*Photograph: Arthur Ellis Shannon Airport’s economic importance to the Mid-West region was stressed on Friday last as a special meeting focused on jobs within Clare was held.
*Ger Sweeney. As the first voice to ever be heard on Clare FM, it is fitting that Ger Sweeney is the one to pen a book thirty years on from the radio’s foundation about those early days.
*Moneypoint. Photograph: Páraic McMahon A just transition fund for Moneypoint is an action that is too little and far too late, Cllr Ian Lynch said when launching a strong criticism of Clare’s Oireachtas members.
*Mike Frawley & Darren Siggins following Wexford’s Leinster SHC win this summer. Mullagh’s Mike Frawley has been appointed as the lead strength and conditioning coach of the Westmeath senior hurlers.
*Photos by John Mangan “I Have Nothing to wear!” – where have you heard that before? The spontaneous pleasure and anticipation of a special social event can often be dampened by anxiety when deciding what to wear. Of course not everyone experiences this dilemma but many people do. Before you make haste in search of…
Ennis’ booming days as a market town could return in the future, an optimistic Cllr Pat Daly has told The Clare Echo.
An adopt a family scheme may be trialled to help tackle the housing crisis affecting the entire country.
*Áine Donegan. Photograph: Golffile Clare golfer Áine Donegan has been signed by Indiana’s Hoosiers.
*The illegal encampment at Skehanagh Roundabout earlier this summer. Photograph: Cllr Paul Murphy Prosecutions for illegal encampments within the county are not working, elected representatives in Clare have claimed.
Emergency services “wouldn’t have a chance” of reaching a nursing home or surrounding residents when big rugby games are taking place in Ennis, one dweller has claimed despite Gardaí not receiving any reports of such traffic problems.