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TURNS out we haven’t completely destroyed the natural world yet. Make no mistake, we’re giving it a fair go, what with all the crazy weather, warming seas and eco-system eradication. But despite...

In Memoriam: Linda Lee Drennan

The death has taken place of one of Clare’s great local fundraisers, Linda Lee Drennan. Linda, the mother of the late Katie Drennan, has helped raise millions of euro for local charities...

Facebook row led to armed fight outside Ennis shop

A row on Facebook led to an armed confrontation between two men at a busy filling station in Ennis, a court has heard. At Ennis District Court last Wednesday,...

New-look Clare intent on making their mark

A new brush sweeps clean is the mantra for Clare as they embark on the 2019 season with renewed confidence and enthusiasm this Sunday for the commencement of the National League. Under a new management...

Moneypoint coal furnaces alight after three months out of action

Coal is once again being used to generate power at the Moneypoint Power Station following the re-ignition of at least one of its furnaces over the weekend. The Clare People understands that Unit 3 at...

Shannon man risks Danish citizenship due to refusal to shake local mayor’s hand

A 61-year-old Shannon man has turned down an opportunity to become a Danish citizen following his refusal to shake hands with his local mayor. Billy O’Shea, who has been living in Denmark...

‘Not too late’ to get vaccinated as flu cases are expected to increase in...

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has urged Clare people in at-risk groups for the flu to get vaccinated if they have not done so already. With the number of...

Green light for Shannon town flood protection scheme

SIGNIFICANT funds to upgrade flood defences at Shannon town,  the airport and the industrial zone have been announced today. Minister of State at The Office of Public Works & Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, today...

Clare man raises vital funds while completing 32 county challenge

AN EAST CLARE man has completed a challenge of running in each of the 32 counties in Ireland in one year while raising much-needed funds for two chosen charities. Finishing the impressive feat with his...

Biggest ever St Patrick’s Comp Christmas market set to get underway

SANTA will be busy in Shannon again this festive season as the biggest ever St Patrick’s Comprehensive School Christmas market gets underway this Thursday. In a bid to raise vital funds for local charities including...

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