*Joseph Woulfe When it comes to being a county councillor, first-time local election candidate Joseph Woulfe insisted it’s people skills not political experience that is required.
*The retiring five; Michael Hillery, Christy Curtin, James Breen, Richard Nagle, Tom McNamara. Photograph: Eamon Ward Five local representatives with a combined service of 130 years have this week attended their final meeting as elected members of Clare County Council.
*Marie McMahon. Photograph: John Mangan A North Clare woman has spoke publicly for the first time about the horrifying last days endured by her deceased husband on a trolley at University Hospital Limerick.
*A damaged garden shed in Newmarket-on-Fergus. Photograph: Paula Carr Whelan Parts of Co Clare remain without power as the clean-up from Storm Hannah continues.
*Cllr Bill Slattery. Photograph: Gary Collins An active Garda presence is needed in North Clare during The Irish Open and subsequently to police Blake’s Corner according to Cllr Bill Slattery.
In February 2017, the one in a billion birth of four identical quad heifers on the Clair farm in Maghera, Lahinch received national coverage and now two of the foursome are expecting twins.
As a first time candidate for the local elections on May 24th, Shane Talty views himself as “a step towards the future” and he’s counting on the Ennistymon local electoral area to think the same when it comes to polling day.
Ennistymon has become “a magnet” for creative people all over Ireland according to one of its newest residents.
As the pedals began to move on the 2019 cycling calendar, one North Clare club is gearing up for the Cliffs of Moher cycle challenge on Saturday April 6th.
Direct Provision residents in Lisdoonvarna will take their first steps into business next weekend when they host what is intended to be the first of what will become monthly markets in Ennistymon.