*Labasheeda. Photograph: Páraic McMahon Work is underway on a pilot resettlement scheme that will entice more people to live in rural parts of Co Clare.
*Leonard Cleary. Photograph: Eamon Ward Developing a local lift initiative is part of the sustainable tourism approaches being adhered to in Loop Head, Council Director Leonard Cleary has said.
*Donal O’Leary. Photograph: Eamon Ward. A new local lift initiative which is the first of its kind in Ireland will see drivers volunteering to give lifts to individuals who require one in Carrigaholt.
*A path on the Cliffs of Moher looking over the Aran Islands. Photograph: Julie Tillett ‘A badly needed’ tourism strategy for Co Clare is expected to be ready by the autumn while coach providers visiting the Cliffs of Moher have said a lack of accommodation is preventing them from offering bed nights in the county.
€3.8m will come into Co Clare as part of Rural Grants from the Department of Rural and Community Development this year. A host of projects and schemes are set to benefit as a result of the funding which is an increase on the €3.5m allocated in 2017. The breakdown of this figure sees €1,038,844 for …