*Photograph: Eamon Ward Ireland’s only book club festival is returning to Ennis next month.
*Brian O’Connell. Monkeys for sale, wedding dresses, Ireland’s most famous pigs, War of Independence medals, a Nazi flag, Limerick GAA programmes, Massey Ferguson tractors and wedding rings are just some of the items Brian O’Connell has come across in the classified ads, the stories behind them he has now told in The Personals.
Irish owned business park operator and investor, Fine Grain Property have acquired the forty acre Westpark business campus in Shannon for more than €50m.
Nominations were announced for the 2019 IMRO Awards on Tuesday with several Clare connections among those shortlisted.
*Beckman Coulter Site Director Orlaith Lawler; Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection Mr. Pat Breen T.D Minister of State, Pat Breen was briefed by management of Beckman Coulter’s East Clare facility on their future growth plans earlier this week.