Countless milestones, memories and gatherings were taken from our reach in 2020 but once again sport came up trumps in providing joy and solace with many organisations also leading the way when it came local community responses during the pandemic, Head of Sport Páraic McMahon dishes out the gongs in the inaugural Clare Echo Sporting Awards.
Creation of a post focused on active and sustainable travel in Clare would reduce the dependency on cars in the county, the Mayor of Ennis has said.
Roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Republic of Ireland has been described as “incredibly slow” by an Ennis GP.
Administration of COVID-19 vaccines are to begin in Clare nursing homes in the beginning of January.
An Ennis lotto player is to ring in the New Year €500,000 richer.
An investment in the region of €1m is to see a wheelchair friendly lift and cross track bridge open at Ennis Railway Station in 2021.
Transport connectivity in Co Clare is to be improved as part of Bus Éireann’s plans to add an additional 3 million kilometres a year.
Planning permission has been granted for a €10m Supermacs plaza outside Ennis off the M18.
LOCAL SMEs are capitalising on Ireland’s €16bn annual online spend, according to research by IE Domain Registry, with consumers admitting to finding Irish SMEs more reliable than international retailers.
KATIE Rogers’ business journey has been intriguing to follow. Since opening the doors to her boutique jewellery store in September 2019, she has turned Blackbird into an instantly recognisable brand through extensive online marketing while acquiring a name for fantastic customer service at the sparkling premises at Bank Place in Ennis.