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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...

Preparations underway for inaugural East Clare Christmas Fayre

THE finishing touches are being made ahead of the highly-anticipated first-ever East Clare Christmas Fayre in a bid to raise crucial funds for Tuamgraney National School. Taking place this Saturday, December 8, in Scariff Community College...

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Clare nurses in Australia campaign for ‘reason to come home’

CLARE nurses based in Australia have joined forces with hundreds of their colleagues to show support for their fellow nurses ahead of planned strike...

Shannon must grow passenger numbers

A LEADING aviation chief has said that Shannon Airport must continue its focus on passenger travel, despite the success of its aerospace and aviation...

Concern for Kinvara man last seen on New Year’s Day

CONCERNS have been raised over the safety and whereabouts of a Kinvara man living in Malaysia. Stephen Warde (31), was last seen...

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Throw open those gates for kids

FOR football fans in Clare, the only place to be on Sunday is Cusack Park, as the county’s flagship team set sail...
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Clare to take Tipp in Thurles once again

Tipperary v Clare @ Semple Stadium, ThurlesSaturday 7pm (Colm Lyons, Cork) Clare drew first blood in their derby trilogy...
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Podge ready to go

YOUNG at heart, with many more miles to run. That’s Podge Collins’ mantra despite being lumbered among the veteran...