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Were you at the West Clare Show? Did you run the Clare 10k? Were you at the Regina House celebrations? Are you on the student council at Ennistymon Vocation School? Did you attend the free...

Big twister takes Clarecastle by storm

CLARE’S first ever tornado struck ground somewhere between Clarecastle and Dromoland on Friday evening. Pictures (above) of the twister were captured by Rachel Fletcher around 7pm on Friday as she travelled southbound on the...

Brave students save woman’s life

THREE Junior Certificate students from Ennis have been hailed as heroines by Clare Civil Defence chief Liam Griffin this week after their quick thinking helped save the life of a woman who got into...

Fears for 20 jobs at Curley’s

THERE are fears for the future of up to 20 jobs in Ennis this week after Galway-based furniture chain Curley’s Interiors ceased trading last Saturday and was placed into receivership. The Ballybrit-headquartered business operated stores...

Banner bestows highest honour

WHEN the serving President of Ireland was accorded the highest honour the county of Clare can bestow, it was a proud family moment for two Clare citizens. John Higgins from Newmarket-on-Fergus and Kathleen Lyons now...

D-Day looms for Roche

THE future of one of Clare’s flagship employers is hanging in the balance this week as workers at the multi-million euro Roche Ireland pharmaceutical plant in Clarecastle await a decision on whether the company...

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