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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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€9.8 million paid in Local Property Tax in Clare

A TOTAL of €9.8 million was paid in Local Property Tax (LPT) by 53,500 households in Clare last year. 

Feud Fills Ennis Streets

YOUNG children were among members of the public forced to flee an armed gang, who subjected two men to violent beatings in...

All-Ireland success for Clare-based companies

THREE Clare companies are among the first businesses in the country to achieve a new quality mark signifying that they meet the highest standards...

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Aoife is Keane to return to county action

It's 18 months since Aoife Keane last donned a Clare jersey at competitive level, an ill-fated All-Ireland Championship exit at home to neighbours Galway...

Shannon man is new Irish manager

CLAREMAN Mike Hickey is to spearhead Ireland’s assault for European championship basketball glory in the coming year. The Shannon man, who has been involved in...

Garrihy answers the Call

DONIE Garrihy, the hugely successful manager of Clare’s Oscar Traynor Trophy winning soccer side, has been lured back into management just a...