*Photograph: John Mangan An increase in gastrointestinal complaints have been observed in Lahinch over holiday periods, a local pharmacist has warned.
Extra powers are to be afforded to Gardaí who as of midnight will be able to redirect people home when they are breaking public health regulations. Under current guidelines, only those deemed to be classed as ‘essential workers’ are allowed to go further than 2km from their own home. Coastal locations across the country including …
Eoin Neylon was on the ballot paper for the 2016 Seanad Elections, The Clare Echo’s political columnist looks back on an election which “is not for the faint-hearted” and predicts Government formation may happen sooner than anticipated.
*Michael Vaughan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Michael Vaughan has lost out in his bid to be elected to Seanad Éireann. Lahinch hotelier, Michael Vaughan (FF), a first time candidate received 3 votes. Prior to the count, he had stated his party colleague, Timmy Dooley (FF) was “a shoe in” and predicted he himself would struggle to …
*FILE PHOTO: Lahinch, Photograph: Martin Connolly An increased amount of visitors to parts of West Clare in the past week have prompted local representatives to seek the enforcement of closed public car parks to minimise crowds that are potentially spreading coronavirus.
*Ennistymon. Photograph: Martin Connolly There has been a “relatively easonable” short-term impact on business in Clare since the outbreak of coronavirus however the long-term effect “has the potential to be as catastrophic for business as the Lehman collapse,” one hotelier has warned.
*Michael Vaughan. Photograph: Martin Connolly A voice for business and tourism experience is needed in Seanad Éireann, Michael Vaughan (FF) is adamant and he believes he has the right vocal chords to fill that role.
*Tony Kirby leading a tour group in The Burren. Photograph: Burren Geopark There is “a long-term future” for group tours visiting parts of Ireland including Co Clare, the CEO of the body responsible for marketing the island of Ireland overseas has said.