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Chris hoping to make a big splash in Rio

WHEN he talks about the future, Chris Bryan doesn’t mind setting big goals and openly says he is in with a chance of taking home an Olympic medal from Rio.

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Firmly pulling for Sight

A NUMBER of local companies took part in a unique test of strength last Saturday, signing up to pull a 100-tonne Boeing 767 over a distance of 12 feet.

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Chamber welcomes passenger numbers rise

Shannon chamber has  welcomed the return to growth in passenger numbers at the airport, after being on a downward spiral for the last five years.

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SkyCourt businesses are paying more rates than rent

HARD-pressed businesses at SkyCourt are actually paying more money to the county council in rates than they are charged for their rent, according to the centre’s manager Pat Kelly.

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Fluoride protest at Chemifloc plant

AROUND 40 people showed up for a protest outside Chemifloc last Friday led by Kerry woman Aisling Fitzgibbon, who is campaigning against adding fluoride to the water.

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Permission granted for gym

SHANNON should have a new place to exercise after planning permission was granted for a change of use of a vacant building next to Bank of Ireland in the Free Zone, to allow for a gym and personal training centre.

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Fleming criticises lack of support from party colleagues

AFTER scuppering the anticipated election of Patricia McCarthy as Mayor of Shannon last week, Councillor Michael Fleming was unrepentant when he spoke to The Clare Champion on Monday.

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Town centre ‘dying on its feet’

SHANNON Town Centre is “dying on its feet” due to the increase in shop closures, a local town councillor has claimed.

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