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Julia Roberts in Ennis

Just one day shy of 90 years to the day that Michael Collins was shot dead at Béal na mBláth, the woman that played a lead role in the Neil Jordan film that brought...

Here comes the summer (for two days at least)

CLARE is ready for a mini-heatwave, well two days anyway! Temperatures are expected to reach up to 25c this Thursday and Friday with no rain forecast. We should even have some blistering sunshine and...

Chief Super call on public to come forward

CLARE’S top Garda has told residents of areas plagued by anti-social behaviour to come forward or “shut up” and “suffer the consequences”.  Chief Supt of the Clare Garda Division John Kerin said the gardaí can...

Springsteen treat for Corofin youngster

Conor Ludden It was a day that Corofin youngster Seán Singleton will never forget. Brought by his parents to see Bruce Springsteen in Dublin last week, the eight-year-old found himself up on stage with the...

Fifty Shades sells out in Clare

There are no grey area when it comes to the popularity of the best selling book “with adult content” in Clare writes Claire Gallagher. The unexplained world wide phenomena that is Fifty Shades of Grey...

Anthony Daly interview in Clare People this week

How hard has it been to pick up your team since last weekend in Portlaoise? It’s been very difficult. For all of us, players, managerment alike. It was an awful blow to us. We just...

Your picture in The Clare People

Were you at the West Clare Show? Did you run the Clare 10k? Were you at the Regina House celebrations? Are you on the student council at Ennistymon Vocation School? Did you attend the free...

Big twister takes Clarecastle by storm

CLARE’S first ever tornado struck ground somewhere between Clarecastle and Dromoland on Friday evening. Pictures (above) of the twister were captured by Rachel Fletcher around 7pm on Friday as she travelled southbound on the...

Brave students save woman’s life

THREE Junior Certificate students from Ennis have been hailed as heroines by Clare Civil Defence chief Liam Griffin this week after their quick thinking helped save the life of a woman who got into...

Fears for 20 jobs at Curley’s

THERE are fears for the future of up to 20 jobs in Ennis this week after Galway-based furniture chain Curley’s Interiors ceased trading last Saturday and was placed into receivership. The Ballybrit-headquartered business operated stores...