With a net gain of 104 jobs last year, there are now 1,270 people employed by 239 Local Enterprise Office supported companies in Clare, according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey.
Plans to extend a training programme for the prevention of suicide and self-harm to mental health services in Clare is being hindered by the lack of a national training programme and the availability of staff resources.
Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has welcomed confirmation that the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is to open a new campus in Ennis as an opportunity to ensure that the county’s student population can avail of future employment opportunities.
The Chairman of the Oireachtas committee on rural and community affairs has described an allocation of more than €7.5 million for six rural regeneration projects in Clare as a significant move towards strengthening rural economies and communities.
A new building for Gaelscoil Donncha Rua in Shannon has moved a step closer to construction with confirmation that a design team is about to be appointed to start the architectural and planning process.
Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed that the Department of Education has approved funding for the provision of a special education room at St Conaire’s national school in Shannon.