Acclaimed writers and literary lovers are heading to Doolin for a three-day festival this weekend.
*Cllr Ian Lynch with his wife Irene and son Reuben at the LE19 count. Photograph: Martin Connolly Getting to spend time with his children during their formative years has prompted Cllr Ian Lynch (IND) not to contest the General Election.
A massive challenge lies ahead of Scariff/Ogonnelloe this weekend as they face Derry super-club Slaughtneil but an even greater prize is in their path should they overcome the All-Ireland champions.
Feasibility studies are to be carried out for the provision of nice tourism products and an annual festival in Co Clare.
One Clare location has become the first and only hotel in the country to generate power from its own hydroelectricity plant.
Ryanair are to increase the frequency of their Shannon Airport to Manchester service.
*Photograph: Tulla Tidy Towns A planned delivery of 22 social housing units in Tulla is facing a potential delay.
*Fearghal Lawlor. Photograph: Joe Buckley What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, three shuddering blows at different phases of his life certainly shook Fearghal Lawlor to the core but made him the man that he is today.
*Rachael Leahy & Paul MacNamara. Photograph: Arthur Ellis Shannon Group has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer and Head of Legal.
*Tim Smythe Park. Photograph: Clare County Council Clare is in line to be trialled as a pilot in an audit of facilities to be carried out by Sport Ireland.