*Cllr Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Older employees at Molex may not reap as many benefits as their younger colleagues in the skills audit that is to be carried out among its Shannon workforce, an East Clare councillor has warned.
All 114 employees at Avara have been redundant while the workforce has set up a new company to maintain its supply to pharmaceutical companies.
*Pat Breen. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Clare does not need to apply for a EU globalisation fund in light of accumulated job losses throughout the county, Junior Minister Pat Breen has stated.
Tulla’s rich music and cultural heritage is to be enhanced with an assisted fund of €900,000 being allocated by the Government for the Multifunctional Performance Auditorium at Cnoc na Gaoithe Cultural Centre.
An award winning Clare-based international knitwear company has announced plans to invest €400,000 into its new Killaloe manufacturing facility and create ten new jobs.
A steering group has been established to coordinate jobs losses at Molex in Shannon over the next year.
20 new jobs are to be created as part of Extreme Networks €3m investment to its Shannon R&D programme.
Brexit has been attributed with causing “a beef crisis” in Co Clare.
*Lissycasey NS students. Six projects in Co Clare are to receive €219,000 towards Safety Measures and Play Areas for schools and communities under the latest round of funding from the CLÁR programme 2019.
Conversations surrounding the future of Avara Pharma Group will be held on Friday (tomorrow) under the auspices of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) at the Shannon plant of the company.