An end of year review on the shuttle bus service for the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience will be central to determining if a co-ordinated inter-connected mini-bus service can be expanded to other parts of Co Clare.
*Moneypoint Power Plant. Photograph: Páraic McMahon A delegation of West Clare councillors are today (Wednesday) issuing a letter to secure a meeting with two Ministers plus a number of agencies and the ESB on the future of Moneypoint.
Lough Derg has the potential to become “a world class tourism product” if the right strategy is put in place.
*Bobby Kerr, Chairman of the Board, Cliffs of Moher Ltd, Leonard Cleary, Director of Rural Development, Clare County Council and Geraldine Enright, Marketing Manager, Cliffs of Moher centre. Photograph by Eamon Ward. A new shuttle bus service has been launched by the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience aimed at further enhancing sustainable development and management…
*The Cliffs of Moher. Photograph: Ann O’Connell “A disconnect” exists between Clare’s premier tourist attraction and those living in close proximity to it.
Long serving Cooraclare councillor Bill Chambers was unanimously elected as the Cathaoirleach of the West Clare Municipal District but his appointment to the Corporate Policy Group met opposition at the District’s first meeting since the local elections.
Challenges facing Shannon Airport must be considered in the upcoming tourism strategy to be produced by Clare County Council.
*A path on the Cliffs of Moher looking over the Aran Islands. Photograph: Julie Tillett ‘A badly needed’ tourism strategy for Co Clare is expected to be ready by the autumn while coach providers visiting the Cliffs of Moher have said a lack of accommodation is preventing them from offering bed nights in the county.
*Cllr Bill Slattery. Photograph: Gary Collins An active Garda presence is needed in North Clare during The Irish Open and subsequently to police Blake’s Corner according to Cllr Bill Slattery.
An enhancement scheme proposed for Doolin including the construction of a service centre has been described as “a miniature of what is happening with the National Children’s Hospital”.