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Clare Haven seeks support in online vote for funding

CLARE Haven is in the running for a much-needed boost, after being nominated by staff of Permanent TSB in Clare for a share of its community fund. The fund operates in each of Permanent TSB’s regions across Ireland and aims to provide round €300,000 to six local charities – chosen by members of the public, in a vote that closes on Wednesday, April 7. Dr Siobhán O’Connor, Manager of Services with Clare Haven urged the public to get behind the scheme by casting their votes. She also thanked Permanent TSB in Clare for its support. “The staff and customers in Permanent TSB O’Connell Street, Ennis have always been very generous to us,” she said. “We are very grateful that we were nominated to be considered for this fund. Domestic Abuse has long been a scourge that has mired our community here in Clare. The Covid 19 experience in 2020 has exacerbated it with demand for Clare Haven’s services increasing by …

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Whiskey entrepreneur poised to become Nissan ambassador

A Clare emigrant who returned to her family farm in Cooraclare to create a business that has revived the traditional method of producing Irish whiskey is poised to become a Nissan Generation Next ambassador. Louise McGuane, (39), was one of almost 1,000 people who applied to the innovative ambassador programme which helps people to follow their dream and to get ahead with the backing and support of Nissan. This week she was named as one of 20 finalists put forward to the public voting stage of the programme and is now just one step away from landing the keys to a brand new, taxed and insured Nissan to drive for a year. “I am thrilled to make it through to the public vote. Every vote counts and I hope that the people of Clare will support me and my business by voting online,” said Louise. Louise left Ireland after secondary school and went on to gain a wealth of international …

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