*Mike McKee Long serving political representative Mike McKee has died.
*Noeleen Moran. Members of the public have been left in “a terribly unsafe situation” with such high overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick and University Hospital Galway, organisers of regional campaign group have stated.
*Photograph: John Mangan “An urgent public meeting” has been called to address continuous overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick (UHL).
Sinn Féin’s only sitting councillor in Clare will not be contesting the next General Election.
As the fight for better medical services across the Mid-West intensifies, a number of community health campaigns have merged together.
*Noeleen Moran. Targeted investment is needed in primary and community care in Clare with large inequalities in the county’s supply of health and social care highlighted in a report from the ESRI.
Mixed views have been expressed regarding a possible imbalance in the make-up of the Municipal Districts in Clare.
*Donna Deirdre McGettigan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Eliminated on the third count of the local elections in the Ennis Municipal District, Donna Deirdre McGettigan was more downbeat with the 51 percent turnout in the constituency as opposed to the outcome.
*Mark Nestor is raised aloft. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare County Council’s newest 28 elected representatives have been confirmed following the conclusion of the two day count at Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis.
Ennistymon’s local electoral area has the smallest amount of places available with four seats on offer which suggests the fight will be tighter in North Clare than any other part of the county.