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Victorians in vogue in Kilkee

VISITORS to Kilkee, or indeed locals caught unaware, may feel they have become emeshed in a bizarre time-warp on Sunday.

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The Red Cross and the frontline

SWISS man Henry Dunant was shocked by what he witnessed of war and the suffering it caused. In 1862 he published his book Memoir of Solferino about the inadequate treatment of the sick and wounded at the battle of that name.

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Historic baptism on Canon Island

WHEN four-month-old Seán Óg Cleary asks questions about his baptismal day, he will be intrigued by what he hears. The 11th generation in his family, Seán Óg was baptised last Saturday afternoon by Kildysart parish priest, Fr Albert McDonnell and Fr Jim Noonan (Foynes), in near mystical surroundings.

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Canon Dwyer collection on display at Clare Museum

PERSONAL correspondence from a former rector of St Columba’s Church of Ireland in Ennis and his relatives dating from 1880 to 1919 has gone on display at Clare Museum.

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An unforgetable experience

She may not have brought home the crown but Ballinruan’s Róisín Rodgers, who represented Clare Macra in this year’s International Miss Macra competition, says the experience is one she will never forget. She shares her experience at the recent competition in Tipperary.

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Heritage Week concludes

THE Clare Heritage Office has reported that hundreds of people have so far attended Heritage Week 2013 events across the county.

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Battle of the Biddies in Croke Park

YEARS ago, after a Munster football final in Cork, I got on the road home before most of the traffic. The road in question was the old Cork-Mallow road, which probably had more twists and turns per mile than any comparable road in the country.

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Jordan’s team talk inspires Share A Dream team

HE might not have given them the ‘hairdryer treatment’ but five-year-old Jordan Perez certainly helped inspire the Share A Dream soccer team at the weekend’s Jeff Power Soccer tournament.

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