The Mayor of Clare has donated his 1,000 euro Mayoral Christmas Card allowance to two local voluntary groups.
Councillor Pat Hayes this week presented 500 euro cheques to both Clare Sunset Foundation and Ennis & Clare Samaritans.
The Mayor said: “These organisations require funds to continue operating which is why I am delighted to contribute my Christmas Card allowance to their respective fundraising efforts.”
IMAGE L-R : Pictured at the presentation of Christmas cheques in Áras Contae an Chláir, December 20th, 2011, are Patrick Murphy, Clare Sunset Foundation; Mayor of Clare, Cllr. Pat Hayes; Pauline Naughton, Clare Sunset Foundation and Pierce Cahill, Ennis & Clare Samaritans.