New Green Party local representative selected for Ennis 

The Green Party has selected Bridget Ginnity to be its local area representative for the Ennis Electoral Area.   Bridget thanked the Clare Greens for the...

Programmes to tackle low numbers of women in local...

With only 4 women currently elected to Clare County Council out of 28 Councillors, Women for Election has launched its new training calendar to help attract and support more women to enter and succeed into local politics in advance...

Health Minister must do more for Mid-West -Conway

The HSE Winter Plan announced by Health Minister Stephen Donnelly must be more ambitious in delivering for the people of the Mid-West, a Fine...

Role of community festivals feature prominently in Scariff

In the week of David Trimble’s death, the impact of the Good Friday Agreement in connecting communities North and South was remembered in Scariff at the week-end.

Full transparency needed in any potential National Broadband Ireland...

Senator Timmy Dooley has said there must be full transparency around the proposed sale and change of ownership of National Broadband Ireland.
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Alliance Party MLA to open Scariff Harbour Festival

A significant change in political allegiance followed the huge electoral success of the Alliance Party in Northern Ireland last May. In the heartland of unionism, Stewart Dickson returned two seats for the Alliance Party in East Antrim for the first time with his running mate Danny Donnelly.

Two sites identified for proposed Shannon NCT centre

Clare Independent TD Michael McNamara has expressed his optimism that a proposed NCT centre for Shannon will be developed in the near future. 

Clare childcare providers protest outside Leinster House

Independent Clare TD Michael McNamara has highlighted his concerns around funding for the childcare sector and the impact on smaller community-based childcare providers.