Three sitting TD’s look set to be returned. Fianna Fail’s Timmy Dooley (1/12) along with Fine Gael’s Pat Breen (1/12) and Joe Carey (1/8) head up the market.
That leaves a battle for the last seat with six realistic candidates and the punters are coming for the Independents in a big way.
Kilrush Councillor Ian Lynch has been well supported, now 10/3 from a first show of 14/1.
Both Dr. Michael Harty and former Clare person of the year Ann Norton have too, come in for what looks to be informed money.