*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.
*St Josephs Miltown manager David O’Brien. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill If the build-up to St Josephs Miltown versus Kilmurry Ibrickane wasn’t difficult for the concerned parties, throwing a replay into the mix ramped up the tension or so David O’Brien felt.
Families have been put off moving to West Clare because of the shortage in availability of health services, a Kilrush councillor has claimed.
*Aidan McCarthy attempts to shrug off the challenge of Enda O’Gorman. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Experienced heads helped Kilmurry Ibrickane secure a draw and another chance at becoming the 2019 Clare SFC champions, manager Aidan Moloney maintained but he also revealed the county final meeting with their neighbours has caused many people to lose hours of…