*Donal Tuohy saves a Seamus Callanan penalty during the National Hurling League. Photograph: Martin Connolly No knockout club game in Clare will be decided by penalties after a motion from Sixmilebridge received unanimous support at the County Convention, provided it is not a replay.
A medical presence should be essential in Cusack Park for major matches within the GAA calendar, Clare clubs have said.
*Members of the 2013 panel. Photograph: Joe Buckley Clare’s All-Ireland hurling winners from 1995, 1997 and 2013 along with provincial victors from 95, 97, 98 and the Munster football champions of 1992 are set to be allowed free entry to all GAA games within the county from next year onwards.
*Niall Gilligan. Photograph: John Mangan Niall Gilligan was unsuccessful in his bid to become a Munster Council delegate while Simon Moroney defeated his ex colleague Robert Frost in a vote to be elected Central Council delegate.
*Delegates at the 2019 Clare GAA Convention. Photograph: John Mangan A request for Clare GAA to sell its offices at Clareabbey and establish Caherlohan as its base has been rejected by club delegates.
*Damian Fox. Photograph: Chris Copley Clare referee Damian Fox has criticised “certain sections of the media” for being “extremely harsh” when giving their views on the performance of referees within the county and cautioned that those who abuse officials will receive suitable suspensions going forward.
Clare’s longest serving local elected representative has described the county as “the most anti-rural” so far as planning regulations are concerned.
Three contests are expected to take place for various positions at Thursday’s Clare GAA Annual Convention.
*Mullaghmore. Photograph: Clare By Nature Lack of funding will prevent Clare County Council from concentrating solely on improving local and minor roads within the county as part of the schedule of road works.
*Lough Derg as seen from Holy Island. Photograph: Niall Culligan Hopes remain high that Holy Island will be “a game-changer” in developing East Clare’s tourism offering but elected representatives have acknowledged the timeline for the project’s delivery is “dragging on a bit”.