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Thursday April 17th 2014



‘Press Releases’ Archives

New measures will alleviate social housing shortage in Clare – McLoughlin

Fine Gael Councillor Sean McLoughlin has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a €15 million national investment in social housing, which includes a €421,000 investment in properties across Clare. (more...)

Ború anniversary a page-turner at Clare County Library

Two books on the life of Brian Ború have been selected to feature as part of a newly announced initiative commemorating next week's 1000th anniversary of the death of the last High King of Ireland. (more...)

Mulcahy welcomes Govt approval of Shannon legislation

Shannon-based Clare Senator Tony Mulcahy has welcomed the Government's decision to approve the legislation setting up the new Shannon Group to take control of the running Shannon Airport and its surrounding landbank. (more...)

Clare Fire Service issues wildfire warning

Clare County Fire & Rescue Service is warning forest owners and managers, farmers and the general public that there is a heightened risk of wildfires due to the current dry spell and the forecast for further dry weather over the Easter period. (more...)

New Community Tourism initiative launched in Clare

A new Community Tourism initiative for the Diaspora which seeks to build on the legacy of The Gathering 2013 has been launched in County Clare. (more...)

Ennis approved funding under Active Travel Town Scheme

Ennis, the Clare County Capital has been awarded funding under the Government's Active Travel Town Scheme to enhance the ongoing development of new walking and cycling routes and smarter travel initiatives throughout Ennis. (more...)

Clare Local Enterprise Office becomes operational

A new Clare-based service merging national enterprise policy and local business supports to strengthen the local business culture and environment has become operational today (Tuesday, 15 April 2014). (more...)

Loop Head Lighthouse opens this Easter Weekend

The Loop Head Lighthouse in West Clare will reopen to the public this Saturday (April 19th 2014), Clare County Council has announced. (more...)

Mulcahy welcomes funding for Burren farmers

Clare Senator Tony Mulcahy says the issuing of payments totalling €986,000 to 157 farmers in the Burren will lead to continued improvements in the state of the region's environment. (more...)

Council receives over €1m under Rural Water Programme

Clare County Council has received confirmation from the Department of the Environment of its decision to allocate €1,014,650 to County Clare under the 2014 Rural Water Programme. (more...)

Mulcahy welcomes clarification on angling charge

Clare Fine Gael Senator Tony Mulcahy says he has received confirmation from Minister of State Fergus O Dowd TD that a compulsory charge for anglers will not be introduced in the context of the proposed new inland fisheries legislation. (more...)

Forestry premium payments hit 4.8m euro in Clare

Fine Gael Senator Tony Mulcahy says Clare has received the fourth highest level of forestry premium payments in the country so far in 2014. (more...)

Home of Brian Ború prepares for Millennium Weekend

Home of Brian Ború prepares for Millennium Weekend

Brian Ború's birthplace and the seat of his High Kingship of Ireland from 1001-1014AD will this weekend host a programme of events marking the 1000th year anniversary of his death. (more...)

International exposure for Burren College of Art

International exposure for Burren College of Art

A Master of Fine Art student from the Burren College of Art in Co. Clare has been named as an artist to watch by Saatchi Art, the world's leading online art gallery. (more...)

Ennis provides free parking for Electric Cars

Free parking for electric vehicles is being provided at two town centre locations in Ennis, Co. Clare. (more...)

Ennis community groups take part in Spring Clean event

Ennis community groups take part in Spring Clean event

14 community organisations from Ennis participated in a community clean-up event throughout the town at the weekend, as part An Taisce’s annual National Spring Clean campaign. (more...)

Kildare to host Irish Chief Fire Officers AGM

The Irish Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) has announced it will host its annual Conference and Fire Technology Exhibition in Naas, County Kildare, on 7-8 May. (more...)

Additional funds for local and regional roads in Clare

Fine Gael Senator Tony Mulcahy has welcomed the news that €4.5 million in funding is being provided to local authorities for regional and local road works under the Community Involvement Scheme (CIS). (more...)

McLoughlin urges Govt to address “property ladder black hole”

Clare County Councillor Sean McLoughlin has called for a review of Government and Banking policy to help people who find themselves in a "property ladder black hole". (more...)

Connolly N.S. turns over a new leaf

Connolly N.S. turns over a new leaf

Members of the public are being invited to a Spring Fundraiser Sale of Books, DVDs and CDs at Connolly National School this Sunday April 6th from 11am to 1pm. (more...)

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