“Unbelievable” damage affected sand dunes in Doonbeg with several flights cancelled at Shannon Airport and power outages this week all as a result of Storm Brendan.
*Damian Fox. Photograph: Chris Copley Clare referee Damian Fox has criticised “certain sections of the media” for being “extremely harsh” when giving their views on the performance of referees within the county and cautioned that those who abuse officials will receive suitable suspensions going forward.
*Newmarket-on-Fergus locals listening attentively at the community forum. Photograph: Joe Buckley Locals attending last Monday’s community forum in Newmarket-on-Fergus were split on the need for an extra bus shelter in the village.
*Catriona McMahon, Brid MacNamara & Seamus Hayes. Lissycasey’s Seamus Hayes has received the 2019 Clare Camogie Lifetime Achievement Award with Catriona McMahon announced as volunteer of the year. On Friday night, Clare Camogie honoured Hayes with the accolade that has previously been awarded to Flan McInerney (Sixmilebridge) and Mary Hogan (Tulla) amongst others. Chairman Joe…
The Mayor of Clare has been told off for not knowing how to compost correctly after it emerged “a multitude of rats” took residence in his bin.
*Sixmilebridge’s Dylan Downes will be eligible for the minor grade in 2020. Photograph: Martin Connolly Two Clare corner backs are part of Brian Coffey’s county minor hurling management for 2020.
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.
*Sixmilebridge’s Niall Gilligan. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Sixmilebridge’s Niall Gilligan has announced his retirement from hurling, bringing the curtain down on a glittering and memorable career.
Two Clare entrants have been included in the tenth Ireland’s Own Anthology of Short Stories and Memories.
Instead of the time frame getting shorter on advancing necessary flood protection works at Springfield the opposite is happening, Cllr Michael Begley has claimed.