Latest News County Clare

Tag archive

Simon Harris

More strikes would break health service Junior Minister claims

in Home/News by

A Clare TD has claimed more strike action by nurses and midwives in Ireland would “break the health service”. Speaking at a Fine Gael selection convention in Kilrush, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen confirmed a sit down between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation…

Keep Reading

Young people need to know ‘it is ok not to feel ok’

in Home/News by

Young people need to be reminded “it is ok not to feel ok” and Co Clare needs to look after its next generation, a Council meeting has heard. Cllr Ann Norton proposed at the January meeting of Clare County Council that the local authority write to both Simon Harris and Katherine Zappone who serve as…

Keep Reading

No confidence motion in Health Minister deferred

in Home/News by

A motion of no confidence in Minister for Health, Simon Harris by elected representatives of Clare County Council has been deferred. Harris has been given four weeks to meet with the local authority’s members on the HSE Forum otherwise the motion will be reappearing on the agenda when the Council holds its February meeting. Former…

Keep Reading

‘Very serious housing crisis in Clare’ – Flynn

in Home/News by

*Photograph: Gary Collins Alongside sitting Fine Gael councillors, Paul Murphy and Mary Howard in Ennis, Johnny Flynn is anxious to retain his seat on Clare County Council where he hopes to see a twenty four A&E reopened at Ennis General Hospital. First elected to the Council in 2009, Flynn topped the poll in Ennis East…

Keep Reading

Eoin Neylon: Ireland saw spate of Trumpian tactics

in Contributors/Home/Opinion by

MY FIRST Clare Echo column began with the words “Where Clare leads, Ireland follows”. Last Saturday, that mantra held true as the county’s voters pointed the way for Ireland with a resounding Yes vote. Where as many thought the proposal to repeal the 8th amendment would win, no-one saw the scale of that win coming.…

Keep Reading

0 £0.00
Go to Top