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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Paul O'Sullivan and his sister Marcella

‘Trapped for 36 years’

Meet Paul O’Sullivan. Paul is non-verbal autistic. He spent 36 years of his life looking at four walls in a State care unit. On November...

Beauty and the Beach

Liam MacNamara has been walking the shores of north Clare his entire live. From Fanore down as far as Quilty, there are few who...

For whom the bells toll

MAYBE it’s the march of technology that ensures the automated church bells don’t project a sound as loud as the hands on bell-ringers did...

Michael Tubridy: Lord of the Dance

It was at a Fleadh Ceoil down in Listowel in the late 80’s that the real power of traditional dancing was revealed to Michael...

Climbing into a man’s world

“Without thinking I climbed up until I reached the top.” ANGELA Collins from Kilkishen was just 19 years of age and maybe it was the...

Maud Gonne and the poet

Ann McBride is from Stonehall in Newmarket-on-Fergus and after returning to the Limerick School of Art and Design as a mature student to study...

Belfast to Shannon and back

Artist Christina Bennett left Belfast for a new life in Shannon over 40 years ago. Her story, as well as the stories of others...

Clare 1916 documentary on Galway Fringe Festival programme

A documentary film on 1916 devised by The Clare People’s Joe Ó Muircheartaigh and directed by Ennis artist Shelagh Honan that’s supported by the...

Tom Steele projection as part of Ennis Street Arts Festival

Tom Steele is synonymous with River Fergus around the Club Bridge in Ennis, something that has inspired an installation created by artist Shelagh Honan...

LIFE: Bringing home away from home

For 30 years the Burren Chernobyl Project has help shape, and sometimes save, the lives of young people living in Belarus. The benefits to...