The Clare Echo virtual talent show wants YOU

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CALLING all junior singers, musicians, poets, jugglers, acrobats, dancers, magicians, mime artists and sports stars!

The Clare Echo in association with The Planet Ennis, is proud to launch their official virtual talent show.

With so much uncertainty these days, we want to bring some joy to the people of Clare and we want to see YOUR amazing skills.

Send us a short video (no longer than one minute) showcasing your talent, whether it’s dancing around the kitchen with your cat or doing the splits in your sitting room, anything goes!

We have some great prizes up for grabs courtesy of The Planet Entertainment Centre, Ennis.

First prize for the Under 10 category is entry to The Planet’s soft play area for the winner and three friends, while the runner up will win entry with three friends to the 9D cinema experience.

The winner of the 10-14 year olds category will be treated to a game of bowling at The Planet Ennis with three of their friends and the runner up will get to experience the 9D cinema with three of their friends.

Send us your entries via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email to

The winners will be announced next Thursday, March 26, so get cracking and show us what you’ve got!

Elaine has been a member of staff with The Clare Echo since its foundation in October 2017. The paper's first Chief Reporter, the Kilrush woman is now working as a sub-editor in our busy newsroom. In 2015, she graduated from the University of Limerick with a Masters in Journalism. Elaine briefly worked with the RTE Investigations Unit on the Standards in Public Office investigation before returning to Clare to continue her career as a reporter with the Clare People where she spent nine months as the West Clare correspondent and also covered the 2016 General Election and 2016 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

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