*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.
*Michael McNamara. Photograph: Martin Connolly Former Labour TD, Michael McNamara has entered the General Election race as an Independent candidate.
As the fight for better medical services across the Mid-West intensifies, a number of community health campaigns have merged together.
*Patricia McNamara addressed the crowd at Sunday’s protest. Photograph: John Mangan A retired nurse who also experienced life as a hospital patient recently has declared there “is no privacy or dignity” for individuals receiving medical care at University Hospital Limerick (UHL)
Certainty is needed for organisations such as Clare Haven Services and Rape Crisis Midwest which can be provided from the Local Property Tax, Seamus Ryan has claimed.
Labour’s candidate for the Ennis electoral area Seamus Ryan is calling for a community bike scheme to be introduced across the county. Referring to similar schemes in operation in Limerick, Galway plus the West Cork Community Cycle Scheme in Clonakilty, Seamus maintained there would be many benefits if brought to Clare. “As we see every…
In the first in a two-part preview of 2018, Eoin Neylon looks to the year ahead and what the main parties will look to achieve “NEW Year, New Me”. I’m sure we’ve all heard this said once or twice in the past fortnight. As people make resolutions and wishes for the year ahead, politicians and…