Policies in place surrounding assessment for accessing a medical card are leaving “a lot of people out in the cold”.
*Joe Killeen. Photograph: Martin Connolly Upon his election to Clare County Council, Joe Killeen shared his concern for North Clare’s future and the need for it to be seen as a viable option for families to choose to live in.
*Pat Daly and Clare Colleran Molloy. Photograph: Martin Connolly In the four elections he contested up until last weekend Pat Daly never had to endure a wait until the final count to secure his seat, the new experience was “scary” for the Ennis man.
*Mark Nestor celebrates surrounded by friends and family. Photograph: Martin Connolly Sunday’s election of Mark Nestor to the Ennis Municipal District on the eighth count means that at 27 years of age he is the youngest councillor in Clare.
Although he left himself with a single month to canvass for the local elections, Joe Killeen is confident it won’t affect his chances of success.
*Mark Nestor. Fianna Fáil have made five additions to their local election ticket across the county.