*Liam Markham and Cathal Darcy during the 2018 county semi-final. Photograph: Clare GAA Clare Cup champions Kilmaley will face last year’s championship finalists Cratloe in the third round of the Clare SHC.
Popular Bellharbour singer, Ann Kirrane will perform in Liscannor this evening as part of the Anam Music series of concerts in North Clare.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Four of the eight quarter-finalists in the Clare SHC are known following this weekend’s action.
‘Pastimes. Past Times’ is the main theme of Heritage Week 2019 with 65 events so far confirmed to take place around County Clare from 17 August to 25 August.
*Cathal Malone netted a hat-trick for Sixmilebridge. Photograph: John Meyler Seven games took place in the Clare senior hurling championship on Saturday marking the beginning of the 2019 campaign.
*Photograph: Cathal Noonan 2,500 cyclists were treated to scenic views of the county as they took part in the Ring of Clare on Saturday.
4,000 visitors will descend upon the county this weekend as the SKODA Ring of Clare cycle pedals into town.
Clarecastle native and playwright John O’ Donovan’s work effuses both sagacity and wit. Despite leaving for London over ten years ago, Irish sentiments are deeply embroiled in John’s characters. Speaking with the Clare Echo, Johns talks about his authorial pilgrimage from humble beginnings to the illustrious but not always glamourous life of an Irish…
*Sarah Cunningham competing for Lahinch in the All-Ireland Senior Cup Finals in 2018. Photograph: Pat Cashman Photography Sarah Cunningham was eleven years old when she first started playing golf, almost two decades on she is still driving, pitching, wedging and putting and cannot see a future without the sport.
42 Clare children who were without a secondary school place for September are to be accepted into Ennis Community College.