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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...

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...

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...

Bringing Burren tourism techniques to the world

Over the past decade, the North Clare tourism sector has been at the cutting edge of new developments in Irish tourism. Businesses have come together to plan collectively and embraced some of...

Shannon Heritage crowned Business All-Stars

SHANNON HERITAGE has been awarded the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star accreditation. The prestigious quality mark signifies that the recipient has met the highest standards of service and trust.

Magic Mushrooms

When you’ve lived through eight decades, there is not too much left that will surprise you. West Clare farmer, Chris Sexton, got the surprise of his life last Tuesday, when he came...

12 o’Clock Hills soaring to new heights

According to the Kilkishen-based group, 2018 was another good year for the further development and promotion of the 12 O’Clock Hills facility, which officially got underway in September 2014.

What Lies Beneath

Turloughs have for hundreds of year mystified and confused the people of the Burren. These disappearing lakes exist in their own unique habitat, a place that, when flooded, still holds mysteries for...
The Catfish Blues Orchestra

‘It is all about the music at the end of day’

FROM its modest beginnings in Sixmilebridge twenty years ago to an internationally renowned annual event, Shannonside Music Festival is set to once again shake off the winter blues.  Music...