The continued absence of essential wastewater infrastructure in coastal communities such as Carrigaholt, Doolin and Spanish Point and across the State has been raised with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar by Independent TD Michael McNamara.Read More
Developing wastewater infrastructure in unsewered settlements is neither the responsibility of local authorities nor Irish Water. Therefore, despite the environmental and economic necessity and a budget surplus, communities all over Ireland have little prospect of a resolution.
In the Dáil today, I raised the plight of Clare coastal communities such as Carrigaholt, Doolin, Spanish Point, Miltown Malbay and Quilty.
The power that the Agri-Food Regulator will have to bring transparency to the food chain was debated and disputed last night in the Dáil when my suggested amendments were discussed.
The new Agri-Food Regulator will not have the power to determine who is profiteering from food price increases. Until this is changed, it will just be a waste of money.