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GAA history project for Clare

The history of the GAA in Clare will be the focus of a major history project to be carried out over the next 12 months. The GAA Oral History Project is one of the biggest sporting history initiatives ever undertaken.

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Angling project is top idea

A PLAN to extend a unique angling project in East Clare has won the top prize in the Clare Farm Idea Awards 2010.Dorothy Minogue Landers of Clondanagh Cottage, Tulla, already the owner of a well-established bed and breakfast and angling centre, put forward the idea of constructing two commercial lakes on her farm to claim the top prize.She and other category winners were presented with their prizes in the Woodstock Hotel, Ennis on Monday.Ms Minogue already has the bonus of lake frontage on her farm of 43 acres and many of her guests fish at her own lake, as well as the many others in the area.“At present, there are safety concerns and little or no amenities at most of these natural lakes,” said Dorothy, whose winning idea involves constructing the two lakes as well as walkways, a small shop and facilities on her farm.“While we cater very successfully for the 30 to 50-year-old bracket, I believe there is a …

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