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…
*Colm and Breeda McLoughlin. Colm McLoughlin has been honoured at the annual aviation industry awards.
“A change in policy and mindset” is needed to lead to a greater use of Shannon Airport which one elected representative of Clare County Council felt has been “completely abandoned”.
Shannon’s Emma Austin has been crowned as the 2019 Miss Clare with Katie Woods named as Miss BeLimitless.
Musicians have been coming to Ennis in their droves for the Munster Fleadh but the county town has also been hit by ‘operation de-plastification’ this week.
Housing grant schemes for the disabled and elderly that have been closed for the last nine months in Clare will not be reopened until the conclusion of a national review by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.
Different approaches must be taken in order to deal with the housing crisis in Clare according to the Chair of the Strategic Policy Committee responsible for housing.
Lough Derg has the potential to become “a world class tourism product” if the right strategy is put in place.
Ennis is a safe location for potential couples who come across each other online to meet up, one local representative has said.
Further frustration has been voiced with the current health offering for Ireland’s population in the Mid-West.