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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.

Cancellation of Lisdoonvarna matchmaking festival leaves hit of €2.5m for local economy

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Organisers of the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival have confirmed the festival will not be going ahead this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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Florence proud to be part of frontline efforts during COVID-19

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Household Attendant at Ennis General Hospital Florence Kelly has revealed that living in the “here and now” helped her to cope with the anxiety of working on the front line during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Enforcing no visitors policy an ongoing challenge for hospital staff

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Ward Clerk Marian Reidy has said she found it difficult to enforce the no visitors policy at Ennis General Hospital during the Covid-19 restrictions.

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The Family Store in Kilrush still mulling over coping with demand for school uniforms

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AFTER 32 years in business, Paul and Anita Edson of The Family Store in Kilrush have seen a lot of changes in the town. Easily the biggest change though has come with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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€10,000 telly bingo win in Kilrush

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DID you buy a telly bingo ticket from Supervalu on Frances St, Kilrush for this morning’s draw?

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‘Shop staff deserve State recognition’

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“When we can gather together we intend on having one fantastic night out. It will most likely be in our garden, but we will look forward to that,” says Gala store owner Laurence O’Brien.

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Thunder warning remains in place for Co Clare

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PAUL O’Keeffee captured some incredible footage of the thunder and lightning in West Clare in the early hours of this morning.

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QUIZ: Co Clare random facts 2.0

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QUIZ: Farming in Co Clare

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Test your farming knowledge.

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