Clare’s longstanding record of success in the IPB Pride of Place competition has continued with the announcement tonight (Friday, 10 November 2023) that Tourism East Clare and the Rekindle Festival of Lost Skills in Ennistymon have been named winners at an awards ceremony held in the Armagh City Hotel.
Consumer-facing business in Ennis are being provided with expert retail, merchandising and marketing advice through a new support programme organised by Clare County Council.
The provision of housing and the need for improved public transport have been identified as the top priorities by the people of Clare in a new survey.
Traditional farming practices, the importance of the family farm, social isolation, and the advent of online marts are amongst the themes that have emerged in the ‘Clare Farmers Weaving Stories Together’ initiative.
The most significant tourism project ever to be undertaken in East Clare has moved a step closer following the signing of a contract for the development of the Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) visitor centre in the heart of Mountshannon village.
Work on one of the largest public infrastructure projects to be undertaken in Ennis in decades is set to get underway early next week.
Rural and community organisations and voluntary groups across Clare are being urged to attend one of a series of six information clinics being held around the County next week in relation to future community funding opportunities.
Representatives of Clare County Council and Fáilte Ireland joined with members of the local community in Ennistymon today to mark the successful completion of a Destination Towns initiative that has significantly enhanced the public realm and the visitor experience in the North Clare town.
Tourism leaders across County Clare have joined forces to achieve Ireland’s first Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Destination Certification.