19.2 percent of primary school children in Clare are being taught in classes with thirty or more pupils.
*Colm and Breeda McLoughlin. Colm McLoughlin has been honoured at the annual aviation industry awards.
“A change in policy and mindset” is needed to lead to a greater use of Shannon Airport which one elected representative of Clare County Council felt has been “completely abandoned”.
*Moneypoint. Photograph: Páraic McMahon Despite the looming loss of over 100 jobs at Moneypoint, there is hope for the site of the power plant with one West Clare elected representative maintaining it has the potential to become “the Silicon Valley for renewables”.
*Clare captain Laurie Ryan. Photograph: David Dillon Clare’s intermediate ladies football have got their season back on track with a ten point win over Laois securing their place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals.
*Pictured at O’Brien’s Tower is Leonard Cleary, Director of Rural Development, Clare County Council; Bobby Kerr, Chair of Cliffs of Moher Ltd.; and Geraldine Enright, Director of the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience. Photograph by Eamon Ward One of County Clare’s earliest known purpose-built tourist facilities has been fully restored and reopened to the public…
Potential purchasers of the site previously known as the Shannon Shamrock Hotel have been put off by associated archaeological work believed to be in the region of €2m.
Shannon’s Emma Austin has been crowned as the 2019 Miss Clare with Katie Woods named as Miss BeLimitless.
*Laura Twomey gets past Chloe Morey & Eimear Kelly. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s involvement in the 2019 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship has concluded following Saturday’s draw with Dublin.
*Colm O’Meara & Conner Hegarty in action for Clare. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s minor hurlers have been knocked out at the quarter-final stage of the All-Ireland championship. Galway 1-24 Clare 1-22 Venue: O’Moore Park, Portlaoise