Ennis has achieved the highest cleanliness level in the most recent Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) nationwide litter survey, with eight out of 10 sites surveyed in the town being awarded the top litter grade.
Ennis has placed first in the ‘Population Over 14,001′ category’ of the new Bank of Ireland Begin Together Awards 2020, after being shortlisted alongside Sligo Town and claiming the grand prize of €10,000.
Renewed appeals have been issued to tackle speeding on a busy ‘connector road’ by Ennis councillors.
Mixed views have been expressed by Ennis councillors on an appeal to reinstate ten parking spaces “in the commercial heart of the town”.
A Clarecastle road which is “in poor shape” will be considered for improvements in next year’s road works programme.
Ennis business owners have claimed the temporary mobility plan introduced by Clare County Council is leading to the ‘death of the town’.
Strong criticism on the make-up of the taskforce responsible for introducing the temporary mobility plan in the town of voice was voiced by elected representatives of the Ennis Municipal District.
Clare County Council have warned of “significant costs and environmental issues” associated with relocating the Clarecastle coastal flood barrage.
Junior Minister Patrick O’Donovan (FG) is to visit Clareabbey while a meeting of the Taskforce committee for the area is to be convened in the coming months.
A reduction in speed limit and the introduction of VMS signs have been requested for an area on the outskirts of Clarecastle village.