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Harty’s Home Care Bill wins Dail support

Harty’s Home Care Bill wins Dail support

A private members motion by Independent Clare Deputy, Dr Michael Harty, to put home care on a statutory footing, was unanimously agreed to go forward to the next stage when it was discussed by Dáil Éireann last week. If passed into law, Dr Harty’s motion will provide...

Breen welcomes supports for carers and the disabled

Breen welcomes supports for carers and the disabled

GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will go some way to helping carers and people with disabilities in Clare, that’s according to local Fine Gael TD and Minister of State, Pat Breen. Minister Breen said the new supports for carers will see all those in...

His Christmas Presence by Fr Tom Ryan

His Christmas Presence by Fr Tom Ryan

Wherever we are this Christmas time, whether or not joy comes early, we need to remember that Christmas is more than party going, and gift giving and receiving. It is Jesus coming to make his home in our hearts and warming our lives by his presence. Many people will...

Cratloe all-rounder Naomi receives Gold Gaisce Award

Cratloe all-rounder Naomi receives Gold Gaisce Award

Naomi Carroll from Cratloe was one of 55 young people who received a Gaisce Gold Award from President Michael D. Higgins at a ceremony in Dublin Castle. The award challenges young people aged 15-25 to push their boundaries and develop skills which will stand to them...

Green Christmas tips for Clare householders

Green Christmas tips for Clare householders

“Have a very Green Christmas” is the message coming from Clare County Council as everyone is urged to play their part in preventing the generation of waste over the holiday period. The local authority’s Environment Section says that making choices to reduce packaging...

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