South Clare to get a Good Friday spring clean

A SERIES of spring clean events are set to take place in South Clare on Good Friday in a bid to tackle “litter black spots”. The annual ‘Spring Clean Days’ in Meelick,...

Killaloe student keeping it ‘reel’ ahead of World Irish Dancing Championships

AN East Clare student is taking time out from her busy study schedule to take part in the prestigious World Irish Dancing Championships in North Carolina.  St Anne’s Community College Leaving Certificate...

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...

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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...
Highest scorer of the 2018 hurling championship Clare’s Peter Duggan

Peter Duggan out to have another great year

ACROSS the 2018 championship season you could say that Peter Duggan was an overnight sensation after seven years — all because after...

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...