David Byrne

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.

‘People are pulling together amazingly’ – Connolly woman on life in Christchurch following recent terrorist attacks

LESS than two weeks on from the New Zealand terrorist attacks, in which 50 people were killed and 50 others were injured,...

Bridgetown artists get their dream cars in gear

TWO aspiring young artists have been chosen to compete in the final of a prestigious global art competition. May...

East Clare students take part in model EU council debate

TWO East Clare secondary schools recently participated in a model European Union council debate in Dublin Castle which was organised by the...

‘Deplorable’ footpaths in Parteen set to be replaced

WORK has got underway to replace an existing “deplorable” and “battered” footpath in a popular Parteen housing estate. The regularly-used walkway,...

‘Exciting’ careers fair set for Shannon’s St. Patrick’s Comprehensive School

EXPERTS from leading industries are set to showcase a wide-range of courses and job opportunities to students from Shannon and further afield during the...

Trump set to be welcomed with ‘open arms’

UNITED STATES President Donald Trump will be welcomed to Doonbeg with open arms should he visit Ireland later this year.

Council set to take charge of Ennis laneway

A LANEWAY which is regularly used by children to walk to and from Ennis National School has been ‘taken in charge’ by...

Sweet success as Tulla student whisks top spot in All-Ireland bake-off

A TALENTED East Clare pupil has tasted success at the CEIST All-Ireland Bake-Off to be named Ireland’s best student baker.

Shannon resident questions Government’s lack of action on €4m bill for building defects

A FRUSTRATED Shannon homeowner, who faces a substantial fire safety defect bill, feels that the Government has a lot to answer for.

Killaloe filmmaker reeling in success

AN aspiring young Killaloe filmmaker is set to represent the Banner County at the prestigious annual Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year...

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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”.

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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Rising MMA star set to take on the world ahead of professional debut

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

Clare ladies footballers hold the Kingdom

Kerry 1-17 - Clare 4-08 Shanahan McNamara Memorial Park, Doonbeg National League Division 2 Round 1 While they would have gladly have taken a point before Sunday’s encounter,...
Brian Cody

‘Clare will be on everybody’s radar this summer’ – Cody

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