Online streaming of Clare County Council meetings for members of the public to view or listen to is under consideration.
Senior financial officials in Clare County Council have said the “hybrid model” of having an online and street presence is proving to be a success for businesses in the county.
An expenditure of €131m is included in Clare County Council’s revenue budget which puts a priority on local SMEs, housing, town enhancement plans and rural regeneration while future capital projects such as the West Clare Greenway, Blake’s Corner and the Killaloe Bypass are identified for progression.
Remote working has resulted in an increased work output for one of the county’s biggest employers.
964 commercial properties are deemed to be vacant in Co Clare.
Ennis is seen as a location where students across the country want to come to learn the Irish language.
COVID-19 is calculated to have left a dent of approximately €12m in the coffers of Clare County Council.
A loss of income in the region of €1.3m has been estimated by officials within Clare County Council over the absence of parking fees during COVID-19.
Plans for a number of major infrastructural projects in Co Clare are continuing despite the impact of COVID-19.
Individuals living within a 90 to 120 minute drive of Clare have been earmarked as the saviours to the tourism season in the county.