Mary Mather Leahy reps report on Social Development SPC – 10th March 2021

Repair & Leasing Scheme is still available to house Owners and can receive 60 thousand Euros for a minimum leasing time of 5 years. But there’s no take-up of the scheme.

Housing First /Homeless Accommodation, two buildings have been identified for the project and the interviews have been held with the future clients to be homed.

Irish Water has abandoned Rural Ireland with 52 Towns & Villages in Clare are still without Wastewater Treatment Plants this is having effects on the Local Authority Building and Development Programme. Irish Water has been invited several times to meet without success.  Some builders expressed their difficulties with them. See the EPA Reports for 2020-2024 Irish Water Live Projects Water Treatment Plans. Europe drives Irish Water on Waste Water with EU Directives.

Wrap 11, is a successful project and Clare has benefited from it through the Arts & The Western Development Commission, Audio & Visual Film Production Industry and Profile of the  Clare Region.TV programme Smother is filmed at Moy House near Lahinch and two other films made in Kilkee are listed for the BAFTAS.

Due to Covid, there were no sports reports.

Mary Mather Leahy


For more information:

Repair and leasing scheme

Housing First

EPA Water Quality Reports

The WRAP Fund


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