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Tell-tale signs your family will row over your will

We often hear that a stitch in time saves nine! What does that really mean? In the context of this article I am using the saying as a reminder that a timely effort and...

Will Wars – what can go wrong?

“If there is any great secret of success in life it lies in the ability to put yourself in the other person’s place and to see things from his point of view – as...

Caring in Law; Caring for Caregivers

“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” Tia Walker, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love Getting older can bring senior health challenges to...

Culture Night in Clare

A huge programme of events has been organised by the Care Arts Office for Culture Night 2018 this Friday. The events numbering over 40 take place throughout the county writes Joe Ó Muircheartaigh, ensuring...

Fear & Loathing on the Campaign Trail

The National Library of Ireland launched its 'From Ballots to Bullets: Ireland 1918-1919' exhibition at the National Photographic Archive in Dublin this week. There were both ballots and bullets in the famous East Clare...

The Third Act – A Plan to just Survive or Thrive

Entering the Third Act, introduces new considerations for planning for your senior years. Heretofore your priority may have been your children, siblings or your own aging parents but now as your own seniority looms...

Senior Times – Preparing for incapacity

Mental incapacity arises and planning for it ensures there are plans in place and a designated person appointed to care for you, make the health and financial decisions for you in your senior years with...

Accidents Do Happen – What to do when they do

Accidents At Work  The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Acts 2005 and 2010 set out the rights and obligations of both employers and employees and provides for substantial fines and penalties for breaches of...

Reel plays tunes in Ennis

Renowned singer song-writer from Armagh, Ben Reel, makes the journey to Clare this weekend to play two gigs as part of a promotional tour for his new album `Land Of Escape' that features 12...

Old friends and new beginnings: Archie Simpson passes the conductor’s baton to Ronan de...

This Friday marks a major milestone for the Lismorahaun Singers. After almost 20 years and countless memorable performances, conductor and choir founder, Archie Simpson, will pass the baton. Taking his place will be pianist...

Latest News

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...
Blake's Corner, Lahinch

Blake’s Corner solution could be just two years away

A solution to the ongoing traffic disruption at Blake’s Corner in Ennistymon could be in place before the end of 2021 –...
Eugene O’Byrne at Bru na Sionna

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.

Latest Sport

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...