Schemes “supporting sustainable agricultural production” need to be embraced to help a “demoralised” farming sector, one elected member of Clare County Council has declared.
*Lough Derg as seen from Holy Island. Photograph: Niall Culligan Hopes remain high that Holy Island will be “a game-changer” in developing East Clare’s tourism offering but elected representatives have acknowledged the timeline for the project’s delivery is “dragging on a bit”.
Conversations in parts of East Clare on the long awaited Killaloe Bypass are a daily occurrence, landowners using their right of going down the arbitration route and East Clare bats have slightly delayed the project.
*Tim Crowe with his Cratloe supporting grand-children Iarla & Maeve Hawes. Photograph: Joe Buckley
Clare’s cultural community will unite today (Friday) to showcase the very best the county has to offer.
*Liam Markham and Cathal Darcy during the 2018 county semi-final. Photograph: Clare GAA Clare Cup champions Kilmaley will face last year’s championship finalists Cratloe in the third round of the Clare SHC.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Four of the eight quarter-finalists in the Clare SHC are known following this weekend’s action.
Pat Burke will mark ten years as a county councillor when the local authority sits down for it’s June meeting next week.
*A damaged garden shed in Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Paula Carr Whelan Parts of Co Clare remain without power as the clean-up from Storm Hannah continues.
*Whitegate. Photograph: PL Chadwick Whitegate’s street lighting will be strengthened in 2019. Cathaoirleach of the Killaloe Municipal District, Cllr Pat Burke requested an additional street light be provided on the approach road into Whitegate over the coming months and the Fine Gael representative received confirmation from Clare County Council that it would be provided. Cllr…