Environment

30 Mar

Move to develop Clarecastle trailhead for River Fergus walkway

LESS than a year after receiving formal approval from the Department of Rural and Community Development, the River Fergus walkway is proving one of the most popular recreational amenities in the Ennis area. In fact, the positive public reaction to the paved cycling and walking route from the Quin Road to Clareabbey has prompted a […]

18 Mar

Clarecastle Sewerage Scheme will enhance local environment 

THE provision of a new wastewater treatment system in Clarecastle will bring an end to the discharge of raw sewage into the River Fergus and the Shannon Estuary. And, according to local Fine Gael TD Joe Carey, it will also significantly enhance the local environment by allowing households and businesses connect to the public wastewater […]

15 Nov

Moneypoint wind project must not be derailed

I am confident that plans to develop an offshore wind project off Moneypoint in west Clare will continue to make progress. This follows the announcement from Equinor, the ESB’s partner on the Green Atlantic project, that they are withdrawing from their involvement in offshore wind development in Ireland due to concerns that the regulatory process […]

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