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More resources needed for female refugees – Crowe

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*Photograph by Gerry Hall Greater resources are needed for female refugees in Ireland, Cllr Cathal Crowe has claimed. Last Wednesday, Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan announced the commencement of the Domestic Violence Act which has created a new offence of coercive control. The act also includes measures to recognise an intimate relationship as…

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Housing protest to march to offices of Clare Fine Gael TDs

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A Housing Day of Action protest takes place this Friday in Ennis. Led by Sinn Féin’s Ennis local election candidate, Donna Deirdre McGettigan, it will coincide with the launch of the party’s national campaign on housing to be launched by MEP, Liadh Ní Riada. Speaking ahead of the protest which will begins at 1pm at…

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Ennis actress Denise Gough lands role in Game Of Thrones prequel

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ENNIS actress Denise Gough has landed a leading role in upcoming prequel series to Game Of Thrones, it has been confirmed. The Olivier-award winning actress, one of 11 children, has built a strong stage profile in recent years while also starring in a number of screen successes such as Poldark (alongside Naomi Watts), The Walking…

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Shannon man causing a shake up in Copenhagen

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A Shannon man living in Denmark since 1981 is to be refused citizenship of his adopted country for refusing to comply with new laws which insist he must shake hands with the Mayor of Copenhagen. Billy O’Shea (61) a translator and writer in Copenhagen in recent months applied to become a citizen of Denmark. The…

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Kirwan seeking ‘entry level job as a political representative’

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There is left-wing voice missing from elected representatives of Clare County Council and Chris Kirwan believes he can be that voice while also speaking up and standing out for the youngest generation of voters. A final year law student at NUIG, Chris is running in the Ennis Municipal District for The Social Democrats as the…

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Radio Kerry board approve offer to purchase Clare FM

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The Board of Radio Kerry has approved an offer to the shareholders of Clare Community Radio Holdings Ltd. to purchase the entire share capital of the company, Clare FM.  It has also made an offer for Clare FM’s controlling interest in Tipp FM. The Board of Clare FM are recommending acceptance of the offer to…

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Hayes & McNamara appointed Cultural Ambassadors

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*Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., with Master musician and founding member of The Gloaming, Martin Hayes. Photograph: MAXWELLPHOTOGRAPHY.IE Five Cultural Ambassadors have been appointed by the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan including Clare’s very own Martin Hayes and Shelley McNamara. Martin, a native of Maghera joins…

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Moneypoint has been out of action for 3 months

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Turbines at Ireland’s largest coal-burning station, Moneypoint have been out of operation for three months. A forced outage at the facility in Kilrush, Co Clare has seen all three coal-filled units out of action and subsequently no electricity generated by coal at the plant since October. The latest EirGrid data highlighted that the grid is…

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Ennis no longer Ireland’s cleanest town

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Ennis has gone from being Ireland’s cleanest town to the twenty second cleanest town in the space of one year.  According to the final litter survey of 2018 by business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL), Ennis is ‘Clean’ but has slipped to 22nd spot in the ranking of 40 town and cities. While almost all…

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Coughlan & Cooney impress as footballers set up McGrath Cup final with Cork

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A dominant performance from the Clare senior footballers saw them advance to the McGrath Cup Final for the second year in a row on Sunday. Clare 1-17 Waterford 1-06 Cork await Clare in the McGrath Cup decider following an eleven point win for Colm Collins’ side over Waterford with twelve different players registering on the…

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