4 Mar

Greenday: Funding approved for River Fergus Walk & Cycle route – Deputy Joe Carey

The Government has given the green light for a new walk and cycle route that will eventually link Clarecastle to Ennis and on the planned West Clare Greenway, local TD Joe Carey has announced. Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys confirmed to Deputy Carey that funding of €200,000 has been allocated to the […]

2 Mar

Contracts for Community Employment and TÚS scheme participants in Clare extended until July: Deputy Joe Carey

Participants of Community Employment (CE) and TÚS schemes in Clare whose contracts were due to finish over the period since last October will now benefit from a further extension up until July 2. Welcoming the move, Clare TD Joe Carey said the work that CE and TÚS workers carry out “is absolutely vital to local […]

2 Mar

‘A cruel blow’ – Deputy Carey criticises Aer Lingus decision to lay off Shannon workers until summer

Clare TD Joe Carey has described the move by Aer Lingus to lay off all 129 inflight service and ground operations staff at Shannon Airport until the summer as a “cruel blow to workers”. The Shannon-based Aer Lingus workers’ worst fears were confirmed as the airline announced the cuts yesterday. As a result, the airline […]

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