Natural-Born Fiddler

John Joe Tuttle is part of a rare breed — a self-taught Clare fiddle-player with a style all of his own. Ahead of the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award to the West Clare...
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Hermitage Memories

A little video montage of loved ones, lost but not forgotten from the Hermitage area in Ennis put together by Fiona O'Sullivan..... For great memories of Ennis over the years visit You are a true...

Ennis postman delivers score for international tv show

THE tools of Kerry Whitehouse’s new trade dominate his home in Ennis. One room houses a custom built studio pieced together over the past two years. A 3D projector screen hangs in the sitting...

The hub of Cooraclare

IS MASS above or below? How is Mary getting on since her operation? What is on in the hall tonight? What time is the funeral? There is only one seven digit number you need...

Patriot games

HURLEY in hand Paddy McDonnell makes the short hop from Kilkee’s Strand Line over the wall onto the beach. With the tide out, it’s a great day for a game. There he meets another like...

A Novel Experience

Crusheen man Darragh McManus has just had his latest novel published. Of course, there’s another one due out in January and he has the bones of many others well underway. It may all sound...

Home Grown

MAURA O’Connell loves coming home. All the better if there’s singing involved. It just so happens that the Nashville-based performer was going to be in Ennis this week for her holidays. By happy coincidence,...

Funny Guy

CHANCES are you could bump into Tommy Tiernan over the next few weeks. The Navan comic kicks off his world tour of Clare in Killaloe on Thursday and Tiernan likes nothing better than hitting...

Leading Man

RENOWNED names in drama circles from Maud Nash to Ted Harrington have treaded the boards across East Clare and sowed the seeds for subsequent generations of producers, players and audiences to nurture and maintain...

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