150 additional jobs for the former Molex facility in Shannon have been projected while a tenant for what was previously the Avara site is to be announced in the second half of this year.
*Michael Enright (left) with Fianna Fáil party leader Micheál Martin. Chairman of Fianna Fáil’s Clare Comhairle Dáil Cheantair, Michael Enright has labelled it “shameful and disgraceful” that party members of the country may be deprived of a say on a historic coalition with Fine Gael.
*Pat Breen. Photograph: Joe Buckley A Junior Minister in the 32nd Dáil, Pat Breen (FG) has expressed his pride with the drop in unemployment figures but maintained big job losses in the county would not hurt his vote.
*Cllr Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Older employees at Molex may not reap as many benefits as their younger colleagues in the skills audit that is to be carried out among its Shannon workforce, an East Clare councillor has warned.
*Pat Breen. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Clare does not need to apply for a EU globalisation fund in light of accumulated job losses throughout the county, Junior Minister Pat Breen has stated.