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Paddy Kavanagh’s Christmas

Many tributes have been paid to poet Patrick Kavanagh over the past month in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his death. Joe Ó Muircheartaigh recounts the story of the Monaghan man’s love of...

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...

Taking to the streets – The Clare People preview the Ennis Street Festival

Over the past nine years, the Ennis Street Festival has blossomed. In 2006, Ana Bella Alvarez used the small road that links the Market Street to O’Connell Street as an impromptu stage. It was a...

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...

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...

VIDEO: #culturenight: Seeing the ‘Wood from the Trees’

‘The house at Coole has gone now; razed to the ground,” said WB Yeats in 1929. ‘They came like swallows and like swallows went,’ he added. ‘Wood from the Trees’ is an installation, which is...

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...

‘Passage of Sound’ to resonate with Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

ACCLAIMED film-maker Andrei Tarkovsky believed that art couldn’t be explained from a purely intellectual perspective, but instead had to be felt on a personal level. And the Russian went further by saying that films...

The Clare People is going to the opera in the company of North Clare...

In the LIFE section of this Tuesday's Clare People we catch up with Fanore tenor, Peter O'Donohue, ahead of his debut appearance at the Wexford Opera Festival. Peter, who cut his teeth with Archie...

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...

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