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Bollywood on tour

THE Cliffs of Moher and Dromoland Castle could soon be seen by millions of Indian cinema-goers, with Bollywood producers and location scouts checking out the popular Clare destinations this week.

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The glory days of the Tour de France

The Tour of France ended on Sunday last with an emphatic victory for the British rider Chris Froome. In spite of the doping scandals that have dogged it in recent years, it still attracts huge crowds and a vast television audience.

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A barrel of fun at Tubber

A BARREL of Heineken was consumed with relish by members of the Finnerty’s Bar team who won the tug-of-war competition during the Tubber Show Festival.

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Fionn details life through a lens

THE Tour de Munster is a four-day, 600km cycle in support of Down Syndrome Ireland, which will make its way through the province from August 8-11 and a young Clare man is making a video to thank all those taking part.

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Bright students heading for the US

Five Clare students will be heading to the United States after being honoured with Fulbright Awards.

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Clare Civil Defence test their mettle

MEMBERS of Clare Civil Defence have participated in a largescale drill (pictured) focusing on further improving responses to major emergencies, search and recovery, environmental issues, stewarding, flooding problems and forest fires.

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Maeve hits the right notes with Riverdance troupe

LISCANNOR singer Maeve Curry made a very high profile debut in Riverdance recently when she performed as lead vocalist at the special performance for Michelle Obama and her daughters in Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre. 

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The Irish in France

FROM the 1300s onwards, Irish men had fought in the armies of various different countries and also navies.

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