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Maud Gonne and the poet

Ann McBride is from Stonehall in Newmarket-on-Fergus and after returning to the Limerick School of Art and Design as a mature student to study ceramics she was inspired to tell the story of the...

COLUMN: The Just Right Parent – May 5, 2015

The Just Right Parent Column is written by Dr Toby Sachsenmaier, a Clinical Child Psychologist. This column was originally published in The Clare People of Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Dear Dr. Toby, Please help, I can’t...

International experts celebrate with Burren College of Art

A twice-nominated Turner Prize painter, the Dean of Colombia University's School of Art, a former Danish Minister for Culture and a leading art theorist from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are...

Amie’s growing mass in muscle

Leaders come in many shapes in sizes. But no matter what form they are, they must have two key attributes – they must be brave enough to do something that others are not doing,...

Consider yourself invited to Oliver

A STAGE production of Oliver will run in Scariff this December by the East Clare Musical Society. Details of the musical production have been released, with Oliver to run from December 8-11, including a Saturday...

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...

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...

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...

Last Dance at Sluagh Hall – In tomorrow’s Clare People we remember the Lahinch...

As a young boy, Tomsie O'Sullivan used to hitch a ride to school on the army trucks which made their way back and forth from Sluagh Hall to the West Clare Railway station...
Paul O'Sullivan and his sister Marcella

‘Trapped for 36 years’

Meet Paul O’Sullivan. Paul is non-verbal autistic. He spent 36 years of his life looking at four walls in a State care unit. On November 28, 2013, Paul, aged 49, finally got out thanks to...

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