As the responsible Councillor, I feel it appropriate to respond to Eoin Neylon’s article in the last issue of The Clare Echo headlined “Anti 5G campaigners making false claims.”
*Moneypoint. Photograph: Páraic McMahon Despite the looming loss of over 100 jobs at Moneypoint, there is hope for the site of the power plant with one West Clare elected representative maintaining it has the potential to become “the Silicon Valley for renewables”.
*Photograph: Páraic McMahon ESB have been slammed for their treatment of their workforce in West Clare following last Tuesday’s announcement that an expected 100 plus jobs are to be cut, one month after refuting claims such a scenario was on the cards.
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross has agreed to visit Co Clare next month according to Independent TD, Dr. Michael Harty.
*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.
42 Clare children who were without a secondary school place for September are to be accepted into Ennis Community College.
GP services are to return to Newmarket-on-Fergus in September.
A review in the make up of Shannon Group’s PLC has been sought by elected representatives in Co Clare.
Pressure is mounting on the National Transport Authority to reverse it’s decision to award the TCU contract for Clare Bus to Limerick Local Link as opposed to Clare Accessible Transport.
As 2018 comes to an end, we reflect on a tumultuous year in Irish politics that’s finishing with a degree of stability suddenly taking hold. Míchéal Martin signing Fianna Fáil up to an extension of the Confidence and Supply agreement, until the Brexit chaos is resolved, has killed all expectation of a Spring time General…