*Brian O’Connell. Monkeys for sale, wedding dresses, Ireland’s most famous pigs, War of Independence medals, a Nazi flag, Limerick GAA programmes, Massey Ferguson tractors and wedding rings are just some of the items Brian O’Connell has come across in the classified ads, the stories behind them he has now told in The Personals.
*Kieran Harvey. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Personnel involved with Ladies Football and Community Games in Clare and further afield have been plunged into mourning following the death of Kieran Harvey after a short illness.
Mike Mc Grath and Noreen Furey operate their businesses in close proximity to the Ennis Market Building. One runs a lively fine food delicatessen while the other manages an industrious motor tyre outlet. Safeway Tyres and Food Heaven, respectively. Despite functioning in different sectors, both business owners have shared similar experiences over the last three…
DURING the development of the Ennis Market building, members of the Ennis Farmers Market were forced to relocate to Roslevan shopping Centre on the Tulla Road, writes Cian O’Broin. Having previously run their market at Garraunakilla since 2004, The Clare Echo asked the Farmers Market to elaborate on their decision not to return ti the…
There has been a 150 percent increase in the amount of rape cases dealt with in the Clare Garda Division.
*Micheál Martin with Cllr Cathal Crowe at The Old Ground Hotel. Photograph: John O’Brien Reopening the Accident and Emergency Unit at Ennis General Hospital is not the solution to solving overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has stated.
Gordon Kelly aka the fine wine of Clare football will always have a place in the annals as far as the game is concerned in Miltown and the county but on Sunday he added an extra string to his bow becoming the first person to captain St Josephs to successive senior championships.
*Irene Hehir. Photograph: John Mangan Football, soccer, the beautiful game, call it what you want, for Irene Hehir getting lost in the sport was also how she found herself once again.
A Nigerian born Ennis campaigner has reminded Ireland’s MEPs to maintain their promise of fighting poverty.
Ennis retailers have witnessed bare knuckle boxing occur on the doors of their premises.