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Elaine Tubridy has 164 articles published.

Elaine Tubridy
Elaine has been a member of staff with The Clare Echo since its foundation in October 2017. The paper's first Chief Reporter, the Kilrush woman is now working as a sub-editor in our busy newsroom. In 2015, she graduated from the University of Limerick with a Masters in Journalism. Elaine briefly worked with the RTE Investigations Unit on the Standards in Public Office investigation before returning to Clare to continue her career as a reporter with the Clare People where she spent nine months as the West Clare correspondent and also covered the 2016 General Election and 2016 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

WATCH: ‘Keep looking forward’ – Mícheál’s message to Ennistymon students

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IT’S a bit of an understatement to say that this year is unlike any other we have seen before.

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Michael D contributes to memory book for St Flannan’s class of 2020

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IT SEEMS like worlds away now, but when Leo Varadkar made the announcement that schools were going to close on Friday March 13, little did Leaving Certificate students realise it would be their last day of school.

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The amazing community spirit of Clare Red Cross

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THE Clare branch of the Irish Red Cross have done some incredible work helping communities deal with the Covid-19 crisis.

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WATCH: Ella shaves her head for Irish Cancer Society

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*Tadhg and Ella Fitzpatrick shave their heads for the Irish Cancer Society SIXTEEN year old Ella Fitzpatrick and her dad…

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Fleadh Nua goes global

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LIKE many other events around the county, this year’s Fleadh Nua in Ennis has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

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Gillian to get going for frontline workers at Sláinte & Cahercalla

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*Sláinte an Chláir. Photograph: Paschal Brooks WE DID a double take when we heard that Gillian Davis Dunphy was aiming…

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New community group welcomes Council’s mobility plan

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ENNIS’S newest community group has welcomed Clare County Council’s mobility plan, which sees temporary Covid-19 traffic restrictions put in place.

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SOS offer free wellness webinars to people of Clare

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A LEADING mental health and suicide prevention charity is offering a series of daily live ‘wellness webinars’ to support the…

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WATCH: Outstanding Orla crosses the finish line

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THERE was never any doubt that Orla Platten from Quin would reach her goal of cycling 21km in 21 days, but it has to be said that she did it with style.

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