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High standard in poster competition

THE Clare Community Games final competition for 2010 was held last Friday in Waterpark House. The Keep Clare Clean Environmental Competition for both boys and girls, which is supported by Clare County Council and Shannon Development, attracted a very large entry and the standard was extremely high, which made the judges’ decision difficult.The MC on the night was Kevin O’Loughlin, who welcomed everyone on behalf of Community Games. Mayor of Clare, Christy Curtin congratulated all the children who participated and produced posters and poems to encourage everyone to keep the county clean and litter free.He said he acknowledged and admired the work and time given by all the volunteers in Community Games and hoped they can broaden to every area of the county. He wished Clare Community Games the very best as they approach their 40th birthday. Results U-6 poster: 1. Eva Mullen (Cratloe); 2. Oisín Flynn, (Quin/Clooney); 3. Aisling O’Rourke (Ballynacally/Lissycasey); 4. Lily Davidson (Kilnamona).U-8 poster: 1. Aoibhe Ward-Murphy …

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Top-class card for Cheltenham

STAFF at Cheltenham Racecourse are more than hopeful of beating the cold snap ahead of their high profile two-day international meeting this weekend, where a top-class card is further boosted by the fact that the Tingle Creek Chase, lost to the weather at Sandown last weekend, will now be run at the Cotswolds venue on Saturday.

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