*UAE tour operators in Killaloe, with Siobhan Naughton, Tourism Ireland (fifth left) and Peter McMahon, Fáilte Ireland (sixth left). Photograph: Liam Burke, … Keep Reading
*Bernd Goetz (cameraman); Mark Hammerl (sound engineer); Nathaly Janho (director); and Tony Kirby, Heart of Burren Walks, filming in the Burren National Park for the popular German travel programme called Service:Reisen Die Ratgeber. Photograph: Eamon Ward German TV station, Hessicher Rundfunk were filming in Clare this week along the Wild Atlantic Way with shots from…
*Sixmilebridge’s Jamie Shanahan watched by Conor Deasy. Photograph: Chris Copley Semi-final pairings have been announced for the Clare SHC and IHC.
Crusheen have qualified for the Clare SHC semi-finals for the first time since 2015 dethroning reigning champions Ballyea.
A Taste of Lough Derg’s sixth annual run is taking place throughout the month of September.
*Niall Williams. Photograph: John Kelly Niall Williams’ reputation in Irish writing is most definitely on the ascent, living in West Clare for the past thirty four years, his texts are influenced by the place and its people.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Chris Copley It was far from their finest hour but Sixmilebridge managed to hold off a defiant Éire Óg and keep their aspirations of winning a fourteenth Clare SHC title alive.
*Liam Markham was very impressive for Cratloe. Photograph: Mark Hayes Shane Gleeson scored the all-important winner of sixty minutes to send Cratloe into the last four at the expense of Clonlara who once again fell short when it mattered most.
*The farm track by Nara Coates. Nara Coates’ exhibition ‘The Play of Light’ is continuing its run at Scariff Library Gallery until September 28th.
Traffic calming measures which include a cycle lane linking St Flannan’s College and the Kilrush Rd have generated such a reaction that Clare County Council have confirmed they will carry out a review on the completed works.
An anonymous donor has expressed an interest in making a significant contribution believed to be in six figures towards Coláiste Eoghain Uí Chomhraidhe if it is turned into an Irish language cultural hub.