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Storm damage and flooding in the playground at Lahinch promenade. Photograph by John Kelly.

Ennis fundraiser for storm hit communities

LOCAL businesses are rallying behind those hit hardest by recent storms on the county’s coast with an entire weekend of fundraisers organised in Ennis.

Dubbed the Clare Coast Storm Benefit the three nights of events with something for everyone will take place in The Grove, Roslevan from Friday, February 21 to Sunday, February 23.

And funds raised from the three events will be divided with half going towards the repairing the playground in Lahinch while the second half will be donated to another worthy cause yet to be decided.

Donagh Vaughan, owner of The Grove explained that their efforts to help those in need following the storm have been greatly supported both in Ennis and in other parts of the county, including areas still reeling from the bad weather.
“We all have to pull together and help out in times like this,” he said. “The idea behind this came when we started seeing the pictures of the damage coming through so we thought we would try and get a few quid together and do something to help out.”

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