wednesday morning even though the Taoiseach has said the matter is not over.
*Bunratty Castle. Photograph: Paschal Brooks ISSUES SURROUNDING the transfer of Shannon Heritage sites remain unresolved while discussions continue between Government Departments, Shannon Airport Group and Clare County Council.
A THIRD SUMMER SEASON is to be lost for the Shannon Heritage sites due to the slow pace at which Governmental Departments are handling their transfer to Clare County Council.