Scariff footpath works set to finally get underway

LONG-AWAITED upgrade works on footpaths on Bridge Street in Scariff are set to get underway at the end of May. The footpaths, which were dug up almost two years ago by...

The final countdown for Sarah McTernan’s Eurovision adventure

Clare singer, Sarah McTernan, has spent much of the past week in a series of full dress rehearsal since arriving in Israel on Monday. She undertook her final media appearance in Ireland...

UHL topping list of overcrowded hospitals ‘on an almost daily basis’

UNIVERSITY Hospital Limerick (UHL) had the worst level of overcrowding every day in the country throughout the month of April, with the exception of two days. A total of 1,206 patients...

Local election candidates who backed pledge named at ‘health crisis’ protest

AS calls were made to re-open 24-hour accident and emergency department services at Ennis General Hospital, members of local lobby groups ‘Friends of Ennis General Hospital’ and ‘Reinstate ShannonDoc’ announced the local election candidates who backed their...

IFA expects place at the negotiation table for possible Cliffs extension

There is growing unrest among some landowners on the Cliffs of Moher Trail in North Clare about the future direction of the project.The 18 km trail, which is managed by Clare Local...

Concern Tulla water service will not support social housing

CONCERNS have been raised over the future of water supply in Tulla, one which may severally impact the development of a recently proposed social housing scheme in the town. In February,...

Gearing up to give back – Sixmilebridge mother remembered during charity cycle

SHE was a loving and devoted mother to her two beloved children, Louis and Evie, a wonderful wife to her dedicated husband Jack as well as a loyal life-long friend to many.

Health crisis protest set to bring hundreds to the streets of Ennis

HUNDREDS of people are expected to line the streets of Ennis this Sunday during a protest against the ongoing overcrowding crisis at the region’s main hospital, UHL. The public meeting and...

Children’s hospital further delays ‘essential’ Clonlara flood works

OVERSPEND on the National Children’s Hospital project has resulted in a further delay in 'essential’ flood-defence works at Springfield in Clonlara. In November last, environmental objections forced Clare County Council...

Calls for national Suicide Prevention Authority

CALLS have been made to create a national Suicide Prevention Authority following the renowned success of the Road Safety Authority (RSA). In 2017, 17 suicides were recorded in Clare while there were four people...

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Not sure who to vote for in Clare this Friday? Check out the Clare...

Still not sure which lucky candidate will get your Number 1 in the local and European elections in Clare this Friday? The...

Ardnacrusha Post Office set to reopen its doors

THE recently closed Ardnacrusha Post Office is set to reopen its doors under new management by the end of the summer.

Scariff footpath works set to finally get underway

LONG-AWAITED upgrade works on footpaths on Bridge Street in Scariff are set to get underway at the end of May. The...

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Shane O’Donnell’s new hurling perspective

SPEAKING at the launch of the Renault World Games 2019 at Waterford Institute of Technology a few weeks back Clare’s  double All-Ireland...
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ACROSS the 2018 championship season you could say that Peter Duggan was an overnight sensation after seven years — all because after...

Rising MMA star set to take on the world ahead of professional debut

WHEN successful Clare sports stars at the top of their game come to mind, many will think about hurling, Gaelic football, rugby and even...