Politics and elections have always been in Martin O’Loghlen’s life but on May 24th it will be his name on the ballot paper instead of the many candidates he has helped get over the line.
Thousands of Clare people are to walk and run from darkness into light in the early hours of tomorrow morning.
*Jennifer Hynes speaking at Sunday’s protest. Photograph: John Mangan An Ennis woman in full-time care who suffers from cerebral palsy, epilepsy and asthma had her phone stolen when admitted to University Hospital Limerick in the past fortnight.
Of all 51 candidates for the local elections on May 24th, Shannon councillor Gerry Flynn was the only one to refuse to sign a pledge to give his support for the restoration of health services to Co Clare.
*A damaged garden shed in Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Paula Carr Whelan Parts of Co Clare remain without power as the clean-up from Storm Hannah continues.
As a first time candidate for the local elections on May 24th, Shane Talty views himself as “a step towards the future” and he’s counting on the Ennistymon local electoral area to think the same when it comes to polling day.
*Conor Cleary. Photograph: Martin Connolly An appeal for Conor Cleary’s red card to be rescinded has been rejected and as of now he will miss Clare’s opening game in the Munster senior hurling championship.
An absence of signs directing motorists to Miltown Malbay has been done deliberately to ‘write the West Clare town off the map’.
*Conor Cleary attempts to block Cian Lynch. Photograph: Martin Connolly It’s never easy against the All-Ireland champions, as such Conor Cleary and his Clare comrades were well aware of the challenge Limerick would pose in Cusack Park on Sunday.
Anti-social behaviour in Lahinch would be stopped with the extension of a car park in the town according to Cllr Bill Slattery. At the January meeting of the West Clare Municipal District, the Fine Gael councillor requested Clare County Council to extend the public car park on the Miltown Malbay road “as near as possible…