Councillors to raise concerns over fire service

Serious concern has been expressed about the future of the fire service in Co Clare with calls for a report in the viability of the current ‘retained’ model.

Roads take hammering due to Slieve Callan works

'Roads have taken a hammering' due to the development of a windfarm in West Clare.

Over 12km of water mains to be replaced from...

A fee of €2 million has been approved by Irish Water for the replacement of 12.6km of old water mains in West Clare.

Council paid over €1 million in legal fees in...

Clare County Council paid over €1 million in legal fees last year.

“Democratic deficit” exists in Shannon Group

A “democratic deficit” exists on the board Shannon Group PLC according to one of the county’s elected representatives.

Kelly returning to council with legal advice after heated...

A heated discussion occurred at the January meeting of Clare County Council with Cllr PJ Kelly accusing the local authority of a lack of “equity and fairness” by neglecting rural areas.

Increase in library activity is “a good news story”

An increase in the activity of libraries across Co Clare has been described as “a good news story”.

Elected members hamstrung in the performance of duties

Data protection laws are affecting Clare councillors from performing their duties, elected members of the county’s local authority have claimed.

€1.5m benefit for Council as property tax increases

Elected members of Clare County Council voted in favour of disposing of the 15% reduction in Local Property Tax.