*Mike Pence in conversation with Leo Varadkar during his St Patrick’s Day trip to the US. US Vice President, Mike Pence is due to visit Co Clare next month.
*Adare Manor. Adare Manor hosting the 2026 Ryder Cup will offer huge tourism and economic potential for the Mid-West region and all of Ireland.
42 Clare children who were without a secondary school place for September are to be accepted into Ennis Community College.
*Padraic Flaherty & Gavin Grace. Clare FM has won Gold at the prestigious New York Festivals Radio Awards for a documentary on Jim Warny.
*Protesters gather in Shannon Airport for Donald Trump’s arrival. Photograph: Steve Ford Doonbeg locals that welcomed the visit of Donald Trump and advocates of the US military using Shannon Airport have been equated as supporters of Adolf Hitler.
*Shannon Group Chairman, Rose Hynes and Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan TD (right) with US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump before boarding Air Force One in Shannon Airport after their visit to Ireland. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media Donald Trump’s three day hybrid visit to Co Clare has ended with the…
*Melania & Donald Trump. Photograph: Julian Behal Donald and Melania Trump will leave Co Clare today following the conclusion of their three day hybrid visit to Doonbeg.
*Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Martin Connolly Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been criticised by the people of Doonbeg for failing to meet US President Donald Trump in the Long Village.
*Mike Taylor. Photograph: Martin Connolly Comments from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar along with suggestions of co-living by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy “deeply hindered” the prospects of Fine Gael candidates in Clare for the local elections according to one runner who felt his own liberal views decreased his West Clare vote.
*Pat Hayes. Photograph: Martin Connolly Elections bring out a mix of emotions and that was certainly the case for Pat Hayes who was delighted first and foremost to be the second candidate elected in the Killaloe Municipal District but disgusted with the ongoing treatment of East Clare especially regarding Clare Bus.