David Byrne

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A native of Limerick, David Byrne completed his MA in Journalism at the University of Limerick and subsequently joined The Clare People. Contact David on [email protected] or Twitter @byrne_david.

National Transport Authority extends contract with Clare Accessible Transport

THE National Transport Authority (NTA) have extended the existing contract with Clare Accessible Transport (CTA) until the end of June.

South Clare to get a Good Friday spring clean

A SERIES of spring clean events are set to take place in South Clare on Good Friday in a bid to tackle “litter black spots”.

Killaloe student keeping it ‘reel’ ahead of World Irish Dancing Championships

AN East Clare student is taking time out from her busy study schedule to take part in the prestigious World Irish Dancing Championships in...

Sliabh Aughty Drama Group win top honour at Clare Drama Festival

THERE was plenty of drama in Scariff recently as renowned Sliabh Aughty Drama Group’s take on the classic Sive received top honour at the...

It’s a long, long way from Clare to Newcastle West – anger expressed over changes to Clare Bus

THERE was uproar among local councillors over the potential downgrading of Clare Bus, following the decision to transfer the responsibility of the county’s rural transport service to...

Ireland’s first ‘steeplejill’ soaring to new heights

LIFE for the now 75-year-old Angela Collins O’Mahony has always been full of many highs, but a recent abseil down Croke Park brought back...

Facing up to accessibility issues in Ennis

AN ENNIS wheelchair user has raised major concerns over the lack of accessibility for people with disabilities working, living and shopping in the county...

Record-breaking 81 patients on trolleys at region’s main hospital

The region's main hospital has recorded the highest-ever daily figure of patients waiting on trolleys. According to the Irish...

Public urged to get educated on prostate cancer

MEMBERS of the public are being urged to get educated on prostate cancer in a bid to recognise early signs and symptoms...

Tea-rific Mick Flannery performance causes a stir in Shannon

IT was a packed house in Hope Cafe in Shannon as fans turned out in force to watch world renowned singer-songwriter Mick Flannery take...

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National Transport Authority extends contract with Clare Accessible Transport

THE National Transport Authority (NTA) have extended the existing contract with Clare Accessible Transport (CTA) until the end of June.

South Clare to get a Good Friday spring clean

A SERIES of spring clean events are set to take place in South Clare on Good Friday in a bid to tackle “litter black spots”.
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Counting the cost of Clare’s County Councillors

MEMBERS of Clare County Council will have claimed more than €4 million in payments during the lifetime of the current local authority,...

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WHEN successful Clare sports stars at the top of their game come to mind, many will think about hurling, Gaelic football, rugby and even...

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From the game’s most decorated manager, it was flattering praise indeed. When asked how much he rated Clare, Brian Cody was quick...