Clare’s cultural community will unite today (Friday) to showcase the very best the county has to offer.
*Sixmilebridge’s Jamie Shanahan watched by Conor Deasy. Photograph: Chris Copley Semi-final pairings have been announced for the Clare SHC and IHC.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Chris Copley It was far from their finest hour but Sixmilebridge managed to hold off a defiant Éire Óg and keep their aspirations of winning a fourteenth Clare SHC title alive.
*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.
In the space of thirty four years the amount of people living in West Clare having to go towards Ennis and further afield for work has doubled, the owner of the West Clare railway Jackie Whelan has claimed.
Clare duo Rachel Whelan and Marie Donnellan will be teeing off from the St Andrews golf course tomorrow (Monday) in the Coronation Foursomes Grand Final.
*Mícheál O’Loughlin’s effort sails over the bar during Clonlara’s 2016 county semi-final win over Cratloe. Photograph: Martin Connolly Pairings are now known for the Clare SHC quarter-finals following Monday’s draw in Clareabbey.
RECENTLY, this paper has been highlighting something very close to my heart; the plight and opportunities that exist in West Clare. Being the son of eight families from “back West”, it’s still the place that I regard as home. This even though I find myself living in Dublin.
*Niall Deasy keeps tabs on Patrick Donnellan. Photograph: Clare GAA Streaming club games online “is going to take off” according to Clare GAA Chairman, Joe Cooney.
*Sixmilebridge’s Seadna Morey. Photograph: Veronica McMahon Four of the eight quarter-finalists in the Clare SHC are known following this weekend’s action.