*Marie McMahon. Photograph: John Mangan Much stricter punishments would be in place were animals treated the way patients attempting to access health care in the Mid-West, a local health activist has claimed.
An Garda Síochána have been asked by Clare GAA to investigate continuous abuse of Board Officers and are said to be considering excluding members of the media from attending future meetings alongside club delegates.
*Photograph: John Mangan “An urgent public meeting” has been called to address continuous overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick (UHL).
*Micheál Ryan’s remains return home. Photograph: Virgin Media News There was “a sense of relief” for the Ryan family of Lahinch as they buried Micheál, seven months on from his tragic death in Ethiopia.
*Replacement works being carried out in Ennistymon this April. Photograph: Clare County Council Businesses in Clare are “losing money” due to “poor water quality”.
Ennis was one of the big winners in the 2019 Tidy Towns Awards which took place on Monday.
*Shane Hickey and Shane Gleeson will be crossing paths in two weeks. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fresh off the back of the weekend’s quarter-finals, the semi-final draw for the Clare SFC and IFC took place on Monday evening.
*Kilmurry Ibrickane’s Keelan Sexton. Photograph: Martin Connolly Three of the four semi-finalists in this year’s Clare SFC have been confirmed.
Clare’s cultural community will unite today (Friday) to showcase the very best the county has to offer.
*Bob Singer at his Caherush cottage. Photograph: Páraic McMahon In a brief spell, Bob Singer was made redundant and saw his marriage breakdown, it forced him to reassess his life resulting in a relocation to Ireland, more specifically to Co Clare.