Clare County Council Community Development Officers

This team works with community groups of all sizes, local and regional organisations and other engaged parties, building the capacity of voluntary community leaders and organisations to identify and implement projects, which will provide their areas with an identifiable comparative advantage.

  • Ennis Municipal District – Niamh Wiley 087 0611943
  • Killaloe Municipal District – Seamus Murrihy 087 3834382
  • Shannon Municipal District – Jennifer O’Brien 087 4131596
  • West Clare Municipal District – Margaret Cotter 087 1089847


Clare Local Development Company Community Development Workers

Clare Local Development Company has over 21 years experience of providing a wide range of local development services including training, work placements, grants and advice.  Currently the company employs over 200 people on a wide range of programs and schemes LEADER, SICAP (Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme) Local Training Initiatives, Rural Social Scheme, Community Employment Scheme and Rural Recreation Project and Tús.

  • Monica McKenna – 087 4194542
  • Michelle Nolan – 087 6542234


Volunteer Centre Clare

The Clare Volunteer Centre is part of the national network of volunteer centres, supported by Volunteer Centres Ireland. They are based in Ennis and open to meet volunteers Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5pm. Browse the website to look at the latest volunteering opportunities or contact them directly to talk about the volunteering roles that may suit you! If you are an organisation that involves volunteers or is planning to involve volunteers contact Sharon or Dolores to find out more about their training, Garda Vetting Service, support on policy development, volunteer referral service and much more!

Tel: +353 65 68 455 13 / +353 65 68 455 17

Manager – Sharon Meaney

Placement Officer – Dolores O Halloran

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