*Photograph: John Mangan Clare is back on top of the world of traditional music following the success of Cnoc na Gaoithe in Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.
‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ goes the old saying and this Sunday a valuation day in Killaloe will determine for many Clare people whether it is true or not.
Nerves are kicking in for the communities of Bunratty and Ennis with adjudicating underway today (Tuesday) for the 2019 IPB Pride of Place competition.
Tributes from all over the world have been paid to Brendan Grace who died on Wednesday night.
A South East Clare man was held captive by one thief in his bedroom as another conducted a robbery of the home on Friday evening.
This Wednesday saw the Killaloe Municipal District hold their first meeting since the local elections, Beckha Doyle was frustrated and disappointed there wasn’t a new face among them but she’s adamant her time in politics will come.
*Alan O’Callaghan. Photograph: Eamon Ward Securing 326 extra first preference votes in the space of five years was ‘critical’ for Alan O’Callaghan in retaining his seat on the County Council.
A Vietnamese woman is to appear before a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Sunday evening following the seizure of drugs estimated to be worth €90,000 at Killaloe on Friday.
*Cllr Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Martin Connolly Ten years on from losing his seat on Clare County Council, Tony O’Brien capped off a special weekend with his election to the local authority for the third time.
Thousands of Clare people are to walk and run from darkness into light in the early hours of tomorrow morning.