19 Aug

Increased Back to School allowance will relieve pressure on families

Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has described the early payment of an increased Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance as a sign of the Government’s commitment to relieve some of the pressure on families caused by increases in the cost of living. The allowances were paid to 124,000 families in respect of 220,000 […]

18 Aug

New funding to extend River Fergus walkway

PROPOSALS for a major extension of the River Fergus walkway have received a significant boost with the allocation of €50,000 to assess how best to link it to Clarecastle Quay where a trailhead development is being planned. The funding, announced by Rural and Community Development Minister Heather Humphreys, comes less than a year after the […]

17 Aug

Shannon Hub project is major opportunity for local community

THE transfer of the Shannon Venue site to the ownership of Clare County Council will clear the way for the development of a multi-functional civic and community building in the heart of the town centre. That’s the view of Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey who said the completion of the process to give the […]