Organisation: Clare County Council
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The disdain directed at experts during the Brexit campaign — and in today’s “divorce” negotiations — might have prepared Britain’s civil service for the resignation of the permanent secretary at the British Home Office, Philip Rutnam, following an unprecedented row with his political boss, the polarising Priti Patel.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
The allegedly deliberate flooding of part of a housing estate which was already under threat of being flooded, was an act of ”mindless thuggery”, according to a couple living in Shannon Banks, Co Clare.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
The storm, which was named by the Spanish Met Office, will bring winds of up to 85km per hour, with gusts potentially reaching 130km per hour.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
A council motion seeking ministerial intervention to re-instate Joe Brolly as an RTÉ football analyst has been described as “a waste of paper it is on”.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
For the residents of Springfield, Clonlara, Co Clare, the nightmare of flooding has returned.
Sun, 23 Feb, 2020
Within 2km of my house there are more than 100 vacant houses.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2020
The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin continues to welcome the largest number of visitors of any other attraction in Ireland while the Cliffs of Moher are still standing tall in second place over Dublin Zoo.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2020
"Maurice Noonan from Ballingarry, our vice-captain, cut over two sidelines in the All-Ireland final. If he could walk, he’d be walking onto the Limerick team right now."
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
‘You really have to see it to believe it. There is no pulling back just because someone is in a wheelchair. I remember one lad got taken to hospital for concussion because he got bashed against a wall. Another went through a fire escape because of the pace he was going at when challenging for the sliotar.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
The Donald Trump-owned Trump Doonbeg resort in Co Clare has recorded its first operating profit since the Trump organisation purchased the resort for a knock down price in 2014.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019
In addition to the €495,187 spent by Fáilte Ireland, Clare County Council oversaw a spend of €4m on upgrading the resort, which included an outlay of €550,000 on new public toilets.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
More than €25m has been paid out by the Department of Social Protection in assistance payments to help people meet funeral costs in the five years up to and including 2018.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Swimming bans have been lifted at a number of beaches in County Clare and County Kerry.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
Irish Water need to put a plan in place urgently to stop wastewater leaks into Dublin Bay, according to a Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown county councillor.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
Individuals could be blocked from objecting to Traveller community housing being built in their areas unless complaints meet strict new rules under Government plans.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
Objectors to the Trump Doonbeg resort’s plans to put in place coastal protection works are to miss out on challenging the plan at a public planning forum.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Fota Arboretum and Garinish Island are among the dozens of Irish gardens and parks that have been recognised with International Green Flags.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737-Max aircraft will cost the region served by Shannon Airport €58m this year.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
On Saturday night, 24 October 1915, a group of about 25 men from Queen’s County were staying in a hotel on Gardiner Street in Dublin. They were the hurlers of Leix – as Queen’s County was officially known in GAA circles – and they were in Dublin to play the All-Ireland hurling final against Cork.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Fears have been expressed today for the future of around half of Moneypoint power station's 194-strong workforce.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
The staging of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch is having “a transformative effect” on the seaside resort of Lahinch.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience has launched a new shuttle bus service to the famous Irish attraction.
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
A dispute between Clare County Council and members of the Irish Traveller Community over a site earmarked for new social housing units has opened before the High Court.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Clare County Council is to put in place a new masterplan to rejuvenate visitor facilities at the country’s most popular natural visitor attraction, the Cliffs of Moher.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Gardai have interviewed “a substantial number of witnesses” in its investigation into bogus letters for a planned €10m Supermac’s motorway forecourt outside Ennis.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
A round-up of the counts in Munster.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
University of Limerick is to buy a former shopping centre for the development of a City Campus.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
Taking away your child’s phone will not protect them from the dark underbelly of social media, but educating them from an early age will, writes
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Tributes have been paid to HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan, who has died from cervical cancer at the age of 26.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Former World Champion and Olympic medal-winning race walker, Rob Heffernan, will have to keep a slower pace than usual when he serves as Grand Marshal at thecity St Patrick’s day parade which gets under way at 1pm tomorrow.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
Homeowners in a Co Clare development in which major fire safety defects were found last year have been told they will have to pay €4m to remedy them. That figure is twice as much as originally estimated.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
Members of a small Baptist church in west Clare will have to seek a new place of worship after being refused planning permission to use a shed attached to a residential home to assemble for prayer.
Thu, 10 Jan, 2019
Here's your morning bulletin.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has promised to raise human rights and migration issues with US president Donald Trump when he visits Ireland in November.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
The owner of Supermacs has strongly refuted any suggestion that the company was behind dozens of faked letters submitted to a local authority in support of their planning application.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018
The rock was discovered on the shore of Lickeen Lake in the north of the county.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2018
Fri, 10 Aug, 2018
Even those with a great love and admiration for the club and the village believe that Lahinch has undertaken a mountainous challenge in agreeing to stage the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Championship.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018
Séamus Durack and Jackie O’Gorman were key men on the Clare team that won National Hurling League titles in 1977 and ‘78 but lost two Munster finals to Cork the same years. Forty years on, they have no regrets about the time of their lives, O’Gorman anyway. Though Durack still revisits a couple of refereeing decisions in ‘77.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
At least two members of the herd of feral goats which has been rampaging through Ennis, Co Clare, in recent weeks have been identified as Old Irish goats — an ancient breed protected under the Convention of Biological Diversity.
Thu, 17 May, 2018
The body of a British soldier executed and buried in Co Clare almost 100 years ago has been exhumed and will be reburied in Dublin.
Mon, 14 May, 2018
Fáilte Ireland says it had deleted all its former CEO’s emails, confirming there is no paper trail to show how he had handled then-tourism minister Leo Varadkar’s controversial query about a wind farm in Clare that has sparked the ire of Donald Trump.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018