St Anne’s pupils prepare glór performance

St Anne’s pupils prepare glór performance


Students from St Anne’s Special School in Ennis are busily preparing for their annual Embrace Arts and People with Disabilities exhibition and performance event at glór, Ennis, on 9th May at 1.00 p.m.

The upcoming event will feature a visual arts exhibition and live performances and will be followed by a screening of “Safeguarding’’, a new film created by members of the Brothers of Charity, Kilrush, at 2.15 p.m.

Second, third and fourth class pupils are currently devising and rehearsing their musical acts with musician and Embrace facilitator Claire Watts.

Run by Clare County Arts Office and supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, the Embrace Programme for Arts and People with Disabilities provides opportunities for individuals to engage with a wide range of art forms.

This event is free and all are welcome to attend. For further details please contact Embrace Coordinator Ceara Conway: 065 6899091.


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.