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Cathaoirleach meets Governor of Illinois

Cathaoirleach meets Governor of Illinois

The Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, Councillor John Crowe met with the Governor of the State of Illinois in Chicago Pat Quinn last evening (Tuesday, 12 August 2014). Councillor Crowe is in the USA as part of an all-island tourism delegation travelling to the Milwaukee Irish Fest in nearby Wisconsin, located north of Chicago, to promote [...]

Ennis Town Council meets for final time

The final meeting of Ennis Town Council, the origins of which date back 401 years, was marked with a function held in the Civic Room of Waterpark House last evening. (more...)

Registration deadline looms for Clare voters

Clare County Council is reminding the public that the closing date for inclusion on the Supplementary Register for the Local and European Elections is 5pm on Tuesday 6th May. (more...)

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...)

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...)

Shannon legislation to be approved this month – Mulcahy

Clare Senator Tony Mulcahy has received confirmation that the legislation setting up the new Shannon Group to take control of the running Shannon Airport and its surrounding landbank will be published later this month and enacted in June. (more...)

Patricia McCarthy not to contest next Election

Clare County Council's only sitting female Elected Representative and former Mayor of Clare Patricia McCarthy has announced that she will not be contesting the Local Elections this May. (more...)

Community Courts study backed by Senator Mulcahy

Clare Senator Tony Mulcahy has said a proposal to establish a Community Courts system in Ireland, similar to those operating in the United States and the United Kingdom, is an idea “worth exploring”. (more...)

Books of Condolences for Nelson Mandela open in Limerick

Limerick City & County Councils will today open Books of Condolences at City Hall in Limerick City and at County Hall in Dooradoyle in memory of the former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95. (more...)

Forbes listing promotes Ireland as investment location

Fine Gael Senator for Clare Tony Mulcahy has today (Thursday, 5 December 2013) welcomed Ireland’s ranking by Forbes magazine as the world’s premier business location. (more...)

Clare jobless figures drop by 7% – Mulcahy

Fine Gael Clare Senator Tony Mulcahy has welcomed the latest Live Register figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), which show that the number of people out of work in Clare has dropped by 7% over the last 12 months. (more...)

Mulcahy urges Clare Principals to apply for SNAs

Senator Tony Mulcahy has welcomed the announcement by Government of its decision to increase the cap on the number of special needs assistants (SNAs) to almost 11,000 in order to meet demands of the country’s growing school population. (more...)

Mayor saddened by death of former Cathaoirleach

MEDIA STATEMENT For Immediate Release Mayor saddened by death of former Cathaoirleach Mayor of Limerick Cllr. Kathleen Leddin today (Monday, 02 December 2013) said she was saddened to hear of the passing of former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council, Cllr. Richard Butler. Mayor Leddin stated: “Richard was a gentlemen and a pleasure to [...]

Mulcahy welcomes jobs creation figures

Clare Senator Tony Mulcahy has welcomed the announcement by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) that 58,000 jobs have been created in the private sector in the last 12 months. (more...)

Clare clubs participate in Twinning Sports Exchange with Newry & Mourne

Clare clubs participate in Twinning Sports Exchange with Newry & Mourne

Over 100 sportsmen and women from County Clare recently returned from the Newry and Mourne District in County Down having participated in a sports exchange as part of a long standing twinning initiative. (more...)

50th anniversary of JFK’s death to be marked in Bruff

The County Limerick community of Bruff will hold a remembrance mass for US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his death at the church of St Peter & Paul this Friday (22nd November, 2013) at 11am. (more...)

Mulcahy urges Region to support new Ryanair services

Clare Fine Gael Senator Tony Mulcahy has said the future viability of Shannon International Airport has been greatly enhanced by Ryanair’s announcement of 8 new services. (more...)

10709 Clare children to benefit from free GP care

Fine Gael Senator for Clare, Tony Mulcahy has said that over 10 thousand children in Clare are eligible for free GP care under a new family friendly measure being introduced by the Government. (more...)

Justice budget allows for Garda recruitment and extra Garda cars – Mulcahy

Fine Gael Senator for Clare, Tony Mulcahy, has welcomed the provisions in the Budget dealing with the Department of Justice, which will allow Garda recruitment to begin again next year, and for the purchase of hundreds of new Garda cars. (more...)

Mulcahy urges Michael O’Leary to restore Shannon services

Following the Government’s decision to abolish the Air Travel Tax from April 2014, Ryanair is being urged to restore services that it axed at Shannon Airport in 2009 and 2010. (more...)

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