Scariff-Ogonnelloe’s unprecedented trailblazing journey finally ended at the hands of four-in-a-row chasing Slaughtneil in Ashbourne on Sunday afternoon.
*Scariff Ogonnelloe captain, Mairead Scanlan Scariff/Ogonnelloe have had the dream campaign from winning their first county senior championship to matching it with a provincial equivalent, sixty minutes on Sunday will decide if they can progress to the All-Ireland final.
A massive challenge lies ahead of Scariff/Ogonnelloe this weekend as they face Derry super-club Slaughtneil but an even greater prize is in their path should they overcome the All-Ireland champions.
*Michael McNamara. Photograph: Martin Connolly Former Labour TD, Michael McNamara has entered the General Election race as an Independent candidate.
*Joe O’Donnell. Photograph: Burren Eye Photography Aiming to secure increased funding for Clare Camogie’s county grounds is the goal for Joe O’Donnell as he enters his second year as Chairperson of the organisation.
Tuamgraney’s Edna O’Brien has been honoured with a coveted award which is regarded as the precursor to the Nobel Prize in Literature.
*Lough Derg as seen from Holy Island. Photograph: Niall Culligan Hopes remain high that Holy Island will be “a game-changer” in developing East Clare’s tourism offering but elected representatives have acknowledged the timeline for the project’s delivery is “dragging on a bit”.
*Sixmilebridge’s Dylan Downes will be eligible for the minor grade in 2020. Photograph: Martin Connolly Two Clare corner backs are part of Brian Coffey’s county minor hurling management for 2020.
*2019 Munster & Clare senior champions, Scariff/Ogonnelloe. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Scariff/Ogonnelloe’s fairytale season got even better on Saturday as they were crowned Munster champions.
*Scariff/Ogonnelloe’s Aisling Corry. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Scariff/Ogonnelloe have qualified for the Munster club senior camogie final for the first time. Scariff/Ogonnelloe 4-08 Newcastle West 1-12 Venue: Dr Stuart Park, Ogonnelloe