*Café Fergus, Newmarket-on-Fergus. A pop up restaurant will be appearing in Newmarket-on-Fergus this evening (Thursday) as part of an introduction to the new social food enterprise opens next year.
*Ambrose Heagney dishes out a yellow card to Clarecastle’s Adam Healy. Photograph: John Meyler An ex inter-county referee has praised Clare GAA for the handling of fixtures in the club championship by awarding younger men in the middle high profile senior games.
*Martin Tobin. Photograph: Páraic McMahon People with disabilities living in Co Clare are “crying out for a social life” and an outlet in which they can meet up regularly.
*Cratloe’s Conor McGrath. Photograph: Martin Connolly A place in the quarter-finals of the Clare SHC will be the prize for the winners of the four ties taking place this weekend.
*Newmarket-on-Fergus’ Jamie Ryan in full flight. Often GAA clubs across the country do battle with the ultimate goal of winning county championships however one club in the Banner County finds itself in with a chance of winning a car.
*Liam Markham and Cathal Darcy during the 2018 county semi-final. Photograph: Clare GAA Clare Cup champions Kilmaley will face last year’s championship finalists Cratloe in the third round of the Clare SHC.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Four of the eight quarter-finalists in the Clare SHC are known following this weekend’s action.
Consultants have been appointed by Clare County Council for the design of an eighteen unit social housing scheme in Newmarket-on-Fergus.
When Padraig and Julie Neylon moved to Frances St, Kilrush in the autumn of 2016 they were one of very few families with children to do so in four decades, the intervening three years have seen more young couples follow suit bringing life back to an area hit hard during the recession.
*Cathal Malone netted a hat-trick for Sixmilebridge. Photograph: John Meyler Seven games took place in the Clare senior hurling championship on Saturday marking the beginning of the 2019 campaign.