Outgoing Clare TD, Dr Michael Harty has predicted either Michael McNamara (IND) or Cllr Roisin Garvey (Greens) will be elected to Dáil Éireann with one Fine Gael casualty.
Trudy Leyden has become the first Ennis candidate to enter the race for the upcoming General Election.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly It began earlier than expected but the battle is on as candidates from all over the county begin their campaign to be elected to Dáil Éireann.
*Trump Doonbeg. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Trump International Golf Links and Hotel in Doonbeg has been listed as a possible target for revenge attacks by Iran on the US.
Avara’s short-term future has been guaranteed as a buyer of the site has been secured which will keep workers in employment in Shannon until July while efforts are continuing to put long-term arrangements in place.
*Photograph: Joe Buckley Dealing with derelict houses has been suggested as central to enticing further businesses to set up in Newmarket-on-Fergus.
*Liam Conneally speaking at Monday’s opening of LIT Ennis. Ennis’ third level presence is going to become “bigger and greater”, Clare County Council’s Director of Economic Development has outlined.
*Photograph: Eamon Ward A three month pilot scheme described as a ‘voluntary rural uber’ is being trialled in Carrigaholt.
*Limerick Institute of Technology’s newest campus, situated on Bindon Street, Ennis, Co. Clare, was officially opened by Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen TD. Pictured at the official opening were from left Professor Vincent Cunnane, LIT President, Minister Pat Breen TD and Deputy Mayor of…
*Tom Casey and his wife Bernie. Photograph: Joe Buckley “A turf war” is preventing progress in solving the almost annual issue of flooding at Ballycar, Clare TDs have stated.