*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.
Potential purchasers of the site previously known as the Shannon Shamrock Hotel have been put off by associated archaeological work believed to be in the region of €2m.
Investment in Shannon Town will be more forthcoming following the conclusion of a master plan for the area, the Director of Economic Development with Clare County Council has stated.
Brexit poses some challenge for Co Clare but also provides opportunities for foreign direct investment (FDI) and tourism, a recent meeting has heard.
Different approaches must be taken in order to deal with the housing crisis in Clare according to the Chair of the Strategic Policy Committee responsible for housing.
Motorists are ‘taking their lives into their hands’ by having to travel in the middle of certain roads due to unmaintained hedges in Co Clare.
Further frustration has been voiced with the current health offering for Ireland’s population in the Mid-West.
Policies in place surrounding assessment for accessing a medical card are leaving “a lot of people out in the cold”.
*Cllr Paul Murphy. Photograph: Eamon Ward Clarecastle councillor, Paul Murphy will sit on the most boards and committees of all twenty eight elected members of Clare County Council for the next five years.
As they congregated for their first meeting since May’s local elections, successful candidates in the Shannon Municipal District set out their stall for the next five years by pinpointing the future of Shannon Airport as the biggest concern.