A Clare TD has warned that “a calamity” is on the cards with just 23 critical care beds provided at University Hospital Limerick since the onset of COVID-19.
A five-level plan for living with COVID-19 has been announced by the Irish Government.
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.
A “tightening” of “key restrictions” across the country has been announced by the Taoiseach following a Cabinet meeting earlier on Tuesday off the back of advice issued by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET).
No further increase in the amount of COVID-19 cases in Clare has been recorded in the 98 new cases reported on Friday evening.
Rural pub owners in Clare are at risk of not pulling pints again following confirmation that their doors would remain shut for another three weeks, at least.
Pubs will not reopen next Monday while increased crowds at sporting fixtures will not be allowed for at least three weeks, the Government announced on Tuesday.
Comments from An Taoiseach Micheál Martin (FF) have provided hope that Shannon Heritage will receive Government support this week and subsequently allow Mid-West attractions to remain open beyond July 31st.
A North Clare businesswoman has received praise from all over Ireland after declining to take a booking from overseas visitors who had failed to quarantine for a period of 14 days after flying into the country.
Shannon Airport management have been criticised by Clare TD, Cathal Crowe (FF) for impending job cuts and reduced working hours.