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Clare County Council issues severe weather warning

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THE good people at Clare County Council have issued a storm warning for the entire county in advance of severe weather conditions that are expected during Monday. We already warned of the impending upset Hurricane Ophelia is expected to bring as it approaches Ireland on Monday and County Clare has now been upgraded to a…

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What percentage of Clare people consider themselves Catholic?

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COUNTY Clare has long been a bastion of Catholicism and the latest CSO statistics have confirmed as much. Some 98,363 people living in the Banner County consider themselves to be Roman Catholic, and that’s quite the team! But it’s not all good news for the Catholic Church because we’ve taken a closer look at the…

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To drive, or not to drive, that is the question

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Hurricane Ophelia

Road conditions could be pretty dicey this weekend the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia rolls over the Clare coast. The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the weekend and on Monday, as Met Éireann has warned that storm-force winds, heavy rain, and high sea levels…

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Volunteers walk in the shoes of the blind with Seeking Vision Clare

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Seeking Vision administrator Eithne Killeen and volunteer Noel Mulconroy

SEEKING Vision Clare marked World Sight Day by giving people an understanding of what it’s like to live in the dark. We met Seeking Vision administrator Eithne Killeen and volunteer Noel Mulconroy, who were walking together down O’Connell Street. Noel was blindfolded, carried a walking cane and was also supported by Eithne. “The help beside…

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Clare to Cork in 1hr 15min? M18 motorway funding announcement

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

AN Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD has announced that the M20 Limerick to Cork is moving ahead and to say the least, people are pretty delighted. The announcement by Mr Varadkar in Cork this morning that funding has been secured to commence the planning process and that the project will be included in the 10-year plan…

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Two collisions on Clare roads as the Heavens open this morning

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M18 Galway/Limerick

BE CAREFUL on the roads out there this morning as we have already had two reports of collisions on the M18 Galway/Limerick road. Emergency services attended the scene on the northbound lane before junction 15 Crusheen where a vehicle struck a barrier. According to AA Roadwatch, the crash has now been cleared. Motorists also reported…

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Clare businesswomen converge on Killaloe

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SISTERS were doing it for themselves at the National Women’s Enterprise Day in Killaloe today. Clare, Limerick and Tipperary Local Enterprise Offices (LEO) teamed up to create an event for over 100 aspiring female entrepreneurs and female-led businesses across the region. Clare (LEO) Senior Enterprise Development Officer Linda Earlie said that there are plenty of…

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Extra, Extra! Clare Echo throw launch party ahead of first edition

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WITH just one week to go until the first edition of The Clare Echo hitting shelves across Co Clare, we took a well-earned break from the hard slog to throw a launch party! The Temple Gate Hotel hosted proceedings last night as Clare Echo team were joined by councillors, contributors, family and friends to celebrate…

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Let ratepayers use Market Building, says councillor

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CLARE shoppers could soon be availing of bargains from top Ennis businesses at the new covered market building in Ennis. Fine Gael Councillor Johnny Flynn has asked the market advisory committee to consider letting local rate paying businesses use the space at the weekends to offer their customers products at a discounted rate. ““It’s not…

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