Two Clare natives have been running an unofficial Christmas challenge for five years against An Post and are hoping that this will finally be the year that they get the better of the national postal service.
*Australia’s skyline turns to red in seconds reducing visibility to a few metres. Photograph: Diarmuid O’Connor Australia has been devastated by bushfires but one Ennis man living in Sydney is not confident it will lead to changing policies from the country’s Government.
*Bob Singer at his Caherush cottage. Photograph: Páraic McMahon In a brief spell, Bob Singer was made redundant and saw his marriage breakdown, it forced him to reassess his life resulting in a relocation to Ireland, more specifically to Co Clare.