*Fianna Fáil TD, Timmy Dooley. Photograph: John Mangan Clare TD, Timmy Dooley has been temporarily suspended from his position on the Fianna Fáil front bench.
A new lower running regime at Moneypoint has been accepted by staff at the West Clare plant.
“A major shake up of the board at Shannon Airport” is urgently required, Clare TD Timmy Dooley has stated.
*Timmy Dooley partaking in Friday’s for Future’s street classroom. Schoolchildren protesting for climate action need to be listened to, a Clare TD has stated.
Students across Co Clare held a day of action highlighting the importance of climate change.
*Farmers protesting at Kepak, Tiermaclane. Photograph: John Mangan An estimated 800 people in the county have thus far partaken in peaceful protests led by farmers.
*Cllr Ian Lynch. Photograph: John Mangan Kilrush councillor Ian Lynch hit out at the lack of work done by Clare’s Oireachtas members in standing up for the county as West Clare attempts to pick itself up following last week’s announcement over 100 jobs are being cut from Moneypoint.
*Photograph: Páraic McMahon ESB have been slammed for their treatment of their workforce in West Clare following last Tuesday’s announcement that an expected 100 plus jobs are to be cut, one month after refuting claims such a scenario was on the cards.
*Moneypoint Power Plant. Photograph: Páraic McMahon A delegation of West Clare councillors are today (Wednesday) issuing a letter to secure a meeting with two Ministers plus a number of agencies and the ESB on the future of Moneypoint.
Clare TD, Timmy Dooley has declared residents of rural Ireland are being treated as “second-class citizens” with no ban on smoky coal in place in parts of the country.