*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.
Burren Lowlands have set their eyes firmly on workers in Dublin and surrounding counties to attract them to come and live in North Clare and South Galway.
*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.
“Significant demand” for a burial site in the Ennis environs may hinder the potential for developing a new tourism site on the Kildysart Rd.
Obesity is being assisted through the charges and opening hours for accessing community sporting facilities, one West Clare representative has stated.
*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…
Frustration is growing among the people and councillors of East Clare with the lack of progress at Holy Island. At the July meeting of the Killaloe Municipal District, two councillors, Pat Burke and Pat Hayes tabled motions seeking updates on development plans for Holy Island. “Clare County Council have this island in its ownership for…