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Ennis entrepreneur eyes Ministerial role in native Congo

*Photograph: Martin Connolly An Ennis entrepreneur may soon be in a ministerial position in the Republic of Congo. Patrick Kwara who is the owner of Unite Translation based in Roslevan will await the result of the upcoming Presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo eagerly as it could transpire with him receiving a…

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Aoibhín Garrihy’s: Top Five Halloween Hide Outs in Clare

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1. Ollie’s Ghost Tour Take a jaunt back in time with tour guide Ollie Gleeson, as he creates a fun Halloween themed walking tour for children through Parnell Street and it’s spooktacular bow-ways and lanes to hear all about the characters that walked the streets before us on Saturday 27th October. Parnell Street’s eery backdrop…

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Jodie Finlay: TOP SECRETS FOR DIY SPECIAL FX MAKE-UP

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HALLOWEEN costumes can cost a lot of money. I have a few DIY make-up looks that won’t break the bank and might replace or put the finishing touch to your costume. You may only need a very old plain outfit with a dash of blood to complete your look. Maybe you haven’t had time to…

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Smithstown want female applicants

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SMITHSTOWN Auto Repairs in Shannon are encouraging females to apply for the position of apprentice mechanic. Speaking to The Clare Echo, director Ian Bolger insisted the lack of working female mechanics was a loss to the industry and he hopes to actively buck that trend. Smithstown Autos have a thriving trade and Ian says that…

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Darach Honan: Six talking points from Budget 2019

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BUDGET 2019 was predicted to be the budget that would finally relieve the “squeezed middle”. However, Budget 2019 spread the butter thinly and evenly. The average person will come home with €5 more a week in their pocket, just like last year. Was this a palatable budget, sure, did it specifically target the squeezed middle,…

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Eoin Neylon: FF’s Crowe addition will ruffle feathers

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THERE really is never a dull moment in politics in Clare. Monday evening saw the announcement by Fianna Fáil that Cllr Cathal Crowe and Constituency Executive Secretary, Rita McInerney have been added to the General Election ticket, bringing their number of Clare candidates to three following the withdrawal of John Hillery. Having originally stated that…

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Darach Honan – Expectation is the root of all heartache – but what of Budget 2019?

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IT’S that time of year again! On Tuesday, October 9 Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe will finally reveal what Budget 2019 has in store. A decade ago, in the height of the recession, budget day was a day of dread, a day where we queued in petrol stations to fill our cars to the brim and…

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How to nail a great look

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AS A beauty therapist I am often asked the difference between gel polish and gel nails. Clients get confused by the different systems and who is to blame. The names are so similar. Here are some differences. I only do gel polish in my own salon hence I have a lot more information on it.…

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Aoibhín’s Top Five: Mother and Baby Activities in Clare

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1. Baby Massage and Reflexology: Learning the power of positive, loving touch with your baby is a unique bonding experience. Parents will gain skills to help digestion, boost immune system, soothe and comfort your baby. Classes are held at Clare Holistic Centre and are a gorgeous way to spend a couple of hours with your…

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Spray Tans Versus Sun Beds

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After our surprisingly warm summer this year many of us may not need extra tan just yet but as we begin to fade its important to know the pros and cons of sunbeds vs spray tans before deciding which tanning method is for you. A 10-15 minute spray tan or an even quicker snooze under…

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