Report highlights importance of greyhound racing industry to Clare

The significant contribution made by the greyhound racing industry to the Irish exchequer and rural employment is highlighted in a new report published today by Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI).

‘Significant investment required’ to develop Kilrush convent

A Kilrush site that was once used as a convent will require a “significant investment” if it is to be used as a tourism or heritage project.

Laneway bins rubbishing Ennis’ appeal

Bins situated in laneways along the main streets of Ennis belonging to businesses have been described as an “eye-sore” and "unsightly". Cllr James Breen has...

Investment in Ballyalla to provide amenity for people of...

€100,000 is to be spent on festivals and events in Ennis this year while a signifcant investment is being made towards Ballyalla Lake.

National recognition for Lough Derg at Tourism Awards

Lough Derg has received national recognition at the 2017 Irish Tourism Industry Awards.

Daly wants site specifically for staff parking in Ennis

Cllr Pat Daly is leading the call for a site to be put in place with its sole purpose being for the use of parking by individuals employed in Ennis.

‘Wild Atlantic Way has proven to be a major...

Parts of Co Clare not traditionally associated with tourism have received more attention because of the Wild Atlantic Way’s high profile.

Fleadh street lights affected Garda CCTV investigations

Festive lighting which was decorated around the main streets of Ennis during Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann affected CCTV footage that Gardaí were investigating at...

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.