*Denis Bates. Photograph: Joe Buckley ‘Unexpected but delighted’ summarised how Denis Bates felt at being honoured for his voluntary work by Concern.
Overgrown trees by St Aidan’s NS in Shannon have been used as a “hang out area” for anti-social behaviour during the early stages of the COVID-19 restrictions causing frustration for local residents.
A proposed streetscape can provide a ‘missing heart’ for Shannon and lead to more businesses setting up in the town. On Tuesday, Cllr Mike McKee proposed at a meeting of the Shannon Municipal District that councillors meet senior officials in the planning department “to agree a strategy to progress a potential streetscape within the town. …