*The wind farm is located on a 750 hectare site. AN BORD PLEANÁLA has given the green light to Coillte for contentious plans for a large scale 19 turbine wind farm in east Clare that will have the capacity to power 66,500 homes annually.
*An artwork design of the proposed health facility. An ex-principal of St Flannan’s College in Ennis has emerged as one of a number of objectors to new plans for a €25m elderly care unit on diocesan owned lands at the college.
*The sitting took place at Kilrush District Court on Tuesday. A 38-year old father of four has told the State that he is to plead guilty to wilfully assaulting and ill-treating his three year old son in an incident last year.
*The incident took place at Ennis Mart last August. A FARMER son of Euromillions winner, Dolores McNamara is to “fully contest” assault and breach of the peace charges arising from an alleged incident at Ennis Mart in August of last year.
*Holy Island is among the locations where the counts of indecent assault are alleged to have occurred. A 79 year old man charged with the indecent assault of four boys over a five year period at locations in Clare and Limerick told a judge that his hearing is not poor.
*The District Court sitting took place on Wednesday. A VIDEOED flashpoint in a siblings’ row over land in east Clare “was a very bad production – nearly as bad at Flatley’s Blackbird’, a court has heard.
*Kirsty Donnellan at the grave of her daughter Scarlett which was desecrated. Photograph: Eamon Ward A WOMAN who stole from and desecrated graves in County Clare “hasn’t shown one ounce of empathy for the consequences of her behaviour”.