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Search on for Clare’s best young Food Entrepreneurs

Registration is now open for GROW2CEO – a unique competition to find Irelands’ next young food entrepreneurs. GROW2CEO is a collaboration between Cully & Sully and GIY.

The campaign was launched today in Cork by food entrepreneur Cullen Allen from Cully & Sully ...

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Employment information for young people in Newmarket on Fergus

Obair Newmarket on Fergus and Shannon Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Rural Development Directorate of Clare County Council, will host an opportunity for Shannon-based companies to meet with young people from Newmarket on Fergus and surrounding areas at the Obair offices in ...

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Kilrush to be one of top sustainable towns by 2030

Kilrush is beginning the year 2019 working to become one of Irelands most sustainable towns with the development of the towns first Sustainability Plan, and it is looking to the people of the Kilrush to have their say in the towns future through the launch of its public consultation ...

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Jet returns to Shannon with technical problem


Friday 11.30am – The jet continued to Oslo this morning after completing a test flight.

Earlier: A passenger jet was forced to return to Shannon Airport yesterday after the crew reported a technical issue soon after departure.

The Scandinavian Airlines ...

2019-01-21 08:07 open_in_new
Clare Festivals and Events Guide is launched

More than 200 events and festivals are featured in a comprehensive new guide to all tourism related activity taking place in County Clare during 2019.

Councillor Michael Begley, Mayor of Clare, this week joined representatives of Clare County Council and Clare Tourism for the ...

2019-01-21 08:07 open_in_new
Laura Brennan set for Clare Association honour

A 26-year-old woman with terminal cancer will be honoured as Clare Person of the Year 2019 by the Clare Association in Dublin.

Muintir an Chláir has confirmed that Ennis woman Laura Brennan will be presented with her award at the associations annual dinner in Dublin in ...

2019-01-21 08:07 open_in_new
Shannon can be Centre of Excellence for aircraft reconfiguration

Shannon has been at the heart of international aviation for over seventy years and is now home to the largest aerospace and aviation cluster in Ireland but its future could include the development of a centre of excellence for aircraft reconfiguration, capitalising on its reputation for ...

2019-01-21 08:07 open_in_new
New book on Ireland’s karst landscape

A new book on Ireland’s iconic karst landscape has been launched by the Geological Survey Ireland.

David Drew’s new book ‘Karst of Ireland: Landscape – Hydrogeology – Methods’ was launched at the annual Joint International Association of ...

2019-01-21 08:07 open_in_new
Clare Exhibitors at largest ever Home Holiday Pavilion

A number of Clare companies will exhibit at Holiday World Show, taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt from Friday 25th January to Sunday 27th January 2019.

Holiday World Show’s Home Holiday Pavilion will showcase hundreds of destinations and holiday experiences from all across the ...

2019-01-21 08:07 open_in_new
Bunratty singer to feature in RTÉ documentary

One of the longest-serving members of Bunratty Castle’s famous singing troupe is set to star in a major documentary series which will air Monday 21st of January on RTÉ One.

Lynne Connolly, who has performed at Bunratty for more than 20 years, was five months pregnant ...

2019-01-21 08:07 open_in_new
Spanish Point school striving for national award


Clare County Library and St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Spanish Point have joined forces to promote reading for pleasure among students.

During December, Clare County Library staff provided an input to the ‘Well Read’ reading initiative currently running ...

2019-01-16 13:40 open_in_new
Public input sought on new Arts Plan for Clare

Members of the public are being asked for their input into a new Arts Plan for County Clare focusing on promoting greater participation in the arts.

Clare County Council is currently preparing the plan, which covers the period from 2019 to 2024, and is particularly ...

2019-01-16 12:37 open_in_new
Bar staff help rescue man from river

Quick-thinking staff from a local pub in Ennis helped rescue a man from the River Fergus in the early hours of Monday morning.

A young man was seen entering the river in the Abbey Street carpark and three staff from local pub Nora Culligans, quickly jumped into action. The three ...

2019-01-16 12:37 open_in_new
Countdown to Eclectic Shannonside Winter Music Festival

Probably the most exciting trad combination of recent times, Matt Molloy and John Carty together with Arty McGlynn and Brian McGrath are undertaking a short winter rambles tour around Ireland to coincide with the release of Matt’s latest solo CD ‘Back to the ...

2019-01-16 12:37 open_in_new
Men rescued from River Fergus in Ennis

Two men were rescued from a river in Co Clare in the early hours of Monday morning after one went to the aid of the other.

Emergency services were alerted at around 2.25am when it was reported that there was a person in the River Fergus in the vicinity of the Abbey Street ...

2019-01-15 10:22 open_in_new
Ennis slips significantly in IBAL rankings


According to the final litter survey of 2018 by business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL), Ennis is ‘Clean’ but has slipped to 22nd spot in the ranking of 40 town and cities. While almost all of Ireland’s main towns are clean, pockets of our cities ...

2019-01-13 23:43 open_in_new
US preclearance enhancement for Shannon Airport

Proposed changes to the Ireland/United States Preclearance Agreement that will allow for enhanced services at Shannon and Dublin Airports have been agreed by the Government.

The changes represent agreement reached between Irish and US officials following detailed ...

2019-01-13 23:43 open_in_new
€194,866 for outdoor recreation projects in Clare


Almost €195,000 has been confirmed for outdoor recreation projects Clare.

This funding, provided under Measure 2 of the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme, is part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development and provides funding for the ...

2019-01-13 23:43 open_in_new
LIT Open Day to Open Minds to a Future Career in Engineering


Engineers are among the most sought after graduates worldwide, and on January 19th, 2019 the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) will open its doors to showcase the various career paths, fields of study and opportunities available through engineering at its Engineering ...

2019-01-13 23:43 open_in_new
Moneypoint Wind Farm Community Fund open for applications

Moneypoint Wind Farm, located on the site of Moneypoint Power Station near Kilrush, has confirmed the second round of its community fund. The fund, which is valued at over €22,000 this year, is now open for applications.

Funding is available to support local organisations in the ...

2019-01-13 23:43 open_in_new