With Co Clare experiencing an unprecedented surge in domestic tourists over a short time period, Ennis councillors have called for the development of an overnight parking area for motorhomes in the county town.
An illegal encampment in Ennis has been vacated with pressure mounted by elected representatives and residents in recent weeks over the health and safety concerns associated with the site.
In the space of a matter of hours, Cllr Pat Burke’s (FG) tenure as Cathaoirleach of the Killaloe Municipal District concluded and he also became Deputy Mayor of Clare for the second time.
Repeated calls have been made for Clare County Council to acquire Shannon Heritage sites in the county.
Planning needs to begin now so that Ennis can host Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann to mark a decade of the traditional music festival last being held in Co Clare, elected representatives have said.
“Speed merchants” in Cloughleigh have prompted calls for increased traffic calming measures in the area.
Interfering with graves at Drumcliffe Cemetery is “rampant”, elected representatives have declared.
Residents in Carrig Dubh are adamant of their desire for speed bumps in the Ennis estate.
Creation of a town bus service for Ennis is “long overdue”, councillors have said while plans for such a scheme are being progressed by the National Transport Authority (NTA).
Families are “distraught” with the layout of Drumcliffe Cemetery stating that their loved ones are “forgotten about and left out” as a result of its design.