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.

Shannon Group CEO sets sail for pastures new

SHANNON GROUP chief executive, Matthew Thomas, has confirmed he is set to leave the Shannon-based commercial company. The Manchester native is...

Clonlara boys rock Ireland’s Got Talent stage with toe-tapping performance

CLONLARA singing duo ‘The Fluke’ wowed the judges on Ireland’s Got Talent at the weekend and are heading towards deliberation day after...

No Fluke as Clonlara duo set for Ireland’s Got Talent stage

IRELAND’S GOT TALENTS’ love-in with South-East Clare continues after Sixmilebridge magician Paddy ‘Great Padini’ Ward captured the nation’s heart last month.

Ennis Hospital recognised for ‘overall experience’

ENNIS General Hospital has been recognised for the ‘Best Overall Experience’ in a hospital. The acknowledgment follows a nationwide survey in which 98 per...

Calls for kidney dialysis centre in Clare

SEVERAL elected members of Clare County Council have urged the HSE and the Department of Health to provide a kidney dialysis centre at Ennis...

Cuppa Tea causing a stir as Luka Bloom comes to Shannon

A HISTORIC gig featuring renowned singer-songwriter Luka Bloom has helped kick-start the creation of an unique music scene in Shannon.  The...

Council en route to delivering Ennis town bus service

A NEW public transport system which would serve the county town of Ennis could be created within the next 20 years.

New dawn for Holy Island set to bring major boost to East Clare

A LEADING East Clare tourism promoter has welcomed significant funding for Inis Cealtra, one which is set to kick-start the development of a visitor...

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...

Council withdraws motion of no confidence in Health Minister

CLARE COUNTY COUNCIL has confirmed its decision to withdraw a motion of no confidence in Health Minister Simon Harris. This comes after Minister Harris...

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