Rural Affairs

18 Nov

Update on Clare Irish Water raw sewage projects

Irish Water has provided an update on their progress in addressing the raw sewage being discharged across the county. Each project is updated below: Kilrush: Irish Water has acquired the land required and planning permission has been granted for the new wastewater treatment plant in Kilrush. A contractor has now been appointed and works are […]

27 Oct

Clare TD urges Minister to ‘review’ mart restrictions after online system crashes

Clare TD Joe Carey has written to Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue urging his department to adopt a more “common sense” approach to restrictions at marts to help protect farmers’ incomes during the pandemic. Deputy Carey spoke out after chaos ensued at 16 marts across the country, including Sixmilebridge, over the weekend when one of the […]

6 Aug

‘Days of Clare employees commuting long hours to and from offices must be consigned to history’ – Deputy Joe Carey

The days of Clare workers having to commute long hours to and from their office should be numbered, a local TD has said. Deputy Joe Carey said the experience of remote working – forced upon many employees as a result of the pandemic – provides an opportunity to create a far better work-life balance for […]

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