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The Clare People Digital Edition

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Clare County Council pay €89 per head of population for insurance cover

Clare County Council paid out a total of €10.6 million in insurance premium costs, the equivalent of €89 per each resident of County Clare over the last five years.  The figure represents an almost 39 per cent increase in the...

Clare adventurer embarks on 621km trek across the length of Iceland

IT has been a long journey of many, many months of preparations but this weekend Ennis native Dermot Cosgrove is set to begin his walk from the most northern point of Iceland to the country’s most southern point, all in the aid of a charity very...

Displacement in a Divided Community – Reality of ‘Troubles’ showcased

VIOLENCE and fear were the norm for Anne Stewart and her fellow Catholics whilst growing up in the mainly loyalist area of Newtownabbey in north Belfast. Having moved to Shannon in 1973 to escape ‘The Troubles’, the now Kilkishen-based artist is set to...

Tee-rrific Shannon Chamber Golf Classic proves to be resounding success

SHANNON GOLF CLUB was the venue for this year’s successful Shannon Chamber Golf Classic as forty-four teams battled it out for the annual bragging rights.  A team of four representing Career Decisions emerged as eventual winners of the popular event with a score...

This Week

Large crowds expected for long-standing Spancilhill Fair

WHEN Clare traditions come to mind, the world famous Spancilhill Fair is often to...

Derg Athletic Club gearing up for highly-anticipated fundraiser

THEY may be looking forward to a well-deserved summer break but the dedicated team...

12 O’Clock Hills project soaring to new heights

FOLLOWING the success of winning a Clare Business Excellence Community Award in 2018, the 12...

Muse Productions soars to new heights

THE people at Muse Productions are no strangers to success and confidence is...

Ogonnelloe National School bright sparks promote energy efficiency

STUDENTS from Ogonnelloe National School have showcased the power of ‘One Good Idea’ in a...


ROBERT McCavery disappears outside for a few minutes to get some tools of his golfing trade that have been his since birth, well before it, in fact. Just over 90 years ago, when the McCavery name first planted itself in Lahinch, this was the...