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Martin Daly GAA ANALYSIS: Miltown are our Donegal

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Football analyst Martin Daly says that Ennistymon understand the true meaning of teamwork – but when Miltown get going they’re untouchable St Joseph’s Miltown 1-15 Cratloe 1-8 Clare SFC semi-final At Cusack Park, Sunday MOST club teams play the same way these days – the Donegal copybook of trying to play football. Bring everyone behind…

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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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Joe Carey backs under-fire Fine Gael colleague Pat Breen

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FINE GAEL TD Joe Carey has backed his under-pressure Clare colleague Minister of State Pat Breen following the fall-out from resigned Minister Denis Naughten’s meeting with David McCourt, the key bidder in the broadband procurement process. In a statement to The Clare Echo, Mr Carey said, “Minister of State Pat Breen has my full support…

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€430,000 on Clare-owned table from Armada shipwreck

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By Páraic McMahon A TABLE constructed in part from the wood from the wreck of a Spanish Armada ship from 1588 sold for €360,000 at Adams Auction on Tuesday. When the buyer’s commission of 20 percent along with VAT were included, the total cost for the successful bidder was over €430,000. Its guide price prior…

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Almost €1000 in prizes to celebrate Clare Echo’s 1st birthday

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THE Clare Echo turns one this week and to celebrate, we are giving away almost €1,000 in prizes to our faithful readers. The very first edition of The Clare Echo arrived in houses and shops across Clare on October 19, 2017. Some 51 editions later this Thursday October 18, the multimedia publication will deliver its…

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‘Live stream Clare council meetings’ says Crowe

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FIANNA Fáil general election candidate Cllr Cathal Crowe has called for all Clare County Council meetings to be live video streamed. Cllr Crowe has written to Pat Dowling, Chief Executive of Clare County Council asking that his proposal be actioned on. “It’s time that Clare County Council follow the lead taken by other Councils and…

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Public ideas wanted to tackle illegal dumping in Clare

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Fly-tipping, littering, illegal dumping. Whatever you want to call it, it’s becoming a growing issue in Clare. It’s time residents speak out to stop littering. According to the Clare County Council recent management report, there are currently 197 active environmental complaints, and there were 3 large-scale illegal dumping incidents in Ennis during September but yet…

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Clare man leads crusade to develop 360k Shannon Greenway

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One Clare man is leading the crusade to see a 360km Shannon Greenway developed that would benefit towns and villages along Ireland’s biggest river. East Clare tourism promoter, Eoin O’Hagan this March pitched the idea of The Shannon Greenway to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Ministers Helen McEntee and Josepha Madigan. Both the Taoiseach and Tánaiste liked…

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Ennis’s Ethan Coughlan called up to Ireland u18 rugby squad

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photo courtesy Ennis Rugby Club ENNIS Rugby Club have added another international player tot their resumé with the announcement that Ethan Coughlan has been called up to the Irish U18 Club squad.  Ethan will join up with the rest of the squad in camp in King’s Hospital for a week on the 29th of October…

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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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