*Social housing in Feakle. Up to 150 dwellings in six different parts of Clare are being investigated for ownership to determine future uses.
Tuamgraney’s Edna O’Brien has been honoured with a coveted award which is regarded as the precursor to the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Two Clare natives were honoured on Saturday night at the GAA Handball All Stars.
*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”.
There are 26 vacant properties within Tulla village and a further 23 in the parish.
An adopt a family scheme may be trialled to help tackle the housing crisis affecting the entire country.
*A vacant property in Tulla. Photograph: Páraic McMahon Derelict houses and empty properties in the heart of Tulla are contributing to “a daunting feeling” for locals and passers by.
A Taste of Lough Derg’s sixth annual run is taking place throughout the month of September.
This summer has been the quietest in East Clare in over two decades according to hospitality providers in the region.
Nerves are kicking in for the communities of Bunratty and Ennis with adjudicating underway today (Tuesday) for the 2019 IPB Pride of Place competition.