No Fluke as Clonlara duo set for Ireland’s Got Talent stage

IRELAND’S GOT TALENTS’ love-in with South-East Clare continues after Sixmilebridge magician Paddy ‘Great Padini’ Ward captured the nation’s heart last month. It is now the turn of Clonlara...

Ennis Hospital recognised for ‘overall experience’

ENNIS General Hospital has been recognised for the ‘Best Overall Experience’ in a hospital. The acknowledgment follows a nationwide survey in which 98 per cent of patients rated their overall experience at the Ennis-based facility...

Calls for kidney dialysis centre in Clare

SEVERAL elected members of Clare County Council have urged the HSE and the Department of Health to provide a kidney dialysis centre at Ennis General Hospital. The calls were made by local...

Council en route to delivering Ennis town bus service

A NEW public transport system which would serve the county town of Ennis could be created within the next 20 years. At a recent meeting of the Ennis Municipal District, Clare County...

New dawn for Holy Island set to bring major boost to East Clare

A LEADING East Clare tourism promoter has welcomed significant funding for Inis Cealtra, one which is set to kick-start the development of a visitor centre on the Lough Derg island. The much-needed...

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 soccer. While the Banner County isn’t to the...

Council withdraws motion of no confidence in Health Minister

CLARE COUNTY COUNCIL has confirmed its decision to withdraw a motion of no confidence in Health Minister Simon Harris. This comes after Minister Harris confirmed that he will meet with the four council elected members...

Concerns raised over “unsafe” Cratloe footpaths

CALLS have been made to carry out “much-needed” works on footpaths in Cratloe village. According to Meelick-based councillor, Cathal Crowe (FF), the stretch of footpath has become overgrown in recent years...

Clare beef farmers fighting for survival

Rural Clare will become an abandoned “wasteland” if the county’s 4,200 beef farmers are allowed to go out of business. That is according to Hugh Doyle, the co-founder of...

Cliffs of Plenty? Council won’t spend Cliffs millions on tourism infrastructure

Clare County Council will not divert funds raised at the Cliffs of Moher Visitors Experience to repair key tourism infrastructure in the North Clare area, ahead of the Dubai Duty Free Irish...

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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.

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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,...
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‘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...