*Roche, Clarecastle. Photograph: Martin Connolly A Clare TD has said the phased demolition of the Roche site in Clarecastle represents a missed opportunity.
*Michael Enright (left) with Fianna Fáil party leader Micheál Martin. Chairman of Fianna Fáil’s Clare Comhairle Dáil Cheantair, Michael Enright has labelled it “shameful and disgraceful” that party members of the country may be deprived of a say on a historic coalition with Fine Gael.
*Cllr Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Older employees at Molex may not reap as many benefits as their younger colleagues in the skills audit that is to be carried out among its Shannon workforce, an East Clare councillor has warned.
*Pat Breen. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Clare does not need to apply for a EU globalisation fund in light of accumulated job losses throughout the county, Junior Minister Pat Breen has stated.