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East Clare students take part in model EU council debate

TWO East Clare secondary schools recently participated in a model European Union council debate in Dublin Castle which was organised by the European Commission and European Parliament offices in Ireland.

‘Deplorable’ footpaths in Parteen set to be replaced

WORK has got underway to replace an existing “deplorable” and “battered” footpath in a popular Parteen housing estate. The regularly-used walkway, which lies adjacent to Parteen's Co-Op Superstore in the Firhill...

‘Exciting’ careers fair set for Shannon’s St. Patrick’s Comprehensive School

EXPERTS from leading industries are set to showcase a wide-range of courses and job opportunities to students from Shannon and further afield during the upcoming St Patrick’s Comprehensive School careers fair. Up to...

Trump set to be welcomed with ‘open arms’

UNITED STATES President Donald Trump will be welcomed to Doonbeg with open arms should he visit Ireland later this year. That is according to local businessman Tommy Tubridy, who...

Council set to take charge of Ennis laneway

A LANEWAY which is regularly used by children to walk to and from Ennis National School has been ‘taken in charge’ by Clare County Council in a bid to prevent further antisocial...
Blake's Corner, Lahinch

Blake’s Corner solution could be just two years away

A solution to the ongoing traffic disruption at Blake’s Corner in Ennistymon could be in place before the end of 2021 – that is significantly earlier than had been previously thought.
Eugene O’Byrne at Bru na Sionna

Shannon resident questions Government’s lack of action on €4m bill for building defects

A FRUSTRATED Shannon homeowner, who faces a substantial fire safety defect bill, feels that the Government has a lot to answer for. Fresh investigations at the 240-unit Bru na...

Killaloe filmmaker reeling in success

AN aspiring young Killaloe filmmaker is set to represent the Banner County at the prestigious annual Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year competition. 17-year-old Oisin McKeogh is amongst the...

Shannon Group CEO sets sail for pastures new

SHANNON GROUP chief executive, Matthew Thomas, has confirmed he is set to leave the Shannon-based commercial company. The Manchester native is due to take up the position of chief executive officer...

Clonlara boys rock Ireland’s Got Talent stage with toe-tapping performance

CLONLARA singing duo ‘The Fluke’ wowed the judges on Ireland’s Got Talent at the weekend and are heading towards deliberation day after getting four yes votes. Comedian and judge...

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National Transport Authority extends contract with Clare Accessible Transport

THE National Transport Authority (NTA) have extended the existing contract with Clare Accessible Transport (CTA) until the end of June.

South Clare to get a Good Friday spring clean

A SERIES of spring clean events are set to take place in South Clare on Good Friday in a bid to tackle “litter black spots”.

Counting the cost of Clare’s County Councillors

MEMBERS of Clare County Council will have claimed more than €4 million in payments during the lifetime of the current local authority,...

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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...

Clare ladies footballers hold the Kingdom

Kerry 1-17 - Clare 4-08 Shanahan McNamara Memorial Park, Doonbeg National League Division 2 Round 1 While they would have gladly have taken a point before Sunday’s encounter,...
Brian Cody

‘Clare will be on everybody’s radar this summer’ – Cody

From the game’s most decorated manager, it was flattering praise indeed. When asked how much he rated Clare, Brian Cody was quick...