*Mike Frawley & Darren Siggins following Wexford’s Leinster SHC win this summer. Mullagh’s Mike Frawley has been appointed as the lead strength and conditioning coach of the Westmeath senior hurlers.
*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.
*Daragh Sexton offloads the ball under pressure from Sean Collins. Photograph: Sean Collins A first ever senior championship final meeting with neighbours St Josephs Miltown is the reward for Kilmurry Ibrickane following their two point win over thirteen man Cratloe on Sunday. Kilmurry Ibrickane 0-13 Cratloe 1-08 Venue: Cusack Park, Ennis
*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.
*Joseph Woulfe. Photograph: Martin Connolly Joseph Woulfe’s first entry into politics caused quite the stir with the Quilty farmer coming 184 votes shy of causing the shock of the election.
A West Clare widower and father of one was ordained as a priest at the weekend. Quilty man, Martin Shanahan was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Killaloe by Bishop Fintan Monahan celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, Mullagh on Sunday. Bishop Monahan referenced the experience Martin brings to the priesthood from his family…
Mullagh’s Marty Morrissey has been named as the Presenter of the Year at the IFTA Awards. In the only category decided by public vote, the RTÉ broadcaster beat off competition from Graham Norton, Miriam O’Callaghan, Ryan Tubridy, Karen Koster, Elaine Crowley, Hector Ó hEochagáin, Matt Cooper, Christine Lampard and Sharon Ní Bheoláin. Taking to Twitter,…