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.
*Tim Crowe with his Cratloe supporting grand-children Iarla & Maeve Hawes. Photograph: Joe Buckley
*Tony O’Brien, John Corcoran, Paraic Boland, Tom Howard & Alan Kilcoyne. Photograph: Martin Cooper. Broadford GAA club is the centre of the universe in the East Clare village, should they secure promotion to the senior ranks at the fifth time of asking may result in earthquakes rippling through its core such is the excitement for…
*Donie Whelan controls the ball under pressure from Evan Connolly. Photograph: Martin Cooper Beaten quarter-finalists in 2018, Broadford have qualified for the Clare IHC final following a hard-fought four point win over neighbours Smith O’Briens.
Public bodies need to start delivering for villages such as Broadford and Cooraclare before it is too late, one elected representative of Clare County Council has warned.
*Sixmilebridge’s Jamie Shanahan watched by Conor Deasy. Photograph: Chris Copley Semi-final pairings have been announced for the Clare SHC and IHC.
This summer has been the quietest in East Clare in over two decades according to hospitality providers in the region.