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All interests catered for during Heritage Week

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‘Pastimes. Past Times’ is the main theme of Heritage Week 2019 with 65 events so far confirmed to take place around County Clare from 17 August to 25 August.

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Teamwork needed to see Clare tourism offering rival best in Ireland

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*Scattery Island. Photograph: Fáilte Ireland West Clare’s tourism offering can easily rival the best in Ireland once proper collaboration is carried out in the region.

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Clare groups to make history & heritage more accessible online

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*Pictured in Moycullen at a joint meeting of the ICAN project community participants, left to right, Eric Shaw, Clarecastle Community Development Group; Congella McGuire, Heritage Officer, Clare County Council; John O’Brien, Shannon Historical Society; Olive Carey, Dúchas na Sionna A number of Clare heritage groups are partnering with the National Museum of Ireland and Clare…

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Super Scattery scoops top award at EDEN conference

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Following their recent award as the European Destination of excellence award for Ireland for 2017, Scattery Island has scooped a further award at this week’s Annual EDEN conference in Romania. This award was given for ‘Best Practice in Sustainable Tourism and Implementation’ and recognises the work carried out by Scattery Island Tours in implementing and…

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Swedish man looking for help to find Flann

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A Swedish man is searching for a long lost Clare friend who he has not been in contact with for twenty years. Stockholm resident, Jerry Lantz contacted The Clare Echo to help in his pursuit to locate his old friend, Flann O’Keeffe who is from the Banner County. He is hopeful the picture (above) will…

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Scattery Island is West Clare’s own little EDEN

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Scattery Island. Pic: Scattery Island Heritage and Development

WE THINK we heard a Banner Roar in Kilrush today, as Scattery Island has been crowned the winner of the 2017 European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) award. EDEN is an EU project promoting sustainable tourism development and is held every two years in 29 member states. Scattery Island Heritage and Development Chairperson Diarmuid Whelan said…

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