*Mountshannon Harbour. Photograph: John Mangan Clare could be set to receive millions of euros worth of funding under the Shannon Tourism Master Plan.
Wild Atlantic Way
Miltown Malbay has “been shafted” by its continued omission from the Wild Atlantic Way route with West Clare councillors stressing that this be rectified prior to an expected increase in staycations this summer.
Father and son musicians, Breanndán and Cormac Ó Beaglaoich have completed a journey of “musical discovery” along the West coast of Ireland, their time in Clare is recorded on Sunday as part of a new series on TG4.
*Querrin Pier. “Highly expensive” filling of road drains between Querrin and Doonaha and no history of accidents mean the chances of requested works being carried out along the section both villages are incredibly slim.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly Alternative and more prominent advertising of Clare’s routes on the Wild Atlantic Way are needed on the M18 with talks underway to improve infrastructure for designated tourist attractions.
*Photograph: Julie Tillett ‘An Experience Clare’ passport is in the pipeline which will encourage tourists to sample the numerous attractions in the county as opposed to one-stop visits to certain locations.
*Shannon Group CEO, Mary Considine. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Shannon Airport are “working closely” with Fáilte Ireland on maximising the Wild Atlantic Way brand to entice more passengers to fly into Clare.