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Andrew Hamilton

Andrew has been working in the media in the West of Ireland for more than a decade. During that time he has been shortlisted for many national journalism awards, served as a judge for the Choice Music Prize in 2008 and was part of the nominating panel for the Meteor Ireland Music Awards from 2008 to 2011. He holds an MA in Journalism and Public Relation and a BA in English, Sociology and Politics. He is currently working on his debut novel. A selection of his writings, including a number of short stories can be viewed on Where The Rain Falls at https://wheretherainfallslifeemerges.blogspot.com/ Follow Andrew on twitter: @Andrew_CPeople Contact Andrew on [email protected]

Clare beef farmers fighting for survival

Rural Clare will become an abandoned “wasteland” if the county’s 4,200 beef farmers are allowed to go out of business.

Cliffs of Plenty? Council won’t spend Cliffs millions on tourism infrastructure

Clare County Council will not divert funds raised at the Cliffs of Moher Visitors Experience to repair key tourism infrastructure in the...

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...

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.

An Irish solution won’t solve an Irish problem

IT’D be a grand little country if it wasn’t for the ISTAIP and all the rain. The ISTAIP? You know it, it’s...

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...

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...

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,...

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. 

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...