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Sliabh Aughty Drama Group win top honour at Clare Drama Festival

THERE was plenty of drama in Scariff recently as renowned Sliabh Aughty Drama Group’s take on the classic Sive received top honour at the highly-regarded Clare Drama Festival. Amateur by name only,...

Tea-rific Mick Flannery performance causes a stir in Shannon

IT was a packed house in Hope Cafe in Shannon as fans turned out in force to watch world renowned singer-songwriter Mick Flannery take to the stage. The Cuppa Tea TV...

Bridgetown artists get their dream cars in gear

TWO aspiring young artists have been chosen to compete in the final of a prestigious global art competition. May Skehan (7) and Rory McNamara (8), both of whom attend...

East Clare students take part in model EU council debate

TWO East Clare secondary schools recently participated in a model European Union council debate in Dublin Castle which was organised by the European Commission and European Parliament offices in Ireland.

‘Deplorable’ footpaths in Parteen set to be replaced

WORK has got underway to replace an existing “deplorable” and “battered” footpath in a popular Parteen housing estate. The regularly-used walkway, which lies adjacent to Parteen's Co-Op Superstore in the Firhill...

Sweet success as Tulla student whisks top spot in All-Ireland bake-off

A TALENTED East Clare pupil has tasted success at the CEIST All-Ireland Bake-Off to be named Ireland’s best student baker. Aoife Kelly, from St Joseph’s Secondary School in Tulla,...

Killaloe filmmaker reeling in success

AN aspiring young Killaloe filmmaker is set to represent the Banner County at the prestigious annual Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year competition. 17-year-old Oisin McKeogh is amongst the...

No Fluke as Clonlara duo set for Ireland’s Got Talent stage

IRELAND’S GOT TALENTS’ love-in with South-East Clare continues after Sixmilebridge magician Paddy ‘Great Padini’ Ward captured the nation’s heart last month. It is now the turn of Clonlara...

Cuppa Tea causing a stir as Luka Bloom comes to Shannon

A HISTORIC gig featuring renowned singer-songwriter Luka Bloom has helped kick-start the creation of an unique music scene in Shannon.  The innovative initiative ‘Cuppa Tea TV’ is the brainchild of Shannon native...

Rising MMA star set to take on the world ahead of professional debut

WHEN successful Clare sports stars at the top of their game come to mind, many will think about hurling, Gaelic football, rugby and even soccer. While the Banner County isn’t to the...

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Stranded person rescued at the mouth of Scariff River

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THE National Transport Authority (NTA) have extended the existing contract with Clare Accessible Transport (CTA) until the end of June.

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Rising MMA star set to take on the world ahead of professional debut

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

Clare ladies footballers hold the Kingdom

Kerry 1-17 - Clare 4-08 Shanahan McNamara Memorial Park, Doonbeg National League Division 2 Round 1 While they would have gladly have taken a point before Sunday’s encounter,...
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‘Clare will be on everybody’s radar this summer’ – Cody

From the game’s most decorated manager, it was flattering praise indeed. When asked how much he rated Clare, Brian Cody was quick...