*Michael McNamara. Photograph: Martin Connolly Former Labour TD, Michael McNamara has entered the General Election race as an Independent candidate.
*Social housing in Feakle. Up to 150 dwellings in six different parts of Clare are being investigated for ownership to determine future uses.
*Donal Tuohy saves a Seamus Callanan penalty during the National Hurling League. Photograph: Martin Connolly No knockout club game in Clare will be decided by penalties after a motion from Sixmilebridge received unanimous support at the County Convention, provided it is not a replay.
*Fermoyle Mor, Broadford. An East Clare road “in poor condition” will not be considered for resurfacing or the introducing of additional passing bays in the next two years.
There are 26 vacant properties within Tulla village and a further 23 in the parish.
An adopt a family scheme may be trialled to help tackle the housing crisis affecting the entire country.
An Garda Síochána have been asked by Clare GAA to investigate continuous abuse of Board Officers and are said to be considering excluding members of the media from attending future meetings alongside club delegates.
*Broadford’s Sean Phelan. Photograph: Martin Cooper Broadford’s 2019 campaign came to a crashing end on Sunday with Cork side Fr O’Neill’s comprehensively knocking them out of the Munster IHC.
*Brian Lohan. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Two time All-Ireland winner Brian Lohan has been officially ratified as the Clare senior hurling manager.
*Broadford celebrate. Photograph: Martin Cooper After five years of trying, Broadford have sealed their return to the top tier in Clare hurling.