*Chisom Ugwueru. Photograph: John Mangan Without doubt, Chisom Ugwueru is an all-rounder, she’ll turn seventeen in November and already has represented her country in rugby and athletics.
*Mark Nestor celebrates surrounded by friends and family. Photograph: Martin Connolly Sunday’s election of Mark Nestor to the Ennis Municipal District on the eighth count means that at 27 years of age he is the youngest councillor in Clare.
A Fianna Fáil local election candidate who committed to not using posters during the campaign has broken his word.
At 27 years of age, Mark Nestor is Fianna Fáil’s youngest candidate in Clare for the local elections and he has been handed the challenge of ensuring they retain three seats in the Ennis Municipal District in the wake of Cllr Tom McNamara’s retirement.
*Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was presented with cuff links from Katy Linnane & Junior Power. Photograph: Martin Connolly Scoil Chríost Rí’s €6.5 million school building was officially opened by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Friday morning.
First class pupils at Scoil Chríost Rí, along with their parents and teachers have celebrated the completion of an exciting, collaborative literacy project at a special event in de Valera Library, Ennis. ‘Share A Story project’ was launched at the Cloughleigh school on 17 April. It ran over six weeks where parents and their children…
THE damaged statue of the little boy in the Ennis Garden of Remembrance has been restored, thanks to stonecutter Barry Wrafter. The statue had suffered some serious damage to the head and neck, with previous attempts to fix it making the problem worse. Nails were driven into the neck and glue was used, exacerbating the…