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The Clare People Digital Edition

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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...

A new way forward for Shannon Venue?

MEMBERS of the Shannon Venue committee have urged Clare County Council “to take the lead on the regeneration” of the county’s second largest town. This follows an “honest and frank discussion” between those behind the proposed community, civic and cultural centre for...

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...


It's 18 months since Aoife Keane last donned a Clare jersey at competitive level, an ill-fated All-Ireland Championship exit at home to neighbours Galway in July 2017 before a frustrating long-term knee injury preventing her from playing any part in the following year's campaign. However, after making a storming comeback...