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The Clare People Digital Edition

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A new mayor for a ‘new County Clare’

RECENTLY appointed Mayor of Clare, Councillor Cathal Crowe (FF) described himself as a boy who entered the "big world of politics" 15 years ago. First elected to Clare County Council in 2004, the then 21-year-old secured the highest percentage of...

Fine Gael councillor Johnny Flynn elected Mayor of Ennis

COUNCILLOR Johnny Flynn (FG) has been unanimously elected Mayor of Ennis. The announcement was made during the Ennis Municipal District annual general meeting which was held at Clare County Council on Tuesday, June 11. Photograph...

University Hospital Limerick records ‘worst-ever’ May overcrowding

OVERCROWDING at the region’s main hospital has surpassed the 1,000 mark for the third consecutive month. According to monthly figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), a total of 1,102 patients were on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick (UHL)...

‘Donald Plaza’ in Lissycasey celebrates Trump visit

US President Donald Trump has been welcomed to Ireland with his very own presidential petrol pumps - dubbed ‘Donald Plaza’. The service station, based in Lissycasey, is the second of its kind to be built on Irish...

This Week

Muse Productions soars to new heights

THE people at Muse Productions are no strangers to success and confidence is...

Ogonnelloe National School bright sparks promote energy efficiency

STUDENTS from Ogonnelloe National School have showcased the power of ‘One Good Idea’ in a...

Inaugural Cuppa Tea TV ‘Youth in Music workshop brews up a storm

BUILT in the 1960s, Shannon Town has long since battled hard to build a...

Community spirit alive and well in Shannon

THERE was certainly a summer feeling in Shannon as the town’s first ever fun...

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...


Newmarket-on-Fergus’ McMahon sisters have been instrumental in the evolution of Clare Camogie’s flagship side from Junior champions to Senior contenders over the last 15 years, with 25-year-old Laura the latest to lead the county’s hopes in 2019. Eoin Brennan reports.  Clare were not...