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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.

All-Ireland success for Clare-based companies

THREE Clare companies are among the first businesses in the country to achieve a new quality mark signifying that they meet the highest standards...

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...

Shannon Heritage crowned Business All-Stars

SHANNON HERITAGE has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation. The prestigious quality mark signifies that the recipient...

12 o’Clock Hills soaring to new heights

According to the Kilkishen-based group, 2018 was another good year for the further development and promotion of the 12 O’Clock Hills facility,...

‘It is all about the music at the end of day’

FROM its modest beginnings in Sixmilebridge twenty years ago to an internationally renowned annual event, Shannonside Music Festival is set to once...

Shannon man risks Danish citizenship due to refusal to shake local mayor’s hand

A 61-year-old Shannon man has turned down an opportunity to become a Danish citizen following his refusal to shake hands with his local mayor.

‘Not too late’ to get vaccinated as flu cases are expected to increase in Clare

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has urged Clare people in at-risk groups for the flu to get vaccinated if they have not done...

Green light for Shannon town flood protection scheme

SIGNIFICANT funds to upgrade flood defences at Shannon town,  the airport and the industrial zone have been announced today. Minister of State at The Office...

Clare man raises vital funds while completing 32 county challenge

AN EAST CLARE man has completed a challenge of running in each of the 32 counties in Ireland in one year while raising much-needed...

Biggest ever St Patrick’s Comp Christmas market set to get underway

SANTA will be busy in Shannon again this festive season as the biggest ever St Patrick’s Comprehensive School Christmas market gets underway this Thursday. In...

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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.

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.

High numbers at region’s main hospital as public asked to ‘consider care options’

MANAGEMENT at the region's main hospital have urged members of the public to consider their care options before presenting to the Emergency...

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Throw open those gates for kids

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