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The Clare People Digital Edition

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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 Ray Houghton, Ronnie Whelan and Mark Kinsella will grace the...

Holy Family National School students giving back to community

PUPILS from Holy Family National School, Ennis, were this week giving back to the community when they presented a cheque for €572 to local charity, Clarecare. A portion of the profits from the sale of their Jessies project, Christmas Candy...

Streets of Lahinch to be Irish Open party zone

THE streets of Lahinch could be transformed into Europe’s biggest party zone during the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open this July. With more than 40,000 people expected to descend on the village for the four days of competition in...

Broadford held back without ‘vital’ sewerage system

CLARE County Council have confirmed that a new application for funding to provide a new sewerage system for Broadford has been made. This comes after Councillor Alan O’Callaghan (FF) made fresh calls for a vital sewerage scheme in the East Clare village and...

This Week

Grease Lightnin’

Pink Ladies and T-Birds have been spotted roaming the Burren hills around Lisdoonvarna...

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

THERE are adventurers and there is Declan McEvoy. His combined passion...
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...

Mental health awareness on the brain in Tulla

COFFEE, tea, cakes and advice will be a plenty when the sixth annual...

Ennistymon debut for emerging Kilnaboy artist

Emerging North Clare artist, Sadhbh Gaston, will unveil her very first solo exhibition...


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 forefront of many people’s thoughts when it comes to mixed martial arts (MMA), Sam Slater certainly...