A new direct provision centre is to open in Ennis and will house up to 64 single residents.
*Joseph Woulfe Chairman of the Clare Beef Plan, Joseph Woulfe has confirmed he will be contesting the next General Election as an Independent candidate.
*Eoin Cleary takes on Daniel Walsh. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill For Eoin Cleary, the turning point with the current St Josephs Miltown crop goes back to November 2013.
*Miltown Malbay’s Direct Provision residents enjoyed a trip to Galway recently. Innocent Iroaganachi is an asylum seeker living in Miltown Malbay, he wrote for The Clare Echo about the warm reception extended by the people of the West Clare town and how lucky they feel to be in Co Clare.
An Garda Síochána have been asked by Clare GAA to investigate continuous abuse of Board Officers and are said to be considering excluding members of the media from attending future meetings alongside club delegates.
*Clare County Council’s digital hub in Kilrush. A policy on remote working within Clare County Council is to be prepared for 2020 as the local authority contemplates letting some of its 970 plus staff carry out their daily jobs from hubs across the county and in their own home.
*Eoin Cleary. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill It took extra time for St Josephs Miltown to secure their place in the Munster Club SFC semi-finals.
*Darragh McDonagh. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill During St Josephs Miltown’s final finish of five points in succession to claim their fifteenth ever Clare SFC title, Darragh McDonagh was among those leading the crusade.
*Seanie Malone races from Martin McMahon & Keelan Sexton. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Closure has been provided for Seanie Malone with his route on St Josephs Miltown’s road to success far from easy.
Gordon Kelly aka the fine wine of Clare football will always have a place in the annals as far as the game is concerned in Miltown and the county but on Sunday he added an extra string to his bow becoming the first person to captain St Josephs to successive senior championships.