Fundraising event for Clare hurling teams

Fundraising event for Clare hurling teams



Club Clare, Clare’s official hurling supporters group, will host a Poker Classic at the Temple Gate Hotel in Ennis on Friday (April 28th) at 9.00 p.m.

Entry is €25 per person with all proceeds from the fundraiser event going to the provision of identified facilities, equipment and services for Clare hurling.

Established in January 2017, Club Clare is run by a team of volunteers who organise fundraising initiatives to support Clare’s hurling teams from the U14 Development Squads right up to the senior team.

Club Clare successfully hosted a Scratch Card initiative during February and March while a Golf Classic is planned for Thursday 11th May and Friday 12th May at Woodstock Golf & Country Club in Ennis.

Meanwhile, supporters can subscribe as Club Clare members for exclusive content on the Club Clare app, available via Clubify (see Playstore and Appstore). Club Clare is also on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram (ClubClareHS) and on


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.