*Michael McNamara. Photograph: Martin Connolly Former Labour TD, Michael McNamara has entered the General Election race as an Independent candidate.
Radio Kerry’s proposed takeover of sister stations Clare FM and Tipp FM has fallen through leading to calls for better treatment for shareholders who for the second time have seen a takeover of the Clare radio station collapse.
Seamus Ryan has been selected as a Labour candidate in the Ennis Municipal District for May’s local elections. A librarian in Ennis, Seamus was put forward as a candidate following Monday’s selection. Disability activist Dermot Hayes withdrew his nomination meaning there would be no contest which shocked his potential competitor, “I personally was surprised, I …