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Sunday 11 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Clare

Last year
# 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.
# End of the road
How will Armagh, Cork, Mayo and Clare reflect on the 2022 season?
Four teams bowed out at the weekend in the football quarter-final ties.
# Oak Leaf
Derry hit five goals to cruise past Clare and reach first All-Ireland semi-final since 2004
A semi-final appearance on 9 July awaits for Rory Gallagher’s side.
# Your Say
Who will win today's All-Ireland football quarter-finals?
It’s Derry v Clare and Dublin v Cork in Croke Park this evening.
# Double Bid
'Great role models, Clare are lucky to have them' - the twins starring on the All-Ireland stage
Eoin and Conor Cleary are central to Clare’s hopes in Croke Park over the next two weekends.
# the scare from clare
'It's a wild place and he's a wild thing': The Púca finds a home in the Burren
Plans to install the Púca in Ennistymon were scrapped earlier this year.
# All-Ireland quarter-final
Semple Stadium showdown: The 4 teams bidding for a semi-final spot
Galway, Cork, Clare and Wexford are hunting for a spot in the final four.
# expert view
Analysis: How will Wexford try to shut down Tony Kelly?
Hurling analyst Sean Flynn breaks down how Darragh Egan might plan for Clare’s main man in today’s quarter-final.
# Courts
Mother had to rescue two daughters from burning holiday home, court hears
The Flynn family had to flee a house at The Links Holiday Village, Lahinch, during a weekend break.
# Talking Points
A Munster final epic, Limerick's resolve, Clare's progress and the dazzling scoring stars
Plenty to digest from yesterday’s thriller in Thurles.
# Champions
Limerick emerge victorious after extra-time in Munster final thriller with Clare
A fourth Munster title in a row for John Kiely’s team.
# Raise the Banner
Clare dump seven-times All-Ireland winners Meath out of the Championship
Clare held on for a two point victory to book their place in the second round of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers while in the process eliminating Andy McEntee’s charges.
# Paul Flanagan
'Couldn't happen to a nicer fella' - A first senior champ start for Clare at 28 and coaching Limerick stars
Paul Flanagan has had to be patient for his county hurling breakthrough.
# Drugs Seizure
Man charged in relation to €1.4 million drug seizures in Clare and Limerick
Gardaí have carried out a spate of searches in Clare an Limerick in the past 24 hours.
# Packed house
Munster hurling final terrace tickets sell out in 11 minutes
A sell-out is expected in Thurles on Sunday week.
# Wrap
Four-goal Galway begin All-Ireland defence with big win as Clare and Tipp share spoils
Elsewhere in the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland senior camogie, Antrim scored a famous win over Offaly.
# major performance
Aaron Niland masterclass eases Galway to minor championship victory over Clare
Aaron Niland scored 0-16 points for the Tribesmen, which also proved to be the margin of victory at Athenry.
# Clare
Controversial €30,000 Púca statue given new home after Ennistymon 'hullabaloo'
The statue’s creator, Aidan Harte, welcomed the fact that the Púca finally found a home.
# Premier Pride
Tipperary lift Munster minor hurling title against Clare after dramatic penalty shootout
A pulsating night of hurling in Limerick.
# Loop head
Search for diver missing off Co Clare to resume
The man, an experienced caver, is thought to have gone exploring local sea caves in the area.
# dual diamond
Athlone Town captain and Clare ladies football star named Player of the Month
Laurie Ryan has been excellent through Athlone’s bright start to the WNL season.
# Loop head
Garda Water Unit joins search for missing sea cave explorer in Clare
The man, an experienced cave diver, had gone to the area possibly to explore a local cave.
# Census
'It's a complete farce': Homes across east Clare have yet to receive census forms
People fear parts of east Clare could lose out on public services as their population will be undercounted.
# Minor
Tipperary and Clare enjoy Munster semi-final wins as Waterford and Cork exit
The final will take place next week on 11 May.
# Talking Points
Clare's stock rising, Cork face battle to avoid exit and Duggan's brilliant return
The Banner are flying high two rounds in to the Munster championship.
# Banner
Clare claim another big Munster win in Thurles as Cork in trouble after defeat
All eyes on Thurles for today’s Munster hurling showdown.
# Spot kicks
Drama in Ennis as penalty shootout sends Limerick into Munster football semi-finals
90 minutes of action could not separate Clare or Limerick, so for the first time in the Munster SFC, penalties determined the winner.
# Talking Points
Limerick brilliance, Clare impress, Waterford's challenge and Tipp's struggles
Round two of the Munster hurling championship threw up plenty talking points.
# Brian Lohan
Clare's returning stars - 'They've been excellent since they came back, worked really hard'
The Banner got off to a flying start in the Munster round-robin series.
# Banner Boost
Clare goalscoring blast paves the way for decisive win over Tipperary
The returning Peter Duggan boosted Brian Lohan’s team.
# heir to the throne
Declan O'Sullivan's Kerry U20s progress to another Munster final after second-half surge
The Kingdom hit 1-6 without reply after the break to see off Clare and book a decider date with Cork.
# Close Call
Superb Shane Meehan goal not enough as Clare exit at the hands of Cork
Cork scored seven of the final nine scores to secure a Munster U20 semi-final spot.
# Teamsheet
Limerick and Clare include senior stars for Munster U20 hurling opener
Throw-in for tomorrow night’s game is 7pm.
# Located
Missing Clare woman found safe and well
The woman was found safe and well by Gardaí
# Heroin
Suspected heroin worth €700,000 seized and man (60s) arrested in Clare
The man can be held b gardaí for up to seven days.
# Shannon
Motorcyclist (30s) dies after Co Clare collision
The incident occurred this afternoon.
# Going Well
Galway continue perfect Division 2 campaign with home win over Clare
Worryingly for Tribe boss Pádraic Joyce, though, Shane Walsh limped off in the second half.
# All Square
Limerick and Clare battle to Cusack Park stalemate
The All-Ireland champions remain without a win in this year’s National Hurling League.
# Banner Boost
Tony Kelly scores 2-12 as Clare storm past Offaly for first league win
Brian Lohan’s side won out in Tullamore.