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Garvey accuses council of overreliance on tourism hotspots

Garvey accuses council of overreliance on tourism hotspots Small tourism businesses across the county will be forced to close if Clare County Council continues to focus its tourism strategy on a small number of tourist hotspots. That is according to Clare Senator, Róisín Garvey (GP), who has accused the local authority of focussing on “making …

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20% Reduction in Public Transport Fares

Delighted with the announcement by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan that he is reducing all fares on Bus Eireann and Local Link PSO routes by 20%. Over 800,000 people nationally commute daily on public transport as well as tourists and non-commuting passengers.
I welcome this move by my Green Party Ireland colleague Minister Eamon Ryan in helping to make public transport more accessible and affordable…

Progressing the Scariff to Limerick city Greenway

This transformative active travel route connecting people and communities between Scariff and Limerick city, including University of Limerick, is something I have been working hard on since I became a Senator and Green Party Ireland spokesperson for Rural Development. In Aug 2020 myself and Brian Leddin TD and Minister Malcolm Noonan TD met with Waterways Ireland and travelled on some of the proposed route.

Now is the time for individuals, community groups and all interested to be…

Funding for Clare Greenways

Funding for Clare Greenways Just over two years since I took Clare Co Council colleagues to visit the Waterford Greenway and here we are now with €970,000 for • West Clare Railway Greenway €800,000 • #Shannon Greenway €100,000 • #Limerick #UL Black bridge – #Scarriff Town Square €70,000 €970,000 for Clare Greenway projects, thanks to …

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