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Caitriona loses her life in search for missing man

Caitriona loses her life in search for missing man

Monday was a black day for the Banner County with the awful news that volunteer coast guard Caitriona Lucas had tragically lost her life during the search for a missing Lissycasey man when the rigid inflatable boat she was crewing capsized in challenging conditions.
    Caitriona, a 41-year-old mother of two, and a member of the Doolin Coast Guard, had bravely answered the... (Read More)

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Shannon Festival a resounding success!

Shannon Festival a resounding success!

Harty opposes EC ruling and slams Apple for not paying its fair share of taxes

Harty opposes EC ruling and slams Apple for not paying its fair share of taxes

Shannon Festival 2016 was a resounding success with many thousands attending events right throughout a very busy weekend. Bob Dylan’s ‘Shelter from the Storm’ could have been the theme song for Friday afternoon when heavy rain fo... (Read More)

Dáil Éireann decided by a 93-36 majority to appeal the European Commission’s ruling that Ireland should collect €13 billion in back taxes from Apple. In its determination, the EC claimed Apple had received favourable tax t... (Read More)

Carey welcomes recreation funds

Shannon’s looped walks will be upgraded and a new walking trail developed on the Loop Head peninsula from an allocation of more than €400,000 for rural reaction schemes that will benefit five Clare projects according to Fine Gael TD Joe Carey.
    Deputy Carey has welcomed the fact that C... (Read More)

Keating wants scheme for disabled shoppers

Fine Gael councillor Gabriel Keating is calling on Clare County Council to back his call for a Shopping Mobility Scheme that could potentially transform the lives of persons with limited mobility while providing a boost for town centre businesses. 
    On Monday, Cllr Keating will table a motio... (Read More)

Hayes calls for funding increase for vulnerable

Inadequate provision of housing aids for the elderly people and mobility grants are forcing some Clare people to spend longer in hospital and causing stress to family members.
    That’s according to Dermot Hayes, a member of Clare County Council’s Planning & Housing SPC, who was app... (Read More)

Shannon among tops of the towns in anti-litter league

Shannon is ranked among Ireland’s cleanest towns in this year’s league table published by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL). Now in 6th position, Shannon hadn’t featured among the top 40 towns and villages going back to 2012. Ennis was listed in 14th place.
    IBAL contends tha... (Read More)

Now is the time to plan for ageing demographic

With Ireland’s ageing population expected to reach one million people aged 65 and over by 2031, Social Justice Ireland is calling on the Government to start planning for this major demographic change.
    The number of pensioners in the country is expected to increase by 86.4% with 136,000 age... (Read More)


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Bricky aims for global success with his BackBaller muscle massage product

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Hank's family & friends donate 5,100 euro to KBRT

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Cannonball hits Bunratty

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Clarecare's annual church gate collection helps sustain vital community services

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Clare Sports News
Wolfe Tones' knock out the champions

Wolfe Tones' knock out the champions

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