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Stuart Holly is the editor and co-founder of The Clare Echo. A native of Ennis, Stuart studied at St Flannan's College before obtaining a journalism degree in Dublin. After interning at The Evening Herald, he landed his first job with The Irish Daily Mail, Stuart worked in newspaper production with the Independent Group and in Auckland, New Zealand before a lengthy spell as a pun-spewing sub-editor at the Irish Daily Star. In 2015, Stuart returned to The Banner County where he took up employment as a news reporter with The Clare People.

‘Resilience’ of standard bearer Patrick Bourke shines with online shop in the offing

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SEVEN Clare retailers have been approved for Government grants to develop their stores online, as retail consumers have moved en-mass to internet shopping in recent months. And among the successful applicants is Patrick Bourke’s Menswear – who have vowed that in the case of a second wave of Covid-19 they will be prepared to continue trading online.

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‘We missed our customers terribly’ – Henry’s Bistro embrace heart-warming reopening

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HENRY’S Bistro & Wine Bar reopened last Friday in what was a highly anticipated return for food lovers in the Ennis area.

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Bridget Haren cutting into work on three month waiting list

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BRIDGET Haren Hair Salon welcomed its first lucky clients last week who were front of the line for a coveted appointment.

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‘We were very fortunate at Ennis Hospital’ says consultant physician

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CONSULTANT Physician at Ennis Hospital Tom Peirce says that “we were very fortunate at Ennis Hospital” in the overall context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Working as doctor with three children at home added to stress

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A WOMAN who began life as a doctor in Ireland just two months before the first case of Covid-19 was diagnosed in the country says working in Ennis Hospital in the midst of a global pandemic has created added stress due her having a young family at home.

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‘Time to come out and enjoy yourself’ – Knox’s Bar & Storehouse ready to reopen

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Knoxs Bar and Storehouse Restaurant

HUNDREDS of thousands – possibly millions – of locals and tourists have crossed the threshold of Alexander Knox’s in Ennis since it was first established in 1864.

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LCETB launch Ireland’s first bicycle engineering traineeship

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With renewed interest and increased growth in bicycle usage driven in part by the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board in co-operation with the Mid West Regional Skills Forum has just launched Ireland’s first Bicycle Engineering Traineeship.

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Three generations of Collins family bring customer service to fore

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Collins Jewellers Ennis

A ‘BLACK swan’ event is described as a set of circumstances so surprising and unlikely that businesses can’t factor them into forward planning. With the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic came a black swan that has impacted on every industry in this county, and indeed on a global scale.

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Club Dangan bounce back with cut prices

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Liam Meaney

WITH the retail sector up and running for its second week, clothes retailers are welcoming shoppers who in need of…

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Relay for Life Ennis not giving up

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Events this summer are cancelled across the globe, but Relay for Life Ennis is keeping their promise not to give up until Cancer does.

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