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Burren Ecotourism Network pushing for longer visitor stays

*Pictured here at the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience from left are Jarlath O’Dwyer – Burren Ecotourism Network, Siobhan Nolan – Doolin Ferry Company, Joan Hamilton – Doolin2Aran Ferries, Helen Browne – Doolin Cave, Frances Connole – Burren Centre, Kilfenora, Geraldine Enright – Cliffs of Moher, Mark O’Shaughnessy – Cliffs of Moher, Birgitta Curtin –…

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Meet Kossie, Dogs for the Disabled’s newest recruit

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THERE are few greater honours in this world than having a dog named after you, let alone a stability dog. Kilkee adventurer and charity campaigner Dermot Cosgrove was given this very privilege when Dogs for the Disabled called one of their newest recruits “Kossie”. “It’s kind of cool thinking that this pup is going to…

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Car involved in two collisions caught driving on M18

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WE DIDN’T know whether to laugh or cry when we saw this tweet from An Garda Síochána. The Ennis Traffic Corps stopped a car on the M18 motorway earlier. The car is so badly damaged it’s virtually impossible to tell the make and model of the car. Even one of the rear tyres is missing,…

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Storm Eleanor brings orange wind warning to Clare

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CLARE County Council is urging the public to steer clear of coastal areas today as storm Eleanor makes her way to the Banner County. Met Éireann have issued a status orange wind warning, with southwest to west winds of mean speeds 65 to 80 km/h, gusting to 110 to 130 km/h, expected. Storm Eleanor is…

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Kilrush road closed following collision

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EMERGENCY services are attending the scene of a road traffic collision just outside Ennis. The accident occurred 2.5 km from the town on the N68 Ennis/Kilrush road. The road is closed and motorists are requested to use an alternative route. It’s understood a number of people have been injured in the two car collision, which…

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Car robbed at knifepoint in Ennis before crashing in Newmarket

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A MAN who allegedly hijacked a car at knifepoint in Co Clare last night is due to appear in court later today. The man in his 20s was arrested after he crashed the stolen vehicle in Newmarket on Fergus almost 20 kilometres away. The incident happened at around 11.20pm in a housing estate on the…

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Trump International granted permission for coastal works

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Clare County Council has today issued a decision to grant permission for the development of coastal erosion management works at, and adjacent to, Carrowmore Dunes, White Strand, Doughmore Bay and Trump International Golf Links and Hotel, Doonbeg, Co. Clare. As per the provisions of the planning acts, any decision made may be subject to a…

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Aldi granted permission for new Killaloe store

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THERE was another jobs boost for East Clare today as Aldi were granted planning permission for a new store in Killaloe. The international discount food store giant will construct a 10,000 square metres on Abbey Street, Killaloe. The new development will bring more competition to the East Clare town, which already has a Supervalu. “We…

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Our guide to the Winter Solstice in Co Clare

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TOMORROW marks the shortest day of the year and the Winter Solstice will be celebrated all over the country. We here at The Clare Echo feel it should be no different in the Banner county so we have got you covered with our super handy Winter Solstice Guide. You will need to drag yourself out of…

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First ever ATM planned for Doolin

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UNSUSPECTING revelers will no longer have to hitch a lift out of Doolin when they run out of funds, as the village’s first ever ATM is in the pipeline. The planning application has just been lodged with Clare County Council and a decision is not due to be made until the end of January 2018.…

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Munster heroes grant Ben’s birthday wish

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HOW cute is little Ben Reidy in his Munster jersey? Ben Reidy is a very special six year old from Co. Clare who is fighting a terrible life threatening illness. The Share a Dream Foundation, with the help of Ben’s mum, surprised Ben with a visit from his heroes and an epic birthday party. To…

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