Security measures have been ramped up ahead of the June visit of U.S. President Donald Trump with workers at the Shannon Industrial Estate having to pass Garda clearance en route to their place of employment on Wednesday morning.
*Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Scoil Chriost Ri, Cloughleigh. Photograph: Martin Connolly Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been reminded that 40 children in Ennis are without a secondary school for September.
Donald Trump’s visit to Co Clare has been confirmed with the President of the United States of America due to arrive in Ireland on June 5th.
*Trump International Golf Links and Hotel Ireland, Photograph: Arthur Ellis A large Garda presence was visible in Doonbeg on Sunday as Eric Trump paid a visit to Trump International Golf Links and Hotel Ireland.
Donald Trump’s visit to Clare this June has been given the green light according to US sources.
*Marie McMahon. Photograph: John Mangan A North Clare woman has spoke publicly for the first time about the horrifying last days endured by her deceased husband on a trolley at University Hospital Limerick.
*Dr. Des Shearer. Photograph: John Mangan A Junior Doctor working at University Hospital Limerick has criticised Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for failing to visit hospitals during his recent trips to the Mid-West.
*Crowds from Sunday’s protest. Photograph: John Mangan Approximately 250 people attended a protest in Ennis on Sunday afternoon voicing their frustrations loud and clear with the current health care offering in the Mid-West of Ireland.
*Some of the crowd gathered at the January 2017 protest. Photograph: Martin Connolly A group behind a protest taking place this Sunday are “demanding” the reopening of the accident and emergency unit plus the upgrade to a model three hospital at Ennis General Hospital.
Criticism has been fired in the direction of the Fine Gael Government by two Clare representatives regarding the lack of progress with the National Broadband Plan.