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Newmarket-on-Fergus native, Páraic McMahon is a freelance journalist and broadcaster currently working for numerous national and local publications including The Clare Echo, The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent, The Irish Times, RTÉ, TheJournal.ie, 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

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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Kelly & Chambers selected as Fianna Fáil hit with another retirement

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*Photograph: Eamon Ward Fianna Fáil have been rocked by the retirement of another sitting councillor. Clare’s longest serving local politician, PJ Kelly and former Mayor Bill Chambers were confirmed as the party’s two candidates in the Kilrush Local Electoral Area. Members were left surprised on Friday night when Cllr Tom McNamara announced his retirement from…

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New political party established by Australian man in Cooraclare

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A new political party has been founded by an Australian man living in Cooraclare. David Barrett has started to follow politics extensively since moving to West Clare with his wife Jane last year and this week sees the establishment of The Moderate Party. He explained his financial concerns for Ireland led to the creation of…

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Clare Garda Division faces possible merger

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Fear has been expressed that the Clare Garda Division will merge with Galway as part of a restructuring of the Garda organisation across Ireland. At the beginning of the year, Bellharbour native John Kerin retired as Clare’s Chief Superintendent, concluding forty one year’s service to An Garda Síochána. His position has yet to be filled…

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