The Catfish Blues Orchestra

‘It is all about the music at the end of day’

FROM its modest beginnings in Sixmilebridge twenty years ago to an internationally renowned annual event, Shannonside Music Festival is set to once again shake off the winter blues.  Music...

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...

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.

Bringing Burren tourism techniques to the world

Over the past decade, the North Clare tourism sector has been at the cutting edge of new developments in Irish tourism. Businesses have come together to plan collectively and embraced some of...

Gearing up to give back – Sixmilebridge mother remembered during charity cycle

SHE was a loving and devoted mother to her two beloved children, Louis and Evie, a wonderful wife to her dedicated husband Jack as well as a loyal life-long friend to many.

Shannon Town United set to kick-off 50th year anniversary in style

A TEAM of Republic of Ireland legends will take on a Shannon Town United legends team at Lynch Park in bid to celebrate the Shannon-based club’s 50th anniversary. Household names such as...
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...

Mental health awareness on the brain in Tulla

COFFEE, tea, cakes and advice will be a plenty when the sixth annual Tulla mental health awareness day gets underway next week. The charity coffee day is designed to...

12 o’Clock Hills soaring to new heights

According to the Kilkishen-based group, 2018 was another good year for the further development and promotion of the 12 O’Clock Hills facility, which officially got underway in September 2014.

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...

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