11% of all Ukrainian arrivals in this country are based in Clare. New figures from the CSO show 2,288 Personal Public Service Numbers have been issued to individuals from the war torn country under the Temporary Protection Directive, with more than 1,100 of those in North Clare. It comes amid calls for enhanced state support for […] The post 11% Of All Ukrainian Arrivals To Ireland Now Based In Clare appeared first on Clare FM.
A senior HSE official believes a planned new facility for St Joseph’s Community Hospital in Ennis could be ‘the best facility in the country’ once it’s completed. It’s after news emerged that the HSE is set to formally lodge plans for a new building on a green field site. More than a million euro was […] The post New St Joseph’s Facility Has Potential ‘To Be Best In The Country’ appeared first on Clare FM.
A New York native with Clare roots has described gun crime in the United States as the country’s new pandemic, saying it truly is a public health crisis. Tensions are high in Texas, as the National Rifle Association prepares to hold its annual conference there just days after the state’s worst ever school massacre, with […] The post US Mass Homicide Incidents The New Pandemic Says US Native With Clare Roots appeared first on Clare FM.
A West Clare community activist says new businesses have opened since the Shannon Estuary Way project was launched in 2019. The destination development programme was established to help boost economic growth for the rural communities along both sides of the Estuary. The initiative will now be boosted by the launch of a new promotional website […] The post Hopes Shannon Estuary Way Website Will Draw Further Investment appeared first on Clare FM.
The level of overcrowding at the region’s main hospital remains high heading into the weekend. The latest trolleywatch analysis from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation shows there were 83 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick this morning, 45 of those in the Emergency Department. The overall figure is three dozen more than the […] The post 83 On Trolleys At UHL appeared first on Clare FM.
St Joseph’s Community Hospital in Ennis is set to formally lodge plans for a new building. The news comes after more than a million euro was set aside in the HSE’s Capital Plan for a new premises on a green field site earlier this week. A five acre site costing €25 million was acquired back […] The post St Joseph’s Community Hospital To Formally Lodge Plans For New Building appeared first on Clare FM.
A North Clare Councillor insists people in this county will continue to roll out the ‘welcome mat’ for Ukrainian refugees despite challenges in providing adequate services for them. There are estimated to be around 2,200 Ukrainian nationals now in this county, with many situated in hotel accommodation in traditional tourist areas near coastal locations. A […] The post North Clare Councillor Says ‘Welcome Mat’ Will Continue To Be Open To Ukrainian Refugees Despite Challenges appeared first on Clare FM.
Concern has been expressed that the farming industry is ‘dying’ after its emerged that there are now 253 fewer farms in Clare than ten years ago. New figures from Central Statistics Office show that the number of farm holdings in the Banner fell by 3% in 2020 from 6,550 to 6,297 in 2010. Over the […] The post Over 250 Fewer Farm Holdings In Clare In Space Of 10 Years appeared first on Clare FM.
A South-East Clare mother insists her child’s life is being “held up by a loophole in a contract and an argument about money”. A South-East Clare mother insists her child’s life is being “held up by a loophole in a contract and an argument about money”. James Fitzpatrick was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at just […] The post Clare Mother Says Her Child’s Life Is Being Held Up By A Loophole In A Contract And An Argument About Money appeared first on Clare FM.
The Munster senior hurling final between Clare and Limerick on June 5th is set to be a sellout. Munster GAA say 11,000 terrace tickets which went on sale at participating Centra and Supervalu stores and online this morning sold out in just 11 minutes. All remaining tickets are understood to be with the Clare and […] The post Munster Senior Hurling Final Set To Be A Sellout In Thurles appeared first on Clare FM.
More than 6,000 people in the Midwest region aged 75 are on a waiting list for a procedure at the region’s main hospital. A further 347 pensioners are waiting on treatments in Ennis. Figures released to the Oireachtas following a parliamentary question tabled by Sinn Fein show 6,204 people over the age of 75 are […] The post More Than 6,000 Over 75s On Waiting Lists At UHL appeared first on Clare FM.
There has been another sharp rise in the level of overcrowding at the region’s main hospital today. The latest INMO figures show 96 patients were left waiting for beds at University Hospital Limerick this morning with 56 in the Emergency Department. The overall figure represents one quarter of all the patients waiting for beds at […] The post 96 On Trolleys At University Hospital Limerick Today appeared first on Clare FM.
The Clare Chair of the VFI says ‘a very trying summer’ lies ahead for pubs in this county due to ongoing staff shortages. Publicans say they’re having to reduce opening hours, with some choosing to close several days a week as a result of not having sufficient workers available. It’s estimated about a third of […] The post ‘Very Trying Summer’ Ahead For Clare Pubs On Account Of Staff Shortages appeared first on Clare FM.
The incoming chairperson of the Shannon Group says ‘tough political thoughts’ will be required to address regional imbalance at the nation’s airports. Conal Henry’s set to be formally ratified in the role after appearing before the Oireachtas Transport Committee where he was questioned by members, including a number of Clare representatives. The former Commercial Director […] The post Shannon Group Chair Says ‘Tough Political Thoughts’ Needed To Address Regional Imbalance appeared first on Clare FM.
A Clare Government TD believes Shannon Heritage sites in this county are being ‘neglected’ amid ongoing delays of the transfer of their operations to the local authority. Negotiations between Clare County Council and several Government departments about a potential 15 million euro package to ensure the transfer of the sites are continuing. It’s understood a […] The post Clare Government TD Claims Shannon Heritage Sites Are Being ‘Neglected’ appeared first on Clare FM.
Nearly four million euro has been allocated to Clare projects under the HSE’s Capital Plan which has just been published. Bushy Park addiction centre has been allocated €1.7 million for a new ‘fit for purpose’ service to replace its existing facilities. St Joseph’s Community Nursing Unit in Ennis has also been allocated more than one […] The post Nearly €4 Million Allocated To Clare Projects Under HSE Capital Plan appeared first on Clare FM.
A 42-year old Latvian cleaner stole jewellery from her employer at her home as the woman’s sister lay dying in hospital, a court has heard. At Ennis District Court today, Esther Murphy of Carrowbane House, Newmarket on Fergus, Co Clare told of the “seriously devastating effect” the thefts by Nadezda Krotova of Delacey Park, Shannon […] The post Cleaner Stole Jewellery From Clare Woman While Her Sister Lay Dying In Hospital appeared first on Clare FM.
Munster GAA have confirmed that no stand tickets will go on public sale for the Munster Hurling Final clash between Clare and Limerick. All stand tickets have instead been distributed through the participating County Boards and to season ticket holders. Terrace tickets for the June 5th provincial decider at FBD Semple Stadium Thurles go on […] The post Stand Tickets Not Going On Sale To General Public For Munster Hurling Final appeared first on Clare FM.
The family of a Clare woman murdered 17 years ago is calling for a reivew of the Garda investigation into her death. 23-year-old Emer O’Loughlin was violently killed on the Clare-Galway border in 2005, but no-one has ever been convicted of her murder. The body of 23-year art student Emer O’Loughlin was found in the […] The post Family Of Clare Murder Victim Call For Review Of Investigation Into Her Death appeared first on Clare FM.
The Midwest Hospitals Campaign say they’re hopeful an expert group looking into overcrowding issues at University Hospital Limerick may advise on reopening further A&E departments across the region. It’s after elected representatives officially called on the UL Hospitals Group to reverse the closure of ED’s in Ennis, Nenagh and St John’s Hospitals. Members of the […] The post Midwest Hospitals Campaign ‘Hopeful’ Of Negotiations Into Reopening Ennis A&E Beginning appeared first on Clare FM.