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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Clare

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# RIP
Gardaí investigating after discovery of body on Clare beach
The alarm was raised at around 3pm when a couple out walking found the body at White Strand beach.
# Clare
Man allegedly attacked his cousin with slash-hook in Ennis, court hears
Peter Molloy is charged with the assault causing harm of Eamon Quinn on 23 January.
Last month
January 2023
# M18
Several people injured in separate crashes on Co Clare motorway
The collisions happened at the same time and location and across all four lanes of the motorway about 500m south of the Dromoland interchange.
# Clare
Heavily criticised tented accommodation in Co Clare returns to use for 88 asylum seekers
The move has been criticised by a local TD.
Last year
2022
# tented accommodation
Moving asylum seekers from tents during cold snap should be 'watershed' moment
A local TD said it was ‘inhumane to have people in tents’ during wintertime.
# knockalisheen
Almost 100 refugees remain in tents in Co Clare during cold weather
Local Fianna Fáil politician Cathal Crowe said it was “inhumane” to allow people to live in tents during the winter.
# Paul Flanagan
A rethink to develop with Clare, marking Limerick attacking cousin and Munster title bid
Paul Flanagan’s hurling career has enjoyed a major renaissance.
# Strand Road
Kerins O'Rahillys cope with harsh Moran red card as Walsh goal key in Munster club win
The Kerry club winners survived a major test against Clare’s Éire Óg Ennis.
# laurie ryan
Athlone's fairytale story, a remarkable soccer return and an unfortunate Gaelic football clash
Laurie Ryan captains Athlone Town in today’s Women’s FAI Cup final.
# mountshannon
Man (80s) dies after being hit by car in Clare
Gardaí in Ennis are appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward.
# Inquest
Peggy Morrissey was driving to safety of son, Marty Morrissey when involved in fatal crash
Peggy Morrissey was driving to stay at a hotel during Storm Barra
# Gardaí
Man in his 50s killed after his vehicle overturned in collision with lorry
The scene in Co Clare was scattered with debris and a car that had been extensively damage was lying on its roof.
# around the grounds
Éire Óg lift Clare senior crown again, Galway hurling semi-final draw is made
The Nire (Waterford) and Enniskillen Gaels (Fermanagh) won county senior titles today.
# Stars Of The Show
Champions Limerick win seven hurling All-Stars with four for Kilkenny
Clare and Galway also have players honoured.
# Davy Fitzgerald
GAA star Davy Fitzgerald claims he's the victim of a fraud that’s led to proceedings in Portugal
He has had to instruct Portuguese lawyers to defend himself in respect of proceedings brought before the courts in that jurisdiction.
# Still On Top
Deasy goal proves crucial and Tony Kelly posts 0-4 as Ballyea retain Clare title
Ballyea are Clare senior champions for the fourth time after narrowly edging out Éire Óg.
# Grassroots
High stakes in Kerry, a new hurling look in Clare and football final four in Galway
A look at some of the key GAA club storylines around the country this weekend.
# Hurling
Éire Óg end 22-year Clare final wait, Na Fianna star in Dublin and Limerick reach last four
The double dream remains alive for the Éire Óg Ennis and Na Fianna clubs.
# drumline
Man (20s) in critical condition, three others injured following two-car collision in Co Clare
The collision occurred at around 6.10pm this evening.
# Courts
Clare man goes on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett
The trial heard the woman died as a result of a violent attack at a public toilet in Ennis last year.
# take me to church
Football history made in Tipp, Clare champs win and Palatine lift Carlow title
Upperchurch-Drombane are through to their first ever Tipperary senior football final.
# Grassroots
Here are the Kerry football quarter-final and Clare hurling semi-final draws
All the games will be played on the weekend of 8-9 October.
# Banner
O'Donnell hits 1-9 in Clare quarter-final win, Dublin and Kilkenny semi-final draws made
Éire Óg and Ballyea won today’s quarter-finals in Cusack Park.
# aircraft collision
Co Clare community in 'shock' after fatal aircraft collision
The victim of yesterday’s fatal aircraft collision has been named locally as Michael Flynn.
# Donald Trump
Donald Trump's Doonbeg golf resort facing legal proceedings from Irish environmental group
The environmental group said it was ‘dealing with an organisation that didn’t seem to be able to admit they had lost’.
# Tune in
Tipperary, Clare and Offaly senior GAA club games live on TV next weekend
Plenty to enjoy for GAA fans.
# Witness appeal
Man in his 20s dies in car crash in Clare, second man seriously injured
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
# Ennis
Appeal lodged against permission for €450 million data centre campus in Clare
The plan includes the construction of six data centres.
# Outbreak
Health probe underway into increase in E. Coli cases in Mid-West HSE area
29 cases were recorded in the week preceding 27 August, 7 of which were in the Mid-West region.
Irish community gathers in tribute to stabbed busker Thomas O’Halloran
Mr O’Halloran died after he was attacked while on his mobility scooter in west London.
# Doonbeg
Donald Trump scraps visit to west Clare
Donald Trump was due in Ireland on 27 August next.
# Ballyalla Lake
Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare lake
It’s believed the man, who was in his late 40s, was seen diving into the water but not resurfacing.
# Clare
Teenager airlifted to hospital in serious condition after tractor accident in Co Clare
The incident occurred on the R461 in Scariff, Co Clare at around 5.30pm yesterday afternoon.
# Clare
€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition
Construction is planned to start later this year.
# Fanore
Swimmer dies in hospital after getting into difficulty in Clare
The incident happened yesterday evening.
# Banner Blow
Tony Kelly: 'You become addicted to trying to win an All-Ireland. We're no different in Clare'
Clare bowed out of the 2022 Liam MacCarthy race after a heavy semi-final defeat to Kilkenny on Saturday.
# Collision
Two motorcyclists injured in serious crash in Clare
Two motorbikes and a car collided on the N67 Kinvarra to Ballyvaughan Road at Munnia Burrin this afternoon.
# Cool Cats
Dominant Kilkenny hammer Clare to book place in All-Ireland senior final
39.626 was the attendance in Croke Park.
# Leaks
ESB Networks fined over greenhouse gas leakages at Moneypoint power station
It was fined €1,000 and must pay €20,390 in legal costs over the emission of sulphur hexafluoride in 2018 and 2019.
# Final Four
Race for Liam: The four teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory
Kilkenny take on Clare on Saturday, while Limerick meet Galway on Sunday.