Timeline from setting up of Steering Group

06/09/2018 – Steering Group formed first meeting.

23/11/2018 – Meeting with Clare County Council Rural Community section.  Niamh Wiley, Rural Community Development Officer, Clare County Council assigned to Clooney Spancilhill community

13/12/2018 – Meeting with Gloria Callinan Clare Local Development Company (CLDC).

30/10/2018 – Sustainable Energy Communities Workshop in CLCD offices Kilrush Road.

04/02/2019 – Public Meeting. SCOT Analysis.  Roll out Questionnaire / survey.

06/03/2019 – Clooney Spancilhill selected to participate in Community Area Based Community Plan Programme.  Sue Targett, contractor with CLDC was assigned to our community until end of November 2019. Engage in community planning process, developing a 5 year plan for the area. 90% funded by CLDC.

21/03/2019 – Approval of co funding to erect 4 extra public lights in Clooney Village, under the Community Support Scheme Clare County Council.  75% funding

04/04/2019 – Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Elected Officers, Sub Groups, committee etc.

21/06/2019 – Joined the Sustainable Energy Communities Network.

26/06/2019 – Defibrillator for Spancilhill, under Communities Enhancement programme 2019, Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), Clare County Council.  Part funded.

02/08/2019 – Applied to SEAI for an Energy master plan / audit.

Other projects ongoing: Tidy Towns Planting – Community Projects MD of Ennis.

Community Environment Action fund 2019 (local agenda 21) for planting biodiversity project etc.

Presently:    Completing 2019 projects and planning 2020 projects. 

 Working on Governance and Constitution.