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Murphy will look back on year as Mayor with ‘fond memories’

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As he let go of the mayoral chains of Ennis, Cllr Paul Murphy reflected on the “fond memories” from his twelve months in the role and is now “looking forward” to regaining his seat away from the top table in the Council Chamber. “From the off it was all very exciting. Last August we had…

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New classroom on the way for Ogonnelloe N.S.

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One of east Clare’s fastest growing schools has been given the go-ahead for the construction of a new mainstream classroom, including en-suite toilets and a separate WC facility for assisted users. Ogonnelloe National School has been given the green light from Department of Education and Skills to proceed with an extension. Built in 1995, the…

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Council CEO has “lead cufflinks around his ankles” claims Kelly

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“1,000 families are being denied a basic right” in Clare because of the lack of provision of “adequate finance” under the Local Improvement Scheme (L.I.S.) in the county according to Cllr PJ Kelly. In a motion put forward for the June meeting of Clare County Council, Kelly asked “That the Government be requested to provide…

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Public meeting to hear community’s concerns about Ashline site

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A public consultation meeting will take on board “the concerns of the community” on Tuesday evening ahead of a proposed development at Ashline, Kilrush Rd in Ennis. Elected members of the Ennis Municipal District were briefed last week about the planned development. The Council recently acquired 0.683 zoned residential and low density residential from the…

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Buskers & beggars causing headaches in Ennis

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Buskers and beggars are causing interference and disruption to the trade in Clare’s county town, it was claimed this week. Traffic wardens have the authority to deal with buskers that break Council bye-laws which state they cannot use amplification when performing in the streets of Clare. This emerged at the June meeting of the Ennis…

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Harty critical of decision to reject Kilrush Rd development

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Dr. Michael Harty has criticised An Bord Pleanála’s decision to reject planning permission for a supermarket, neighbourhood and medical centre on the Kilrush Rd in Ennis. As first reported by The Clare Echo at the beginning of June, plans for a supermarket with a licensed alcohol sales area, eight number neighbourhood centre retail units, medical…

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All roads lead to Thurles for Munster Final

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Semple Stadium has been confirmed as the venue for the Munster hurling final. All roads will lead to Thurles on July 1st as Clare and Cork compete in a repeat of the 2017 final. In the new look Munster championship, Cork finished top of the table ahead of Clare on scoring difference with Limerick advancing…

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‘Ennis on the cusp of huge things’ says new Mayor

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Clare Colleran Molloy was unanimously elected as the Mayor of Ennis at the AGM of the Ennis Municipal District. She was proposed for the post by Cllr Pat Daly and seconded by Cllr James Breen. The Quin native succeeds Cllr Paul Murphy as Mayor and he has been elected to the position of Deputy Mayor.…

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Clare deserving of place in Munster Final

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Sunday’s defeat to Clare was the first time Limerick lost a seventy minute match this year. Like his Limerick players, manager John Kiely was visibly disappointed following their eleven point loss. In his view, there can be no arguments with the teams that qualified for the Munster Final. “All credit to Clare they found energy…

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NFL star plays Lahinch & Dromoland

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Some of the biggest names in the golfing world such as Jordan Speith and Tiger Woods are tipped to play in the Irish Open at Lahinch next year but over the weekend a leading light from another sport was on the course. J.J. Watt is a defensive end for the Houston Texans. In 2014, Watt…

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