A new management structure has been put in place at Cahercalla Community Hospital and Hospice while confirmation of three new COVID-19 cases has caused fresh concern at the facility.
Management at Cahercalla Community Hospital are currently on COVID leave as the health care facility responds to an outbreak of the virus which has required the deployment of the Defence Forces.
Kilmihil GP, Dr Michael Harty has confirmed he has returned to his West Clare surgery despite attending a controversial event on Wednesday night which was in breach of COVID-19 guidelines.
One health care professional was among the first four confirmed coronavirus cases in Clare and further frontline staff are expected to be diagnosed over the coming weeks posing major challenges for the Irish health service.
*Joseph Woulfe. Photograph: John Mangan Having come up short in bids to be elected at local and national level in the past nine months, Joseph Woulfe (IND) outlined that he has another election on the horizon over the coming weeks.
Twice elected to Clare County Council representing the Progressive Democrats and a two time General Election candidate for the party, Mary Mannion gives her General Election prediction to The Clare Echo.
A seat “always swings in the wind” in Clare is the belief of Clare FM founder and ex RTÉ broadcaster Caimin Jones who maintained Michael McNamara (IND) will benefit and take the final seat in the constituency.