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Mary Howard: Dr Harty threw up huge puzzle for Fine Gael campaign

Fine Gael’s Mary Howard has said that Independent candidate Dr Michael Harty’s election campaign threw a spanner in the works for her party’s General Election campaign in Clare. Ms Howard looks to be dead and...

Clare electorate set to shout stop

In an exclusive interview with The Clare People newspaper as the final tally results for the Clare constituency in the General Election came in, Dr Michael Harty has invoked the spirit of John Healy’s...

The Clare People’s General Election Candidates Poll – The Results

The first shots the 2016 General Election were fired over the weekend in Clare with a massive response to the first candidate based survey so far of this election campaign. The Clare People online survey...

The rebirth of Fianna Fáil has begun – Timmy Dooley

The rebirth of Fianna Fáil in Clare from an historic low of just 22 per cent of the first preference vote in Clare in 2011 has begun in earnest, the party’s standardbearer in Clare...

Hurling selector hails ‘Rural Revolution’

The ‘Rural Revolution’ campaign of Dr Michael Harty struck a chord with people throughout County Clare who wouldn’t have been interested in politics before this General Election, but with rural Ireland dying around them...

James Breen backs Dr.Harty

The last independent to be elected to Dáil Éireann for the Clare constituency has hailed the performance of his impending successor as what he calls “an independent voice for the people of Clare” Speaking to...

McDonagh still fighting, but admits he’s losing the battle

Fianna Fáil candidate in Clare Michael ‘Malty’ McDonagh has all but conceded defeat in his bid to win a seat in Dáil Éireann, telling The Clare People that his first preference vote just wasn’t...

The Conway Call – Senator Martin Conway delivers GE16 Verdict

CLARE is like two sides of one coin. In one sense it can always buck the trend and throw up a surprise, but in another sense it can be very reflective of the national...

Conway could be left out in the cold on Fine Gael election roundabout

FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE CLARE PEOPLE ON MAY 5 Senator Martin Conway looks unlikely to win a place on the Fine Gael ticket for next year's General Election - as the local strategy committee for...

POLL: Which candidate will you be voting for in the upcoming General Election

With the candidate list for next year's General Election starting to take shape, The Clare People is hosting it's first in a series of online candidates poll. While just five candidates are officially in...

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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...