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Tea-rific Mick Flannery performance causes a stir in Shannon

IT was a packed house in Hope Cafe in Shannon as fans turned out in force to watch world renowned singer-songwriter Mick Flannery take to the stage. The Cuppa Tea TV...

Killaloe filmmaker reeling in success

AN aspiring young Killaloe filmmaker is set to represent the Banner County at the prestigious annual Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year competition. 17-year-old Oisin McKeogh is amongst the...

Gearing up to give back – Sixmilebridge mother remembered during charity cycle

SHE was a loving and devoted mother to her two beloved children, Louis and Evie, a wonderful wife to her dedicated husband Jack as well as a loyal life-long friend to many.

Billowing in the bluegrass

NEWLY-FORMED Quin-based rootsy band Spancil Hillbillys have quickly built up a reputation for their unique combination of music genres and lively performances. The four-piece feel good band have been combining their real...

Mental health awareness on the brain in Tulla

COFFEE, tea, cakes and advice will be a plenty when the sixth annual Tulla mental health awareness day gets underway next week. The charity coffee day is designed to...

Community spirit alive and well in Shannon

THERE was certainly a summer feeling in Shannon as the town’s first ever fun day got underway on May Bank Holiday Monday at the sun-drenched scenic Shannon Point.  What started out...

Cuppa Tea causing a stir as Luka Bloom comes to Shannon

A HISTORIC gig featuring renowned singer-songwriter Luka Bloom has helped kick-start the creation of an unique music scene in Shannon.  The innovative initiative ‘Cuppa Tea TV’ is the brainchild of Shannon native...
Bishop Fintan Monahan

Taking a mid-January rain-check on our New Year Resolutions

At this point in the middle of January it may be the case that our new year resolutions have receded into the mists of time or perhaps not. It is hard to...

East Clare students take part in model EU council debate

TWO East Clare secondary schools recently participated in a model European Union council debate in Dublin Castle which was organised by the European Commission and European Parliament offices in Ireland.

Ennistymon debut for emerging Kilnaboy artist

Emerging North Clare artist, Sadhbh Gaston, will unveil her very first solo exhibition at the Courthouse Gallery in Ennistymon later this week.  The Kilnaboy artist will display a series...