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Oscar winner to shoot film in Clare this St Patrick’s Day

AN Academy Award winning documentary and commercial director will be in County Clare this St Patrick’s Day (Monday) to film scenes for her new film. Cynthia Wade, who won the Oscar for Best Documentary (Short...

Arson attack on Ennis school

A CLARE secondary school was the subject of a suspected arson attack on Halloween night that resulted in the destruction of a resource classroom and significant damage to another. The interior of the prefab classroom...

Once in a lifetime grave sale in West Clare

THOSE dying for a bargain have the opportunity to avail of a once in as lifetime sale this month, as graves in a West Clare graveyard are part of a once-off sale. The new extension...
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Muhammad Ali: Freeman of Ennis

  It was Tuesday 1 September, 2009. The day that Muhammad Ali was made a Freeman of Ennis. People came from the four corners of County Clare and beyond for a glimpse of the three times World...

Shannon Gardaí seize drugs with street value of €12,000 in Feakle

Gardaí in Shannon have seized drugs with an estimated street value of €12,000 during the planned search of a property at Magherabaun, Feakle yesterday afternoon (Tuesday). The seizure of a number of cannabis plants and...

Miniter’s Grocery Store, Kilrush, celebrates after selling winning €8.3m Lotto ticket

There was great excitement in Kilrush this morning as news broke that last night’s €8.3 million lotto winning ticket was sold in well known local business – Miniter’s Grocery Store, Henry Street. The €24...

Clare County Council shows a €643k surplus for 2013

Clare County Council’s unaudited Annual Financial Statement for 2013 shows that the local authority ended the year with a €643k surplus on a total revenue expenditure of circa €104.4m. Reporting to last evening's final monthly...

Search underway for Clare’s Best Young Entrepreneur – Investment of up to €25,000 available...

The recently launched Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Clare has announced details of a new competition to find Clare’s Best Young Entrepreneur. €50,000 will be invested in the business models of Clare's three winning entrepreneurs...

‘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...

Doggy business at ladies only night

ONE of Europe’s most popular group of male strippers will bare all in aid of an Ennis based animal shelter. The internationally known ‘Chain Gang’ will perform a ladies-only show at the West County...

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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”.
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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,...
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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...