€30m to support post office network

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Postal Matters, Hildegarde Naughton TD, today announced a funding package of €30m over a three-year fixed period to support a sustainable, nationwide post office network.

Clare must be included in pyrite redress scheme –...

Fianna Fáil TD for Clare Cathal Crowe has welcomed the finalisation of a report into Clare’s pyrite issues, stating in no uncertain terms that Clare must be included in the redress scheme.

Shannon Estuary Economic taskforce news welcomed

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, has published the terms of reference for the Shannon Estuary Economic Taskforce, following government approval for its establishment.

Scariff regeneration project gets green light

The Government has confirmed funding of €524,000 for Clare County Council to proceed with the design and planning stages of a “game changing” regeneration of Scariff Town Centre.

New weather radar for Shannon Airport

A new weather radar will be installed at Shannon Airport next summer after being listed as an element of the government’s Climate Action Plan.

Taoiseach attends DeValera commemoration in Ennis

Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin was in Ennis this afternoon for the 40th annual annual Eamon DeValera commemoration ceremony.

Coast Guard under fire at Transport Committee

Claims of a ‘disconnect’ between Irish Coast Guard volunteers and senior management have been made before an Oireachtas Committee.

End in sight for East Clare water woes

Fianna Fáil TD for Clare Cathal Crowe has welcomed the confirmation that works will be carried out to address long-standing issues with the water mains supply serving Clare’s largest housing estate.

Doolin Coast Guard – Minister called on to intervene

Meetings between Irish Coast Guard management and members of the Doolin unit of the volunteer service are being held today (Wednesday) after the station was stood down on Monday following a number of shock resignations.