*Eibhear Quilligan. Photograph: Inpho / Tommy Dickson Clare’s Allianz hurling league campaign for 2021 will begin in far away Corrigan Park in Belfast on Sunday (throw in at 1p.m.) when they face newly promoted Antrim.
*Gary Cooney. Photograph: Eamon Ward A career best was recorded by Border Electric in Limerick on Saturday night while Flyers Iniesta was the only Clare dog to reach the next round of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial.
*Johnny Callinan. Photograph: Joe Buckley Depending on your vintage, the release of John Callinan’s autobiography ‘To Play, To Live’ is either a welcome lockdown leap down memory lane to an era in which Clare were a match for anyone in the land or a timely introductory insight into one of the county’s greatest ever hurlers.
*Clare trio Dermot Sheedy, Sean Lyons & Aisling Lyons feature on the series. Photograph: Ruth Griffin A new three-part online concert and chart series kicks off this Thursday as part of glór’s folk music strand this spring.
*Michael Minogue. Photograph: John Mangan Michael Minogue is a long standing member of Tulla athletic club and currently fills the position of club treasurer a position he has held for many years.
*Media attending a press briefing by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET). “The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news, and it’s not entirely the media’s fault. Bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news.” – Peter McWilliams.