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Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, TheJournal.ie and The42.ie. A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to - paraic@clareecho.ie

Aontú recruits first batch of Clare members

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New political party, Aontú has recruited over twenty five Clare members following its first public meeting in the county. 34 people attended Wednesday’s meeting at Treacy’s West County Hotel, farmers, teachers, business men and women were among the crowd, approximately 15 of those present were retired individuals. Local organisers of the party confirmed to The Clare…

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Roche closure delayed

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*Photograph: Martin Connolly Roche’s closure in Clarecastle has been deferred by approximately three months. In November 2015, Roche Ireland confirmed it was to exit the Co Clare plant after forty one years. A phase-out of production began in July 2016 when the search for a buyer of the site proved to be unsuccessful. September 2019…

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‘Frees drained us’ – Kelly

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*Tony Kelly. Photograph: Martin Connolly In their second defeat of the 2019 Allianz National Hurling League, Clare paid the price for indiscipline and basic mistakes according to Tony Kelly. When it came to wides, Clare had eleven, Cork only seven. But most costly off all was the frees, Cork were awarded 22 over seventy minutes…

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Safety review for M18 junctions

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A safety review of junctions on the M18 has been initiated by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). It comes on the back of a motion from Cllr Pat Hayes at Clare County Council’s December meeting. The Fianna Fáil councillor sought a review of junctions 12, 13 and 14 on the M18 for safety and traffic purposes.…

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Shannon’s best interests require tackling Dublin Airport’s monopoly

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*Photograph: Shauna Kennedy Dublin Airport’s monopoly should be tackled in the best interest of Shannon, the wider region it serves and other regions outside the capital, economists have stated. Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Limerick Stephen Kinsella and Limerick Chamber economist Dr. Catriona Cahill entered the debate on Dublin Airport’s unhealthy dominance…

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McNamara to continue community activism post politics

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*Cllr Tom McNamara. Photograph: Gary Collins Tom McNamara has become the third sitting Fianna Fáil councillior to announce his retirement from politics. At the party’s selection convention for the Kilrush Local Electoral Area (LEA) on Friday, the sixty five year old confirmed he would not be seeking re-election for a third term to Clare County…

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BUMBLEance educates Newmarket-on-Fergus students

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*Photograph; Martin Connolly Students of Scoil Na Maighdine Mhuire in Newmarket-On-Fergus this month stepped on board the BUMBLEance to learn about the work of children’s national ambulance service. The visit forms part of the Clare County Library’s ‘Books and BUMBLEance tour’ which has already visited Scariff, Miltown Malbay and Shannon libraries with children’s writers on…

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Insufficient funds for Gort Rd – Tulla Rd link

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A new road which would link two of Clare’s busiest routes has been put on the backburner due to insufficient funds. In the Draft Ennis and Environs Local Area Plan 2015-2021, close attention was given to infrastructure safeguards for a link between the Tulla Rd and the Gort Rd. At a meeting of the Economic…

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Homeless in Ennis subject to Gardaí surveillance since December

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Homeless individuals that were subject to Garda surveillance “have moved on” from where they were residing in Ennis. Speaking at Monday’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee, Sergeant Kieran Ruane confirmed there hadn’t been an increase in anti-social behaviour in the county town during the month of December. He did note that coverage in local…

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