Colin McGann

Small talk revolves around health and the weather forecast

There is a certain level of responsibility that comes with working in the media. Be it national or local news, there is an onus on each and every outlet to report and...
The Clare People

Today marks the coming of age of The Clare People

TODAY, The Clare People embarks on a new departure, a change of gear. It marks the launch of a redesigned newspaper which ushers in a raft of changes to what you will...
Daire O'Criodain

The High Horse

At the end of January, The Irish Times’ political correspondent, Jennifer Bray, reviewed the first four weeks of Ireland’s new abortion regime.Along the way, she addressed the case raised in the Dáil...
Neil Farrell

Time to end the gender scaremongering, gender euphoria will make closets a thing of...

There is nothing more beautiful in this world than selfhood. Loving yourself is the first step to being healthy, sane and productive. I came out of the closet...
Daire O'Criodain

The High Horse

One evening recently, Irish Times journalist, Laura Kennedy, was boiling water for tea in her London apartment when the power “went”. She soon discovered that the fault affected about a hundred homes...
Andrew Hamilton

An Irish solution won’t solve an Irish problem

IT’D be a grand little country if it wasn’t for the ISTAIP and all the rain. The ISTAIP? You know it, it’s the ultimate expression of our self-defeating, cute-hoor-ology, the Irish Solution...
Daire O'Criodain

The High Horse

The Oxford historian, AJP Taylor, enjoyed a high public profile around the middle of the last century because of frequent broadcasts on BBC radio and television, at a time when the latter...
Bishop Fintan Monahan

Taking a mid-January rain-check on our New Year Resolutions

At this point in the middle of January it may be the case that our new year resolutions have receded into the mists of time or perhaps not. It is hard to...

Impact of Brexit on the younger generation

USUALLY when we have to live with the full impact of a political outcome, it is following a decision that we had the choice to directly ...

More import than ever to take advantage of Valentine’s Day in rural Ireland

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for people to release and display their emotions. It’s a great opportunity for all ages to find love, enhance love and allow...

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Scariff footpath works set to finally get underway

LONG-AWAITED upgrade works on footpaths on Bridge Street in Scariff are set to get underway at the end of May. The...

The final countdown for Sarah McTernan’s Eurovision adventure

Clare singer, Sarah McTernan, has spent much of the past week in a series of full dress rehearsal since arriving in Israel...

UHL topping list of overcrowded hospitals ‘on an almost daily basis’

UNIVERSITY Hospital Limerick (UHL) had the worst level of overcrowding every day in the country throughout the month of April, with the exception...

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Shane O’Donnell’s new hurling perspective

SPEAKING at the launch of the Renault World Games 2019 at Waterford Institute of Technology a few weeks back Clare’s  double All-Ireland...
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ACROSS the 2018 championship season you could say that Peter Duggan was an overnight sensation after seven years — all because after...

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WHEN successful Clare sports stars at the top of their game come to mind, many will think about hurling, Gaelic football, rugby and even...