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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

More strikes would break health service Junior Minister claims

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A Clare TD has claimed more strike action by nurses and midwives in Ireland would “break the health service”. Speaking at a Fine Gael selection convention in Kilrush, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen confirmed a sit down between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation…

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Sixmilebridge’s Great Padini set for Ireland’s Got Talent stage

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Sixmilebridge magician, Paddy Ward will show age is only a number when he appears on Ireland’s Got Talent this Saturday. 84 year old Paddy has picked up every single magic award there is to be got in Ireland, for five years running he won the International Brotherhood of Magician Ring 85 Shield as Ireland’s Top…

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Away trip to Armagh for Clare footballers

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Clare will travel to Armagh in Round Three of the qualifiers as part of the All-Ireland SFC. After edging past Offaly by two points on Sunday, Colm Collins’ must now travel to the Athletic Grounds in Armagh to take on the Kieran McGeeney managed side. Armagh recorded a six point win over Sligo on Saturday.…

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Clare’s love of flowers to blossom

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Ennis’ reward for being Ireland’s Cleanest Town will see the installation of a new sculpture in the heart of the town. Produced by Kilkee Forge, Bláth na hInse is a giant yellow iris which will reach 3.25m in height and will be unveiled in Abbey St car park in October of this year. Ennis was…

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Fitzpatrick & Kirby nominated for Chair of CDSL

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There will be a contest for the post of Chairman in the Clare District Soccer League at Monday’s AGM. Current chairman, Oliver Fitzpatrick has been nominated by eleven clubs while Shannon Olympic, Lifford and Shannon Hibs have put forward Fixtures Secretary Donal Kirby for the position. Kirby is not seeking re-election to his present role…

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Clare edge past Offaly

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Clare have overcome the challenge of a stern Offaly in Round 2 of the All-Ireland SFC qualifier series. Clare 1-18 Offaly 2-14 Venue: O’Connor Park, Tullamore A late Kevin Hartnett insurance point sealed the win for Clare, it was fitting given the effort the Meelick man has gone through to make himself available to wear…

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Leaving Cert students encouraged to apply for Empowerment bursary

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Ennis Labour activist Seamus Ryan is encouraging Leaving Certificate students to apply for the Party’s Richard O’Carroll Empowerment Bursary. Worth €2,000 the bursary is aimed at students who have recently done or are doing the Leaving Certificate and have attended a Deis School. The bursary is named in memory of the leader of the Labour…

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Investing in Mid-West will rebalance the country

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An investment in infrastructure is needed in the Mid-West to rebalance the country. President of Shannon Chamber, Mary Considine outlined these views when addressing the chamber’s summer lunch at Dromoland Castle where Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy T.D. was the keynote speaker. Considine noted that strong foundations for growth are evident…

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Clare community sending 40ft container to Tanzania

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A West Clare community is putting together a 40ft container full to the brim of donations to assist a parish in Tanzania. Fr. David Mlemeta works in the parish of Chikopelo which is 500km from the Tanzanian capital city of Dodoma. A visit to Lough Derg in Donegal seven years ago was followed by a…

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Kerry cruise past Clare in minor final

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Kerry collected their forty seventh Munster minor football championship at the expense of Clare. Kerry 3-21 Clare 1-07 Venue: Páirc Uí Chaoimh There was a considerable difference between the sides as Kerry claimed their sixth Munster minor title in a row. With twenty seven minutes gone in this final, all six of Kerry’s forwards plus…

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