Between €10,000 to €15,000 per week is projected to be spent by Clare County Council in providing additional resources to coastal amenities to cope with a forecasted staycation surge.
*Mark Power. Photograph: Pat Cashman Golfing fans and Lahinch club members in particular, closely followed the fortunes of the Great Britain and Ireland team in their biennial match with the United States at the weekend at Seminole golf club in Florida.
*FILE PIC: Fr Willie Cummins (right). Photograph: NCR A Clare parish priest has defended staging regular Sunday morning masses during Covid-19 lock-down saying that no person has got the virus from attending his masses.
*Photograph: John Mangan Ahead of the anticipated arrival of large numbers of people to our beaches this May Bank Holiday Weekend, pleas have been issued for the public to remain vigilant in the suppression of COVID-19.
*Cathal Malone in Lahinch. Photograph: John Mangan The Clare Echo’s hurling coverage is brought to you in association with Cellnet. Cathal Malone has been on the Clare senior hurling panel since 2014, last year’s season stands out at his best to date but he’s determined to go bigger and better for the campaign ahead.
*Crowds on the prom in Lahinch on Saturday. Photograph: John Mangan Coastal locations in Co Clare experienced a big surge in visitors last weekend while Clare County Council have confirmed that public toilets at Spanish Point and White Strand will be open for the May Bank Holiday.
*Cllr Mary Howard. Photograph: Eamon Ward Predicted “huge traffic” along the Lahinch Rd this summer has reignited the bid to introduce traffic calming measures at the Shanaway Rd junction.