*Rita McInerney. Photograph: John Mangan “Serious issues” are prevalent in Clare but also exciting “opportunities”, defeated Rita McInerney (FF) acknowledged following her sixth count elimination on Monday.
A stellar career start continued on Saturday last in Galway as Burnpark Floyd made it seven wins from seven.
*Cillian Brennan goes to ground. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill As he made his way from the playing pitch to the dressing room, the disappointment was clear on the face of Clare manager Colm Collins.
Michael McNamara’s (IND) bid to return to Dáil Éireann has received a timely boost with outgoing TD, Dr. Michael Harty (IND) urging his supporters to back the Scariff farmer.
*Keelan Sexton on the attack. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Contrasting performances have marked Clare’s start in the Allianz National Football League and varying reactions have accompanied manager Colm Collins to each outing.
“It’s positive”, are the words repeated by Pat Breen (FG) as he conducted a day long canvass of Kilrush on Friday.
*Colm Collins. Photograph: John Mangan Of all the present gaelic football managers in the country, Colm Collins is the second longest serving of them all.
Clare’s newly appointed ladies football captain will be playing with extra self-belief this year off the back of a breakthrough season for her club.
*The Clare ladies football management, Ger Keane, James Murrihy, Enda O’Halloran & —. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill No Munster Intermediate Championship in 2020 means Clare’s ladies footballers are putting extra emphasis on their league bid which kicks off on Sunday.
He was the standout story from the 2016 General Election in Clare but Dr Michael Harty has confirmed he will not be seeking re-election to Dáil Éireann.