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.
Politics and elections have always been in Martin O’Loghlen’s life but on May 24th it will be his name on the ballot paper instead of the many candidates he has helped get over the line.
An audit of the housing allocation system utilised by Clare County Council is being sought by Noeleen Moran.
*Violet-Anne Wynne and Donna Deirdre McGettigan. Sinn Féin representatives in Clare are seeking an emergency rent freeze for three years in the county.
*Gabriel Keating. Photograph: Gary Collins His slogan is “the man who gets things done” and Cllr Gabriel Keating is confident his re-election to Clare County Council will be the done thing in two months time. In 2014, Cllr Keating polled in twelfth position out of sixteen candidates following the first count. However he still managed…