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Cian O Broin

Cian O Broin has 26 articles published.

Cian O Broin
An avid reader from a young age, Cian’s love of the archives has been shared by Clare Echo readers who enjoy his Reeling in The Years section. Charles Dickens, Terry Pratchett and Michael Crichton were his favourites writers in his younger years while he was always a fan of studying the opinion columns in The Irish Independent. A past pupil of Lissycasey National School and St Flannan’s College, he is currently completing his final year studies at the University of Limerick in New Media and English. From September, he will be commencing a Masters Degree in Journalism at UL.

Clare Bus waiting to hear from NTA before applying for tender

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Clare Bus has yet to apply for the tender of nine local routes with the future of the East Clare transport provider still uncertain.

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Newmarket-on-Fergus groups going the extra 500 miles this weekend

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Staying apart but coming together is the slogan of a Newmarket-on-Fergus fundraiser that takes place over the June Bank Holiday weekend.

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GREEN CLARE: Sixmilebridge polytunnel coming to life

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Although schools are currently closed across the country, one Clare school is ensuring their garden is being well maintained.

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Red Hugh O’Donnell led raids of Co Clare in 1599 & 1600

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Red Hugh O’Donnell has been back in the national headlines this week but in 1599 and 1600 he led a raid of Co Clare.

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Scattery Island one of sixty islands surrounding Ireland no longer inhabited

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Remnants of the last remaining inhabitants of Scattery Island last to this day, 32 years after their departure.

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Cloughleigh school was one of the first to join the web

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Internet access is common place nowadays but that wasn’t always the way with a Cloughleigh school one of the first…

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A close call for Ballyvaughan

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*Ballyvaughan Pier. Photograph: Lawrence Collection / National Library of Ireland Nineteen years ago, Ballyvaughan was fortunate that a French fishing…

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Clare banned property outsiders in 1999

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A new trend in the private property market emerged in 1999 which saw prices forced up and the staving off…

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GREEN CLARE: Tackling gum litter in Ennis

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An Ennis group is among one of only four in the country to tackle gum litter recycling.

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Charting the early sightings of dolphins in the Shannon Estuary

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One of the earliest research trips examining the activity of dolphins in the Shannon Estuary took place in 1993.

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