Housing Crisis

At the recent Ennis Municipal District Meeting, I requested a pragmatic action plan by Clare County Council to get the large vacant housing stock in Ennis back into residential use. There are 1,072 people on the Council Housing list for Ennis and up to 100 adults and children in emergency accommodation. I am committed to proper and safe building standards but is the application of current building standards to vacant older houses in Ennis a contributing factor to the housing crisis…

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Allocation of € 250,000 Government for Oakleigh wood/ Cappahard Roundabout

After a ten year campaign to get funding for Oakleigh wood/ Cappahard Roundabout, Tulla Rd, Ennis, I welcome on Health and Safety grounds the € 1/4 million funding approval, to be spent on a road with over 6 and a half million vehicles using it each year, announced by Government for construction of the long awaited Oakleigh wood/ Cappahard Roundabout on the busy Tulla road Ennis. This road is one of the busiest in Clare with over 18,000 average daily vehicular usage.

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