‘Pastimes. Past Times’ is the main theme of Heritage Week 2019 with 65 events so far confirmed to take place around County Clare from 17 August to 25 August.
Elected representative and officials in the West Clare Municipal District will hold a presentation in September to gain a better understanding of the work required in bringing a world class Greenway to the county.
Condolences have been expressed and memories retold in North Clare this week following the death of Saoirse Kennedy-Hill, granddaughter of former US Senator Robert F Kennedy.
In the past nine decades, Kilrush has seen businesses open and close, recessions come and go, speed limits go up and down but it fits the narrative of the market town having something special according to Patrick Bourke.
When Padraig and Julie Neylon moved to Frances St, Kilrush in the autumn of 2016 they were one of very few families with children to do so in four decades, the intervening three years have seen more young couples follow suit bringing life back to an area hit hard during the recession.
Undoubtedly wonderful memories are made on days by the sea but such is the power of the water that scenes of heartbreak are also part and parcel of life by the Atlantic as the Kilrush RNLI are well aware of.
*Scattery Island. Photograph: Fáilte Ireland West Clare’s tourism offering can easily rival the best in Ireland once proper collaboration is carried out in the region.
Becoming Ireland’s most sustainable town is the future aspiration for Kilrush following the publication of a recent plan which spans over 117 pages.
*Photograph: RNLI/Andrew Walker Kilrush RNLI were launched early on Wednesday morning to reports of a partially submerged camper-van which had two occupants on board where they were assisted by the Ballybunion unit of the Irish Coast Guard and the Shannon based search and rescue helicopter.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly Businesses and community groups across West Clare are prepared to engage fully with a proposed new taskforce aimed at bringing new investment to the county according to Fianna Fáil General Election candidate, Rita McInerney.