*Gardaí in West Clare. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s Garda Division faces a potential amalgamation as part of major alterations within An Garda Síochána in Ireland.
*Michael Gubbins. Michael Gubbins has vacated his role as Clare’s Chief Superintendent after less than three months in the position.
Clare’s biggest security operation in fifteen years is underway following Donald Trump’s arrival into Shannon Airport yesterday.
Elected representatives in the Ennis Municipal District have appealed to the public not to give cash to members of the homeless community and instead hand they food or liquids should they wish to assist them.
“Organised begging” is being conducted in Clare’s county town.
Concern has been expressed that Clare’s newly appointed Chief Superintendent will not be working in the county for long.
*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.