Clare Mayor to boycott RIC commemoration event

The Mayor of Clare has said he will boycott the national commemoration service for the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) on January 17th branding it, ‘a step too far.’

Students to hold peaceful protest in Ennis

Students seeking to highlight how climate change threatens the future of the planet, will hold a protest in O’Connell Square in Ennis this Friday.

Clare poet in Pence protest at Shannon Airport

A Co Clare poet was stopped by Gardaí at Shannon Airport this afternoon as she tried to make her way towards the terminal carrying two placards protesting at the visit of U.S. vice-president Mike Pence to Ireland.

Trump helicopters in ‘dry run’ flights to Doonbeg

The helicopters that will transport US President Donald Trump while he is in Ireland next week have carried out a dry run between Shannon Airport and the Trump family hotel in West Clare while a massive ring of steel was being erected around Shannon Airport yesterday.

Trump to visit Ireland in November

The Green Party has called for mass protests following confirmation that US president Donald Trump will visit Ireland later this year.
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Protest today at lack of mental health services

Sinn Féin hold a three hour protest outside Ennis Hospital today to further highlight the crisis in the Clare mental health service.

Dublin Lord Mayor attends Shannon peace vigil

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha attended a peace vigil at Shannon Airport yesterday to show support for those opposed to the ongoing use of the airport by the US military.

Women’s peace group march at Shannon Airport

A group of anti-war protestors marched on Shannon Airport early this morning to show their opposition to the US military’s use of the airport.