*Clare’s Cathal Crosbie on far left. On his first occasion representing his country in a major championships, Cathal Crosbie narrowly missed out on a place in the European final
Cratloe’s Cathal Crosbie is currently contesting his first major championship for Ireland which are taking place in Sweden.
*Colm Collins. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare senior football manager Colm Collins is to take time out before deciding if he will seek to remain in charge for a seventh year.
As they congregated for their first meeting since May’s local elections, successful candidates in the Shannon Municipal District set out their stall for the next five years by pinpointing the future of Shannon Airport as the biggest concern.
*David Tubridy celebrates scoring for Clare in a 2016 qualifier win vs Roscommon. PHOTO: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer As far as recent meetings between Clare and Kerry, Saturday’s six point defeat wasn’t the Banner’s worst nor the best but manager Colm Collins was left confident his side would mount a successful run in the All-Ireland qualifiers.
*Cllr PJ Ryan. Photograph: Martin Connolly Sunday saw PJ Ryan receive his highest vote in politics contesting his fifth local election, the third occasion in which he was successful.
*Cllr PJ Ryan. Photograph: Gary Collins It took three attempts for PJ Ryan to win a seat on Clare County Council and at the conclusion of the weekend he is hoping to have retained that seat for the third election in a row.
*Tekelek CEO, Peter McCarthy. Photograph: Eamon Ward Shannon company, Tekelek Group plan to expand on it’s operations with an application currently before Clare County Council.
*Conor Ryan in action for Clare. Photograph: INPHO Cratloe’s Ryan family have been very generous with their contributions and commitment to Clare hurling teams down through the years, a new chapter will begin on Sunday with Diarmuid expected to get his senior debut following in the footsteps of older brother Conor.
A review of Bus Éireann’s service operating out of Shannon Airport could yield a greater number of flyers according to one local representative.