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Trump gives thumbs up; ‘Father A’ named; Clare goes mad for trad; and we...

In today's Clare People - Donald Trump promises to splash the cash in Doonbeg; Bishop apologises for serial abuser 'Father A'; Frustrated mother challenges Enda Kenny; We profile the West Clare Electoral Area and its candidates; Last meetings...

‘Switch’ of use for Church of Ireland on Bindon Street in Ennis

The Church of Ireland on Bindon Street, Ennis, is the venue for a new live music experience coming to Clare. “Switch” - a Clare Youth Service initiative aims to showcase old and new...

Franco steals the Eurovision

It’s Eurovision week and while it mightn’t bring the nation to a standstill like it once did, we’ll all still tune into the voting at the end of the night. One of those will...

Fiona Graham brings ‘Songs for Amy’ home

After years hard work and planning, Amy is coming home. On May 2, Songs for Amy received its West of Ireland premiere at the IMC Cinema in Galway. The premiere represented the end of...
The Beatles at Dromoland Castle in 1964

Were you there when the Beatles visited Co.Clare in 1964?

On Sunday, March 29, 1964 - hundreds of Clare people gathered outside the gates of Dromoland. You see the word was out, long since out, that the Beatles were held up inside, paying their...

The Clare People looks forward to Ennis Book Club Festival with 12-pages of preview...

The Irish literary world turns its attention to Clare next week as some of the biggest names in literature hit town for the Ennis Book Club Festival. This Tuesday’s Clare People will have the essential...

The Monk of Moscow

In March of last year, Crusheen folklorist and story teller Eddie Lenihan travelled to Russia, to see how his work was being used to teach students in the University of Moscow. The trip was...

First job for RTÉ cameraman was to follow JFK

Godfrey Graham’s first assignment with RTÉ was to cover John Kennedy’s visit to Ireland in 1963 this Friday - this Friday 50 years to the day of JFK’s assassination Graham will be in...

De Regge recalls her time in Ennis with ‘A Daughter’s Odyssey’

Ghislaine de Regge is the daughter of Ernest de Regge, who was tragically killed in the Carmody's Hotel disaster in Ennis 55 years ago. Ms de Regge has written movingly about her father and...
John Burke Armada Hotel

Top of the World

John Burke wants to climb Mount Everest. The 30-something hotelier was unsure about discussing his secret ambition as it requires months away from his businesses, and there are as many challenges getting to the...

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