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Kilbane to bring Country Gospel to Whitegate’s

COUNTRY Gospel singer James Kilbane and guests will raise the roof at a special concert at St Flannan’s Church in Whitegate next month, as part of a community fundraising effort to carry out refurbishment works to the church.

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Celebrating Looking Forward with new DVD

SIX years ago, tragedy struck Feakle man Dun Purcell. His wife of almost 42 years died and although he had family around him, he found himself in a lonely situation.

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Park and ride facilities to create 40 new jobs

FORTY full-time jobs are to be created by The Atlantis Group after a decision by An Bord Pleanála to uphold the granting of planning permission for the development of park and ride facilities to the Cliffs of Moher.

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Recession-busting Nollaig Ennistymon

ONE of the joys of a small business is that it can reinvent itself at short notice and without huge costs. The same can be said for small towns – in Ennistymon businesses are working to do just that.

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Kilnaboy Youth Club awarded for their co-operation

THE role members of Kilnaboy Youth Club play in society and in adopting a partnership approach in the care of the elderly within their community was key to the club receiving a major award in this year’s Co-operation Ireland’s annual Pride of Place competition.

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Potential for tourism at Loop Head

LOOP Head lighthouse has a lot of potential for development as a tourist attraction, this week’s meeting of Kilrush electoral area councillors heard.

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Relatives remember Rehy war casualty

  When he was just 18 years of age, Dennis Liddane left the family home in Rehy, Kilkee and set sail on the emigrant ship for a new life in America.

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Ennis to host biggest book club festival yet

SOME of the most recognisable names in Irish and international literature will participate in next year’s Ennis Book Club Festival, the largest event of its kind anywhere in Ireland and the UK.Supported by Clare County Library, the three-day programme of events from March 5 to March 7 is expected to attract hundreds of book club members and book lovers from all over Europe and North America. The festival will also feature Ireland’s first ‘Book Club of the Year Award’ and a professional development workshop for library staff.Among the contributors to the festival will be Lionel Shriver, prolific journalist and Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin and The Post-Birthday World; Joseph O’Connor, journalist, screenwriter and author of 10 Irish number one bestsellers including Cowboys and Indians, Desperadoes, The Salesman and Inishowen; Tim Pat Coogan, biographer, historian, journalist and writer of Michael Collins and Ireland in the Twentieth Century; and Fiona Looney, columnist, playwright, scriptwriter and media personality.Other …

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