Do or die for Clare

IT’S not a case of win or bust for Clare on Saturday at the County Grounds, but certainly defeat will spell the end of the county’s hopes of still being in the Oscar Traynor...

McDonagh vs O’Driscoll

  THE Clare County Board is now bracing itself for a contest for the top job in Clare GAA for the first time in nearly ten years, after last Friday’s closing date from nominations ahead...

Bishop asked to mediate in school dispute

  THE Bishop of Killaloe has been asked to intervene after a “septic relationship” developed between some parents and the principal of a small West Clare primary school. Dr Kieran O’Reilly has been asked to...

Shannon prepares for lift off

THERE is growing speculation that Ryanair will shortly announce a major investment in Shannon Airport in the coming months, bringing with them well over a million new passengers annually to the airport. The company’s decision...

Burglaries in Clare reaching epidemic proportions

BURLGARIES of homes and businesses in Clare have reached “epidemic proportions”, a court has heard. Judge Patrick Durcan made the comment at Ennis District Court last week as he sentenced a 21-year-old man to 12...

Controversial ‘D’ plate proposal rejected out of hand

A PROPOSAL to ask the Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar, to introduce new ‘D’ plates for any driver convicted of drunk-driving for a second time was rejected at last night’s meeting of Clare County...

Hurley maker in a dash for ash

A SHORTAGE of hurleys could be just three months away as the effects of ash dieback disease threaten to throw the national past-time into a state of crisis. Clare’s leading hurley-maker, John Torpey, yesterday likened...

Refuge feels pressure from budget cuts

MORE than 200 women and their children could not be accommodated by Clare’s women’s refuge so far this year, as cuts to the budget and an increase in the number seeking refuge from domestic...

Ryanair in Shannon Airport is a must

AVIATION Entreprenuer Domhnal Slattery used the opportunity of speaking to a Clare business audience at the launch of the Ennis App last Wednesday evening to outline his thoughts on the future of Shannon Airport. The...

Traveller – ‘complaints are racist’

A TRAVELLER resident in an Ennis estate has hit back at what he says is racism at work, in relation to a front page story in last week’s Clare People. The man spoke to The...

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