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Ennis receives €2m in Local Authority Housing funding

CLARE County Council has received approval in principle for more than €2 million in funding for the construction of eight houses at Roslevan, Tulla Road, Ennis. The development will comprise of two 2-bedroom and six 3-bedroom houses and funding of €2,036,858 is being made available from the Local Authority Housing Construction Programme as part of the Rebuilding Ireland initiative.

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Friday photos from the Irish Open

IT’S Day 2 of the Irish Open and huge crowds are again in Lahinch to see some of golf’s top stars. Clare Champion photographer John Kelly is on hand to capture images of one of the year’s top sporting events. At the time of writing (just before 4pm) Zander Lombard and Eddie Pepperell are the leaders, both on -8.  

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Christmas Swim at Gortglas Lake (Photo Gallery)

Hardy souls took to the water at beaches and lakes around the county on Christmas Day to raise funds for charities. Our photographer John Kelly travelled to Gortglas Lake in Kildysart where swimmers took their annual dip at midday, raising much needed funds for the West Clare Mini marathon Cancer fund. [doptg id=”90″]  

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Clare’s St Patrick’s Day parades in pictures

As the country turned green to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, Clare Champion photographers were out and about in County Clare capturing all the festivities. Browse through the photo galleries below to see parades from around the county. KILRUSH [doptg id=”54″] ENNISTYMON [doptg id=”53″] LISCANNOR [doptg id=”52″] KILFENORA [doptg id=”51″] KILKEE [doptg id=”50″] ENNIS [doptg id=”55″] DOONBEG [doptg id=”58″] FANORE [doptg id=”57″] LISDOONVARNA [doptg id=”56″] TULLA [doptg id=”60″] SIXMILBRIDGE [doptg id=”63″] SHANNON [doptg id=”62″] SCARIFF [doptg id=”59″] KILLALOE [doptg id=”61″]  

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