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.

Rail spur significant for Shannon Airport

Clare Fianna Fáil Senator Timmy Dooley has today welcomed the publication of the National Development Plan 2021 -2030 which will provide capital funding for a number of infrastructure projects in Clare including the provision of a rail link connecting Shannon with the Limerick commuter rail network. 

Sod turned on Liscannor wastewater plant

The scattered showers and strong winds did not take from the energy and positivity emanating from those who gathered on Liscannor harbour on Friday morning, as the sod was turned on the new wastewater treatment plant for the village and its community.

Pádraig Ó Céidigh appointed Shannon Group Chairperson designate

The Minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan, T.D., today announced his intention to appoint Mr. Pádraig Ó Céidigh as Chairperson of Shannon Group plc.

Pyrite remediation scheme to be extended to Clare

Clare Fianna Fáil TD Cathal Crowe has welcomed confirmation by Minister for Housing, Darragh O’Brien TD that the pyrite remediation scheme will be extended to Clare, without delay.

Clare sites in the running for UNESCO list

Two of Clare’s most iconic sites have been selected for consideration to be included in UNESCO’s World Heritage Tentative List for Ireland.

Aviation, Tourism and Hospitality discussion paper launched

The Fianna Fáil Aviation, Tourism and Hospitality Steering Committee has today launched a discussion paper which looks at how to support businesses to survive during this pandemic and place them on the best possible footing to recover post-COVID-19.