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...

Billowing in the bluegrass

NEWLY-FORMED Quin-based rootsy band Spancil Hillbillys have quickly built up a reputation for their unique combination of music genres and lively performances. The four-piece feel good band have been combining their real...

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...

Grease Lightnin’

Pink Ladies and T-Birds have been spotted roaming the Burren hills around Lisdoonvarna in recent weeks, making their way slowly to the Pavilion in Lisdoonvarna for this weeks much anticipated performance of...

It’s a long, long way from Clare to Siberia

THERE are adventurers and there is Declan McEvoy. His combined passion for motorcycling and his fearless sense of exploration have led the Quin man on many voyages across many harsh climates but...
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...

Ennistymon debut for emerging Kilnaboy artist

Emerging North Clare artist, Sadhbh Gaston, will unveil her very first solo exhibition at the Courthouse Gallery in Ennistymon later this week.  The Kilnaboy artist will display a series...

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...

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Scariff footpath works set to finally get underway

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Shane O’Donnell’s new hurling perspective

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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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