€2 Billion Renewables Investment Would Create Hundreds of Jobs in Clare

Multinational utility companies are seeking to invest over Eur2 billion to harness the energy of County Clare’s wind, wave, tidal and biomass resources. This is according to the Clare County Development Board (CDB), which has launched its Integrated Strategy on Energy & Climate Change. The plan sets the path for Clare to become a low … Read more

Loop Head Peninsula is European Destination of Excellence in Aquatic Tourism

The Loop Head Peninsula in County Clare has been chosen as one of 25 tourist destinations from across Europe to be awarded the title of ‘2010 European Destination of Excellence in Aquatic Tourism’. Scenic waterside locations in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, … Read more

Green Light for €200 Million Community Wind Farm Development

A wind energy development co-operative in County Clare has received planning permission from Clare County Council to construct the largest community owned wind farm development in Ireland. West Clare Renewable Energy (WCRE) plans to construct 28 3MW wind turbines on the western slopes of Mount Callan, a 391-metre high mountain located between Ennis and Miltown … Read more

Burren Farmers Offer Guided Tours

The recently founded Clare Farm Heritage Tours Co-op is now offering guided tours of the beautiful and unique Burren environment with its abundance of archaeological monuments, pre-historical sites and examples of traditional farming. The co-operative of nine North Clare farmers continue a tradition of farming in the Burren which dates back over 6000 years. More … Read more