*Photograph: Tulla Tidy Towns A planned delivery of 22 social housing units in Tulla is facing a potential delay.
Caution has been issued by elected representatives with consideration for ‘the health of future generations’ and that ‘communities could be split’ if masts are to be erected in parts of the county.
*Social housing in Feakle. Up to 150 dwellings in six different parts of Clare are being investigated for ownership to determine future uses.
Clare’s longest serving local elected representative has described the county as “the most anti-rural” so far as planning regulations are concerned.
*Pat Hayes. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fianna Fáil have bit back at comments from Deputy Joe Carey (FG) by accusing the TD of delivering nothing for the county in terms of broadband while questioning their stance on the National Broadband Plan.
*Mullaghmore. Photograph: Clare By Nature Lack of funding will prevent Clare County Council from concentrating solely on improving local and minor roads within the county as part of the schedule of road works.
*Lough Derg as seen from Holy Island. Photograph: Niall Culligan Hopes remain high that Holy Island will be “a game-changer” in developing East Clare’s tourism offering but elected representatives have acknowledged the timeline for the project’s delivery is “dragging on a bit”.
*Some strikers from Fridays for Future Clare. Photograph: Orla Begley. Clare’s Friday for Future protesters scolded county councillors for ‘not doing their homework on climate change’.
Conversations in parts of East Clare on the long awaited Killaloe Bypass are a daily occurrence, landowners using their right of going down the arbitration route and East Clare bats have slightly delayed the project.
*Photograph: Arthur Ellis Shannon Airport’s economic importance to the Mid-West region was stressed on Friday last as a special meeting focused on jobs within Clare was held.