Monthly Archives: July 2017

CCDL putting Clarecastle on the Map

For the past few months CCDL has been actively working with Failte Ireland, Clare County Council, Clare Local Development Company, Public Representatives and community organisations in Clare to ensure that Clarecastle is positioned to avail of opportunities arising from Failte Ireland’s initiative to create a Shannon Estuary Way. The Shannon Estuary is a spectacular and unspoilt estuary just off the ... Read More »

East Clare By-election of 10th July 2017 remembered

Clarecastle & Ballyea Heritage & Wildlife Group has marked a 100 year-old link between Clarecastle and the East Clare By-Election of 10 July 1917 with the publication of its latest booklet, Netta O’Brien Sheedy’s Autograph –A Clarecastle link to the East Clare By-Election 1917. This 44-page booklet is available in local shops – price €5 Read More »

Ceili at the Crossroads Festival opens this weekend with the Shandrum Ceili Band

Clarecastle/Ballyea Comhaltas Ceoltori Eireann is holding its annual Ceilí at the Crossroads Festival from 9th – 16th July.  The festival will open with a concert featuring Shandrum Ceilí Band in Abbey Hall, on Sunday, 9th July at 8pm and tickets are available from Clarecastle Post Office or Committee members. Hailing from north Cork, the Shandrum Ceili band has may years of ... Read More »