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Pupils remember Ciara with charity fashion show

THE life of a young Ennis pupil, who tragically lost her battle with cancer last year, will be remembered in style by her friends at Coláiste Muire.Ciara Conroy from Quin passed away last May and later this year, her friends at the Coláiste will host a fashion show to raise funds for a cause that was very special to their late friend’s heart.Ciara was very involved with CanTeen, a teen cancer support group, and funds raised from the fashion show, which will be held in March, will go to the organisation.Transition-year pupils taking part in the Young Social Innovators’ Awards will be producing the show, while all second and fourth-year pupils are involved in modeling on the night.Ciara’s family will be there on the night showing their support.The show’s theme will be Beautiful things we love and love to share and the event is being held in association with Martina Costelloe Productions. The fashion extravaganza will feature spring and summer …

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Norris supports Wonders of Nature campaign

SENATOR David Norris has joined a growing list of public figures lending their support to the campaign to have the Cliffs of Moher named one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

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Uncertain future for Galway Airport

THE future of Galway Airport is in doubt following a Department of Transport report on achieving value for money in regional airports.

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Hazelwood garden extension meets strong opposition

A PLANNING application to alter the boundary of a house in Hazelwood, Clonroadmore, Ennis, to increase a back garden and build a two-metre high wall, would mean the loss of a communal green space in the estate if granted, according to Ennis town Councillor Johnny Flynn, who has objected to the proposal.

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Barefield school pupils have a spring in their step

OVER 260 pupils from first to sixth classes at Barefield National School are gearing up for the school’s annual spring concert, which will be staged in Glór, Ennis on Thursday, February 10.

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O’Connell documentary shortlisted for Celtic Media award

A RADIO documentary on Ennis man Michael Tierney by Ennis journalist Brian O’Connell has been shortlisted for a Celtic Media Award.

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Ennis Educate Together nominated for aid award

THE Ennis Education Together National School on the Gort Road is one of only 11 primary schools nationwide to be shortlisted for this year’s Our World Irish aid Awards.

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Stellar line-up for book club festival

BOOKER Prize-winning author, Anne Enright, as well as playwright, film and theatre director, Peter Sheridan, will be among the contributors to the fourth Ennis Book Club Festival, which takes place from March 4 to 6.

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