Clare’s local property tax is to increase by fifteen percent following a vote by elected members on Monday evening.
*Photograph: Shannon Tidy Towns Contractors hired by Clare County Council to carry out maintenance work across the county have been warned that they may not receive payment for their work if it is not conducted to standard.
*Pictured at the contract signing for the refurbishment works for the new Third Level Campus at Bindon Street: Cllr. Cathal Crowe, Mayor of Clare, Cllr. Johnny Flynn, Mayor of Ennis, Aldo Andreucetti, Clerk of Works, General Design, Clare County Council; Carmel Greene, Head of Property Management, Clare County Council; Liam Conneally. Director of Economic Development,…
Housing grant schemes for the disabled and elderly that have been closed for the last nine months in Clare will not be reopened until the conclusion of a national review by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.
*Photograph: Fergal Clohessy Less than one month after ESB refuted claims that redundancies would be sought at Moneypoint, over 100 jobs are to go at Ireland’s biggest electricity generator.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly Paul McGinley made the statement on Tuesday “if a dog sat down for five minutes he would have got painted”, though County Dog Warden, Frankie Coote may not like to hear it, there is truth in what McGinley said such was the amount of work undertaken by Clare County Council in preparation…
*Lahinch Golf Club. Photograph: Martin Connolly Paul McGinley has been humbled and surprised by how the people of Clare have embraced The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.
A review in the make up of Shannon Group’s PLC has been sought by elected representatives in Co Clare.
*Bobby Kerr, Chairman of the Board, Cliffs of Moher Ltd, Leonard Cleary, Director of Rural Development, Clare County Council and Geraldine Enright, Marketing Manager, Cliffs of Moher centre. Photograph by Eamon Ward. A new shuttle bus service has been launched by the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience aimed at further enhancing sustainable development and management…
*The Cliffs of Moher. Photograph: Ann O’Connell “A disconnect” exists between Clare’s premier tourist attraction and those living in close proximity to it.