*Social housing in Feakle. Up to 150 dwellings in six different parts of Clare are being investigated for ownership to determine future uses.
To bring more promotional benefits to the area the Mid-West region needs to be renamed the Shannon region, one councillor has stated.
Stipulations in the current County Development Plan mean what was formerly Our Lady’s Hospital cannot be knocked or delisted until after 2023 at the earliest.
*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.
*Mike McKee. Elected representatives of Clare County Council paid tribute to their late colleague Mike McKee at the December meeting of the local authority.
*Pat Halpin addressing the community forum in Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Joe Buckley An undercover Garda operation is ongoing in Newmarket-on-Fergus, Sixmilebridge and Cratloe while the policing organisation is unaware of claims that youths have been dropping rocks onto the M18 approaching the Carrigoran exit.
*A section of the crowd that attended Monday’s community forum in Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Joe Buckley Confidence has been expressed by Clare’s Junior Minister that a new GP will be in place in Newmarket-on-Fergus very soon despite locals raising their concerns at the drawn out process of securing a replacement doctor.
Consideration will be given to a request to the increase amount of native trees planted on Council owned land across Co Clare.
Almost €95,000 was spent on taxis by the HSE transporting Clare patients to different hospitals for treatments such as dialysis.
*Cllr Gerry Flynn. Photograph: Eamon Ward An elected representative in Clare received correspondence from the Chairperson of Shannon Group outlining their disappointment with ongoing critical comments regarding Shannon Airport.