An extension to Level 5 lockdown until March 5th has been agreed by the Cabinet’s sub-committee on COVID-19.
Severe restrictions as seen in the first wave of Coronavirus have returned following a concerning increase in the spread of the virus.
A Clare TD is calling for city status to be granted for Ennis.
A return to lockdown has been agreed by Cabinet and will last until the end of January, at least.
For the Christmas and New Year period, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Charlie McConalogue (FF) has thanked farmers in Co Clare their help and support since he took office in September.
New COVID-19 restrictions are to come into effect from Christmas Eve.
Clare TD, Cathal Crowe (FF) has been appointed to a new post by An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin (FF).
Clare continues to have the lowest spread of COVID-19 in the country while leading health officials have warned that the virus is moving quickly among all age-groups in the Republic of Ireland.
Clare woman Colette Sexton is among the special advisers to Government ministers in Ireland pocketing a combined €3m.
Moneypoint has lost out on what has been labelled a “crucial contract”.