*Keith King & Shane Hickey tackle Eoin Curtin. Photograph: Martin Connolly Goalkeeper Ian McInerney stepped up with the vital score to send the Clare SFC final to a replay for the first time since 2016.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly It’s county final day as St Josephs Miltown and Kilmurry Ibrickane meet in the Clare SFC final for the first time, we enlisted three men in the know to get the outside view ahead of the decider. Paul Madden (Current Éire Óg manager and 2006 Clare SFC winner) – Miltown were very…
*Enda & Dermot Coughlan. Photograph: John Mangan Sunday will see two neighbours go to war in the Clare SFC final but it will also split families as cousins will be in opposite camps including the Coughlans and Clearys.
*Kieran Malone puts Mark McCarthy under pressure. Photograph: Martin Connolly Responsibility is nothing new to Kieran Malone whether it’s in the workplace or on the football field, he’s determined not to shirk from such duties when St Josephs Miltown take on Kilmurry Ibrickane in Sunday’s county football final.
*Photograph: Martin Connolly St Josephs Miltown have booked their place in the final of the Clare SFC for the third time in five years after seeing off the challenge of a stubborn Doonbeg on Saturday evening.
*Shane Hickey and Shane Gleeson will be crossing paths in two weeks. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fresh off the back of the weekend’s quarter-finals, the semi-final draw for the Clare SFC and IFC took place on Monday evening.
Clare’s cultural community will unite today (Friday) to showcase the very best the county has to offer.
*Bob Singer at his Caherush cottage. Photograph: Páraic McMahon In a brief spell, Bob Singer was made redundant and saw his marriage breakdown, it forced him to reassess his life resulting in a relocation to Ireland, more specifically to Co Clare.
1919: The War of Independence’ is the theme of Clare County Library’s ‘Decade of Centenaries History Week’ which runs until Friday.
*Bernd Goetz (cameraman); Mark Hammerl (sound engineer); Nathaly Janho (director); and Tony Kirby, Heart of Burren Walks, filming in the Burren National Park for the popular German travel programme called Service:Reisen Die Ratgeber. Photograph: Eamon Ward German TV station, Hessicher Rundfunk were filming in Clare this week along the Wild Atlantic Way with shots from…