Áras Contae an Chláir is to light up in colour teal on Saturday to promote awareness of ovarian cancer in the county.
Sláinte an Chláir
Mairead Sheedy practices altruism on a daily basis, supporting charitable organisations like Sláinte an Chláir as well as donating to hospices and schools in Uganda are some of the many ventures that make up her multi-layered character.
*Sláinte an Chláir. Photograph: Paschal Brooks WE DID a double take when we heard that Gillian Davis Dunphy was aiming to do 100,000 steps in a day for charity. Surely an extra zero slipped in there by accident?
*Orlaith Duggan. Photograph: Gary Collins Travelling to Cusack Park or the Gaelic Grounds would ordinarily offer Orlaith Duggan the rare prospect of lining out for Clare in a county ground, instead she’s found herself taking swabs at both locations over recent weeks.
*David O’Brien (pictured) and Frank Minogue started the fundraiser. Photograph: Gerard O’Neill Current restrictions have limited the public’s movement to within 2km of their home but in an innovative move the people of Miltown Malbay are managing to travel the world without leaving their parish.
*Mary Skehan, Lyndsay Walsh & Theresa Murrihy. Photograph: Paschal Brooks There are no procedures or manoeuvres that have to be carried out as you walk in or out of Sláinte an Chláir, referred to by users as “a happy place” but it is has the unique ability of putting people in better spirits on their …
*Davy Fitzgerald. Photograph: Paschal Brooks Perceptions that individuals need to lessen their physical activity as they age needs to be put to bed according to Davy Fitzgerald who in a wide-ranging interview with The Clare Echo revealed he is a ‘big softie’ that is dealing with criticism in a different way as he gets older …