Shannon Airport Brexit Update – Some FAQs

The UK will leave the European Union at 23:00 today, Friday, 31st January. While the UK is leaving the EU, there is a transition period until the 31st December 2020 during which the UK will adhere to all EU rules and trading relationships.

Clare winner of gender equality essay competition

MEP for Ireland South and leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament, Seán Kelly, has welcomed a group of Transition Year students from Ireland South to the European Parliament in Brussels this week.

End in sight for scrapping of Clock Change

Ireland’s only Member of the European Parliament’s Working Group on the bi-annual Clock Change, has called on colleagues to support the proposal to scrap the clock change when Parliament votes on the issue in Strasbourg this week.

Facial recognition technology at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport has become the first airport in Europe to have facial recognition technology introduced for U.S. preclearance.

Funding for seven coastal community projects

As many as seven west Clare coastal community projects will benefit by more than €105,000 in funding, according to Minister for Trade, Business & Employment, EU Digital Single Market & Data Protection Pat Breen.
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Citizens Town Twinning funding scheme announced

A new funding scheme for community and cultural organisations interested in short-term town twinning projects has been announced.

Rotary sponsors Youth Leadership Development Competition

In October and November Rotary Club of Ennis will again join with Rotary Clubs from all 32 counties to sponsor the Youth Leadership Development Competition.

Ennis Teachers Lead EU Technology Initiative

A delegation from Ennis Community College is in Italy this week to take part in a meeting of European educators working to develop new methods for the integration of technology in secondary education.