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New political party established by Australian man in Cooraclare

A new political party has been founded by an Australian man living in Cooraclare. David Barrett has started to follow politics extensively since moving to West Clare with his wife Jane last year and this week sees the establishment of The Moderate Party. He explained his financial concerns for Ireland led to the creation of…

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Clare Garda Division faces possible merger

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Fear has been expressed that the Clare Garda Division will merge with Galway as part of a restructuring of the Garda organisation across Ireland. At the beginning of the year, Bellharbour native John Kerin retired as Clare’s Chief Superintendent, concluding forty one year’s service to An Garda Síochána. His position has yet to be filled…

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€6.8 in funding for 5 Clare projects

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*Loop Head Lighthouse. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan €6.8 million in funding has been secured for five Clare rural regeneration and development projects. Loop Head, Lahinch, Doolin, Kilrush and Holy Island were the successful Clare County Council projects that have been granted aid under the €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund (RRDF), a key component of…

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Priests will be next to be breathalysed coming from Mass

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Clare motorists have been urged to take “personal responsibility” to ensure they have no alcohol in their system before going behind the wheel of a car. Monday’s meeting of the Clare Joint Policing committee saw members debate the impact drink driving legislation is having on people living in the county. Cllr Pat Daly asked Superintendent…

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No posters to be used by sitting Ennis councillors

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*Photograph: Eamon Ward Sitting councillors in the Ennis Municipal District have agreed not to put up posters ahead of May’s local elections. At Tuesday’s meeting, Cllr Paul Murphy put forward the proposal asking elected representatives to sign up to a voluntary charter and abstain from using posters in the upcoming campaign. “This has been going…

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RSES highlights ‘demise in vitality of Kilrush town’

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Various challenges facing the town of Kilrush have been highlighted in a draft report by the Southern Regional Assembly. Despite requests by Clare County Council, Kilrush was not included as a key town in a Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES) for the southern region of Ireland. Its omission comes down to the fact that…

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Place in Inter Milan’s Europa League squad for Shannon’s Nolan

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Shannon born Ryan Nolan is in Inter Milan’s matchday squad for their Europa League last 32 clash with Rapid Vienna tonight. Although he featured for the Inter Milan first team in pre-season, the nineteen year old has not made his competitive debut for Luciano Spalletti’s side. His inclusion in the nineteen man squad is positive…

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Assurance given to frightened Turnpike residents & businesses

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*Cllr Pat Daly and Cllr Johnny Flynn with residents at the Turnpike last Friday. Photo by Martin Connolly Turnpike business owners and residents have been reassured a draft proposal which would see the renovation of a green area at Gallows Hill into parking spaces and the introduction of 46 bollards will not happen. Fourteen people…

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Division 1 is realistic aim for Clare says Martin Daly

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*Conall O hAinifein shrugs off the challenge of Cork’s full back Kevin Flahive.       Photograph: Martin Connolly THE microscope rightly falls on Cork this week as pundits examine the Rebel footballers’ downfall after they were thumped at Cusack Park on Sunday. Cork’s collapse seems to be happening in slow motion, not unlike Clare’s rise…

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Gilligan regraded to intermediate ranks for 2019

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*Niall Gilligan in action in the 2017 Clare SHC Final. Photograph: Martin Connolly Forty two year old Niall Gilligan will continue to line out with his club Sixmilebridge in 2019. Corner forward on the Clare senior hurling team that won the county’s third ever All-Ireland championship in 1997, twenty two years on Gilligan has committed…

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Drug problem in West Clare ‘is out of control’

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West Clare communities are being destroyed by heroine users, it was claimed this week. A 19 percent reduction in drug related offences occurred in Clare between December 2008 and 2018. Last year, a total of 318 crimes linked to drugs were reported in the county, which was three less than the year previous. Speaking at…

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