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The Clare People Digital Edition

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Massive jump in numbers signing on around the county

The number of people signing on the live register in Clare has jumped dramatically, with an increase of just under 200 people last month. Figures obtained from the Central Statistic Office (CSO) show that all parts of Clare recorded...

Garda concern over teen’s return to Shannon

A teenage boy alleged to have carried out a spate of offences in Shannon has been granted bail. At Ennis Children’s Court last week, Judge Patrick Durcan granted bail to the 17 year old but warned him he would...

Labour take the local election stage

The Labour Party has finally entered the local election reckoning in Clare, with Seamus Ryan confirmed as the party’s candidate in the Ennis Municipal District. Mr Ryan was confirmed as the party’s candidate at a selection convention in Ennis...

A shocking discovery in North East Clare

A DOG WALKER out and about in Turkenagh Bog in North-East Clare early on Monday morning was met with a shocking find, when her dog discovered the dead body of an abandoned young foal.  The woman said she believed...

This Week

Bringing Burren tourism techniques to the world

Over the past decade, the North Clare tourism sector has been at the...

Shannon Heritage crowned Business All-Stars

SHANNON HERITAGE has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation.

Magic Mushrooms

When you’ve lived through eight decades, there is not too much left that...

12 o’Clock Hills soaring to new heights

According to the Kilkishen-based group, 2018 was another good year for the further...

What Lies Beneath

Turloughs have for hundreds of year mystified and confused the people of the...


YOUNG at heart, with many more miles to run. That’s Podge Collins’ mantra despite being lumbered among the veteran ranks where the class of 2019 is concerned as a hard underbelly of youth emerges within a squad that has changed substantially over the past...