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Died when he came home

One hundred years ago last Thursday, Thomas O’Shea died at home with his family in Labasheeda, just a few days after he arrived home from fighting in World War 1. Joe Ó Muircheartaigh spoke...

Accidental Christmas

Christmas is a time of celebration and cheer. It is also a time for caution and calm as seasonal accidents happen every year .Today our final article of the year we want to put...

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...

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