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It’s a long, long way from Clare to Mars

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EDEN crops grown in LIT.

PLANTS cultivated by Killaloe scientist Dr Tracey Larkin and her team at the LIT CELLS research group are destined for life on Mars after a stint in Antartica. They will arrive in Antartica in the coming weeks to be tested in extreme temperatures that replicate those of the red planet. A state-of-the-art plant cultivation facility…

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to visit Shannon

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

EVER wanted to meet our Taoiseach, but didn’t have the opportunity? Well now is your chance, as the man himself is set to host a lunch with the Shannon Chamber of Commerce next weekend. The Chamber are taking bookings for those who want to attend the event, so don’t delay. Speaking ahead of his visit…

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Clare Christmas drink driving figures up on last year

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THE amount of motorists caught for drink driving over the Christmas period is up from the same period last year. Clare Chief Superintendent John Kerin confirmed that a total of 12 people were arrested for drink driving related offences over the festive season. The arrests were carried out between Wednesday December 20, 2017 and Friday,…

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Two fatal work related accidents in Co Clare last year

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THERE were two work related fatal accidents in Co Clare last year, which is a slight rise from 2016 figures. Both fatal incidents were in the agriculture sector, while 2016 saw one work related fatal accident with the tragic loss of Coastguard Caitriona Lucas. There were 24 work-related fatalities in the Ireland’s agricultural sector in…

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Applegreen slash fuel prices until tomorrow evening

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Applegreen, Ennis

WE ARE all feeling the January pinch, as both our waistbands and our wallets are feeling more than just a little bit tight after the Christmas splurges. The fine people over at Applegreen have your back though, as they have slashed their fuel prices in order to ease the pressure on your pockets. The promotion…

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Ain’t no party like a Marty party

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Marty Morrissey and his partner Ksenia Pic: RTE

Beloved Clare legend Marty Morrissey dazzled the judges with his moves in the first episode of the new series of Dancing with the Stars last night. Marty, who was favourite to win before the competition even started, was last to step out on stage with his professional dance partner Ksenia. He wowed the crowd and…

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Clare bury Cork to reach Munster Senior League Final

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Niall deasy bursts past Richard Cahalane and Eoin Cadogan Photo: Martin Connolly

Match report: James Mulvihill Full time score: Clare 4-17 Cork 0-18 Clare advanced to the Munster Senior League Final with a game to spare after a comfortable victory over an experimental Cork team in Cusack Park. The management team of Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor will be pleased with the performance of the team given…

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Aoibhín’s Top 5: Healthy Bites in Clare

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Randaddy's Lahinch

THE New Year is all about fresh starts and working off the inevitable extra few pounds after the (deserved) Christmas blowout. It can be difficult to stay on track while there are selection boxes and biscuits lurking in the cupboard and at this stage the cravings have started in a major way. But there are…

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Throwback Thursday: Martial Law declared in Co Clare

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Martial Law declared in Co Clare Pic: Adams

WITH the centenary anniversary of the War of Independence just around the corner, it’s hardly surprising that on this day in 1921, martial law came into effect in Co Clare. According to various historical sources, Ennis was a hotbed for black and tan activity and British soldiers were a common sight on the streets. Ninety-seven…

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s my Christmas tree!

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Garry O'Growney, Kilfenora competing in the Irish Christmas Tree Throwing Championships at Tim Smyth park, Ennis. Photograph by Eamon Ward

EVER fancied yourself as a world record breaker? Now is your chance as Active Ennis are inviting members of the public to break the Guinness World Record for throwing Christmas trees. Bring your Christmas tree to Tim Smyth Park on Sunday, January 7 from 1pm to 3.00pm for the annual Irish International Christmas Tree Throwing…

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