Politics

Harty’s Home Care Bill wins Dail support

A private members motion by Independent Clare Deputy, Dr Michael Harty, to put home care on a statutory footing, was unanimously agreed to go forward to the next stage when it was discussed by Dáil Éireann last week. If passed into law, Dr Harty’s motion will provide...

Breen welcomes supports for carers and the disabled

GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will go some way to helping carers and people with disabilities in Clare, that’s according to local Fine Gael TD and Minister of State, Pat Breen. Minister Breen said the new supports for carers will see all those in...

Britannia must no longer be allowed to Waive the Rules

Since Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron led his country into an EU referendum full-sure that it would be defeated, Brexit has become an unholy mess and “not the result that I sought.” Cameron’s successor, Theresa May, has now taken on the poisoned chalice of...

Dealing with the Homeless crisis

Some thoughts on the homeless crisis by Dermot Hayes, the well-known disability activist and a member of Clare County Council’s Social Development SPC where he represents the social inclusion sector. Readers have you ever been homeless for one night - or maybe you are...

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