*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Four of the eight quarter-finalists in the Clare SHC are known following this weekend’s action.
*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.
*Beckman Coulter Site Director Orlaith Lawler; Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection Mr. Pat Breen T.D Minister of State, Pat Breen was briefed by management of Beckman Coulter’s East Clare facility on their future growth plans earlier this week.
Motorists are ‘taking their lives into their hands’ by having to travel in the middle of certain roads due to unmaintained hedges in Co Clare.
*Noel McNamara. Photograph: Eamon Ward O’Callaghans Mills’ Noel McNamara has been named as Leinster Rugby’s new Academy Manager.
*Cormac Murphy, Oisin Clune & Sean Ronan celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Martin Connolly Qualifying for the Munster Final has been the goal for the Clare minor hurlers since November according to their manager, Clooney/Quin clubman Fergal Lynch.
*Joe Cooney is elected to Clare County Council for the fourth time. Photograph: Martin Connolly Not alone was Joe Cooney the first candidate elected in the Killaloe Municipal District for the third time in a row but yet again the O’Callaghans Mills man secured the highest first preference vote in Clare as he has previously…
*Cllr Joe Cooney. Photograph: Eamon Ward For the last two elections, Joe Cooney secured more first preference votes than any other candidate in the county but he’s insisting “there are no guarantees in life” as the countdown to May 24th continues.
*Clare Bus Driver, Fran. Photograph: Martin Connolly A proposed change to the transport co-ordination unit (TCU) of Clare Bus has been slammed by users of the service in East Clare.
A project by Clare secondary school students and a multinational company is aiming to encourage more girls to pursue STEM subjects at third level.