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Unsung heroes of the parish honoured

ENNIS’ “unsung heroes” were celebrated this week at the parish’s annual ‘People of the Year Awards’. This year’s ceremony, which took place at the Old Ground Hotel on Tuesday evening, honoured five parishioners ,with a special merit award also presented to Bishop Willie Walsh.

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First female pilot’s legacy remembered at annual dinner

ENNIS woman Gráinne Cronin, who was the first female pilot appointed by Aer Lingus over 30 years ago, was among 70 pilots who were honoured by President Mary McAleese recently.

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Chinese lanterns light up Chamber initiative

THE combined force of the Ennis Development Forum and Ennis Chamber are continuing in their bid to bring some light to the town in the midst of the recession with the launch of their Create the Magic campaign.

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Science club to benefit from book swap

BOOK LOVERS are being urged to boldly go and support a fundraising event that will help young local scientists in their quest to explore the scientific world.Parent Isobel O’Dea is hosting a book swap at the Rowan Tree this Sunday in aid of the St Flannan’s College Science Club. The book swap will begin at 2.30pm and will continue until 5.30pm.“The science club does fantastic work with the kids in the school and they really do deserve lots of support. The club was set up in the ’90s and teacher Michael Horgan has really done a lot in promoting science and helping the students to get involved with lots of competitions. A lot of hard work goes into these projects that the kids are doing. The talent that these kids have shown is just amazing and it really should be encouraged. As a parent, I believe it’s important that we get involved in trying to support them,” she said.She explained …

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Ennis gets a vision of the future

RESEARCHERS from the University of Limerick are set to investigate how the people of Ennis want their town to develop over the next decade.

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Book Club Festival already set for 2012

FOLLOWING the success of this year’s Ennis Book Club Festival, organisers have already confirmed dates for next year’s event. The 2012 festival will take place from March 2 to 4, and judging from this year’s event, a host of high-profile writers are set to once again descend on the town.

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Spreading the word for Fairtrade Fortnight

SECOND-class pupils at CBS in Ennis helped to spread the Fairtrade message across the globe this week. Fairtrade Fortnight continues throughout the town until March 13, with a host of events planned to celebrate.

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John Lonergan among Lenten speakers

A FORMER heroin addict, DJ Gareth O’Callaghan, journalist John Waters and former governor of Mountjoy Prison, John Lonergan are amongst the high profile speakers set to preach at weekend masses in Ennis during Lent.

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