See list of events showcasing Clare’s heritage

Clare County Council has announced  a wealth of events are taking place in Clare during National Heritage Week 2022, with more than 70 events registered by heritage groups throughout the county to date.

New funding stream for Clare social enterprises

A new €1.5 million scheme will help improve and increase the number of social enterprises in Clare, according to Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey.

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival returns

The Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival will make a welcome return this year with singles from all over the world set to descend on Ireland’s love town this September.

X-PO Kilnaboy to reopen doors after two years 

X-PO, the social and cultural space in Kilnaboy’s former post office, is reopening its doors in the coming days for a short season of activities so that people locally can “reconnect” after two years of lockdowns. 

Free digital skills classes for older people in Clare

Free in-person digital skills classes for older people rollout across the country from today as part of the Hi Digital partnership initiative between Vodafone Ireland Foundation, Active Retirement Ireland and ALONE.
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Lahinch author wins major US book award

Lahinch-based author Ruairí McKiernan has landed a major US prize for his book Hitching for Hope - a Journey into the Heart and Soul of Ireland.

Student’s International Women’s Day exhibition opens

Students from TUS Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD) are adding their voice to an International Posters Exhibition on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and Discrimination, which will open in the TUS LSAD Gallery this International Women’s Day today.

Clare innovators encouraged to “Be the change you seek”

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is encouraging people from Clare who have an innovative idea to solve a particular social problem to “be the change you seek” by applying for a place on its Ideas Academy – aimed at those with an early-stage idea to solve a social problem or Impact Programme – aimed at high-potential social entrepreneurs looking to grow the impact of their organisation.