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W/E 01/08/2021

posted Jul 27, 2021, 1:43 PM by John O'Sullivan
Tour de Munster.
The 21st annual 600km “Tour de Munster” takes place this year from August 5 to August 8. Over 150 cyclists will travel the length and breath of Munster raising awareness and funds for the local Down Syndrome Clare branch. The committee of Down Syndrome, its members and supporters will be “bucket shaking” in Ennis on Friday August 6, when the cyclists arrive in Ennis. 
Anyone who might have an hour to spare and would like to volunteer on the day is welcome to contact Laura Cahir @0872901892, or people may also donate by entering the raffle at, where the prize is a fantastic racing bike valued at €1,599 sponsored by Plane.t Tri in Killaloe. All support will be greatly appreciated as the funds raised will be put to good use to provide children with speech therapy, essential therapeutic services, occupational therapy, home tutoring, sports and social activities.

Aoife Anderson and the Clare Camogie under 18 panel were unfortunate or lose out to Cork at the weekend.
Louise McDonnell and Rebecca Crowe will play with Clare Juniors on Saturday next when they take on Roscommon, in Roscommon. 
A reminder to those who would wish to come out tomorrow, Friday, evening in support of Clare Camogie, that Brid McNamara is due to arrive at her local Club, Ruan, where she will finish her one million steps for Clare Camogie.

Walking Tour.
Following on to her last walk in July, Mary O’Halloran will lead another walk around the archaeological sites of Dysart O’Dea on Sunday, August 8. This walk will take in the Soup School, Rath Medieval Church and a hill fort. Mary may be contacted at  0872830950 or, for further information.

Recent Deaths.
The death has taken place of Margaret (Ada) O’Reilly (née Roughan), Dublin, sister of Tom Roughan, Fountain and Mary Cahir, Dysart. The death has also occurred of Bridie Carey (née Hannon), Renahamana, Flagmount, Caher, Co. Clare, mother of Roger Carey, Nooan, Ruan.

Corofin/Ruan u15B team played Broadford on Monday evening in the final group match of the campaign. It was a tight game for the most part, however Broadford had a strong period before the second half water break and won on a score line of 3.16 to 3.10 in what was a very entertaining game.