*Cllr Pat McMahon. Photograph: Gary Collins Politics was the never in the plan for Pat McMahon but following the sudden death of … Keep Reading
Elected representatives in the Ennis Municipal District have appealed to the public not to give cash to members of the homeless community and instead hand they food or liquids should they wish to assist them.
*André Hakizimana André Hakizimana has pledged to establish a school of economics and television station in Clare if successful in his bid to be elected to Clare County Council.
Shannon Group plc have diffused calls from elected representatives of the Shannon Municipal District to purchase the site of the Shannon Shamrock Hotel in Bunratty.
*Martin ‘Monty’ Mulqueen and David McCarthy compete for possession. Photograph: Mark Hayes In the clash of Newmarket Celtic’s A vs B side on Friday night, the club and it’s families were split as it’s two adult teams faced off in the Banner Carpets and Flooring Clare Cup Final.
*Cllr Gerry Flynn. Photograph: Eamon Ward An additional candidate running in Shannon Town plus a public backlash from giving his ‘honest opinion’ on The Venue project has Cllr Gerry Flynn braced for a battle in the local elections.
*Trump International Golf Links and Hotel Ireland, Photograph: Arthur Ellis A large Garda presence was visible in Doonbeg on Sunday as Eric Trump paid a visit to Trump International Golf Links and Hotel Ireland.
*Noreen Lynch An interest in politics only developed in the last year for Noreen Lynch and now the sixty one year old has decided to dive head first into local politics by placing her name on the ballot paper for Friday’s election in the Kilrush electoral area.
A Shannon company assisting some of the biggest sporting stars have launched a new product.
*Eimear Consdine. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/INPHO As a full-time secondary school teacher and Irish international, time is certainly of the essence for Eimear Considine, her colleagues have remarked she has “two different lives” and since concentrating on rugby a new chapter began in her action-packed sporting career.
*John McInerney of Clare County Council lowers the Irish flag to half mast. An Irish identity needs to be emphasised across Co Clare with councillors calling for the national flag to be erected at libraries and district offices throughout the county.