Staff shortages in the health system remain the primary concern despite the announcement of €4bn in funding from Budget 2021.
Twice elected to Clare County Council representing the Progressive Democrats and a two time General Election candidate for the party, Mary Mannion gives her General Election prediction to The Clare Echo.
A seat “always swings in the wind” in Clare is the belief of Clare FM founder and ex RTÉ broadcaster Caimin Jones who maintained Michael McNamara (IND) will benefit and take the final seat in the constituency.
*Violet-Anne Wynne. Photograph: Martin Connolly Sinn Féin are riding high in the national opinion polls, Violet-Anne Wynne (SF) is hopeful such sentiment will become a reality when the Clare electorate head to polling booths this weekend.