A Kilkee man has claimed he was followed by members of Sinn Féin after tweeting criticism of the political party.
*Vice President of the United States of America Mr Mike Pence and his wife Second Lady Karen Pence are greeted by Rose Hynes, Chairman Shannon Group with Tanaiste Simon Coveney TD, Ambassador Dan Mulhall and Mayor of Clare Cllr Cathal Crowe TD on his arrival at Shannon Airport today. Pic Arthur Ellis. Clare’s first openly …
*Ian Lynch. Photograph: Martin Connolly Having narrowly retained his place on Clare County Council, Ian Lynch has urged Fianna Fáil to continue the power sharing agreement that has existed with the local authority for the past fifteen years.
*Mike Taylor. Photograph: Martin Connolly Comments from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar along with suggestions of co-living by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy “deeply hindered” the prospects of Fine Gael candidates in Clare for the local elections according to one runner who felt his own liberal views decreased his West Clare vote.
When he decided to join Fianna Fáil to contest the local elections, Cillian Murphy said “it was time”, after an unsuccessful attempt in 2004 his time has come to represent the people of West Clare on the County Council.
*Mark Nestor is raised aloft. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare County Council’s newest 28 elected representatives have been confirmed following the conclusion of the two day count at Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis.