*Ambrose Heagney dishes out a yellow card to Clarecastle’s Adam Healy. Photograph: John Meyler An ex inter-county referee has praised Clare GAA for the handling of fixtures in the club championship by awarding younger men in the middle high profile senior games.
*Éire Óg’s Dara Walsh will be facing off with Doonbeg in the last eight. Photograph: Mark Hayes Cratloe versus Ennistymon is the pick of the round following Monday evening’s draw for the Clare SFC quarter-finals.
*Mikey O’Neill kicked two points for Lissycasey. Photograph: John Meyler Lissycasey have advanced to the Clare senior football championship (SFC) quarter-finals for the first time since 2016 following a convincing seven point win over Corofin on Saturday.
Amalgamation Naomh Eoin/O’Currys will be exempt from relegation in the 2019 Clare SFC.
‘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.
Elected representative and officials in the West Clare Municipal District will hold a presentation in September to gain a better understanding of the work required in bringing a world class Greenway to the county.
*Conor Cleary in Cusack Cup action. Photograph: Martin Connolly St Josephs Miltown begin the defence of the Jack Daly this weekend as the Clare senior football and intermediate championships commence.
Saturday’s staging of the North Clare Agricultural Show will be a special one as it reaches it’s seventieth annual show.
Clare’s attempts to make the Super 8s came up just short with captain Gary Brennan visibly drained and emotional following their one point defeat.
*Joe Killeen. Photograph: Martin Connolly Upon his election to Clare County Council, Joe Killeen shared his concern for North Clare’s future and the need for it to be seen as a viable option for families to choose to live in.