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Residents of Ennis housing estate to cut household bills with sustainability plan

The residents of An Sean Dún Estate in Ennis turned out in force yesterday evening (Tuesday) to officially launch a sustainability pack for all households in the estate. The eco-friendly initiative has been developed by...

Displacement in a Divided Community – Reality of ‘Troubles’ showcased

VIOLENCE and fear were the norm for Anne Stewart and her fellow Catholics whilst growing up in the mainly loyalist area of Newtownabbey in north Belfast. Having moved to Shannon in 1973...

Election Junkie: ‘We did it Dick’

From the contests at the chapel gates to one result from a fight that echoed around the world, broadcaster and media consultant Caimin Jones has seen General Elections in many different guises. Here he...

MHC: O’Donnell is ready to rumble

JUST days out from a Munster championship semi-final and Shane O’Donnell is raring to go. The man who etched himself into the history books as a teenager four short years ago on an immortal...

The Clare People Investigates – Ennis Acute Psychiatric Unit

THIS week The Clare People takes an unprecedented look inside Clare’s hospital for people with serious mental health difficulties - the Acute Psychiatric Unit in Ennis. Following a nine month Special Investigation a number of...

Clare Athletics Association Juvenile Track and Field Championships – Lees Road

The Clare Athletics Association Juvenile Track and Field Championships - Lees Road. Results Girls U/8 60m 1 Aishling Crowe St Marys 2 Clara Miniter St Marys 3 Emer Burke Marian 80m 1 Aishling Crowe St Marys 2 Aoife Lillis Kilmihil 3...

Trump happy with wind farm decision

THE Trump Organisation has praised the work of Clare County Council who last week rejected a wind farm just south of Doonbeg village, for the second time. The international company said its objection also sent...

Munster Junior Football Final Preview: David Neenan looks to slay Goliath

David Neenan has a dual role with Coolmeen as they face into Sunday’s Munster final — he’s a veteran player with well over 20 years experience, but he’s also the club chairman on what...

Clare environmental campaigners undergo protest training ahead of possible Trump visit

Hundreds of environmental campaigners across Ireland have undergone professional training in protest tactics and direct action training - up to and including how to be arrested while protesting - in recent months. Two...

Coastguard lives being put at risk

The lives of Clare coastguard volunteers are being put at risk by individuals entering the water during stormy conditions and using inadequate equipment. An elderly fisherman was rescued attempting to row through six metre high...