A rise in domestic abuse incidents in the county during COVID-19 has been documented while the increase in barring orders being breached has been labelled as “horrendous”.
Operations at Shannon Airport can be salvaged by changes to the Government’s testing and aviation policy according to one Clare TD while mixed reactions have ensued following confirmation that Ryanair will close its base at Shannon and Cork Airport for the winter.
Shannon Heritage are to receive €2m less funding than what had been sought and announced to keep Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and King John’s Castle open till the end of the year.
Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan (GP) has confirmed his Department is heading up a review on the operations of Shannon Group and that he believes the body is best placed to continue its operations.
Ryanair have threatened to close their base at Shannon Airport for the winter months and into early spring.
Clare TD, Violet-Anne Wynne has expressed her concern with what she has called “public complacency” regarding COVID-19 testing.
Rose Hynes’ tenure as Chairperson of Shannon Group has concluded with US based Kathryn O’Leary Higgins also departing the Board.
An independent inquiry into mental health crisis services in the Mid-West has been sought by Clare members of Sinn Féin and the Haven Hubs.
Clare TD, Violet-Anne Wynne (SF) has said Shannon Airport staff have been given a one week window to sign their redundancy offers.
Clare’s branch of the Vintners Federation of Ireland met with six of Clare’s seven Oireachtas members along with the Mayor of the County on Monday night.