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# co-clare - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

US tourists driving in the Burren rescued from floodwaters after 'satnav wrong turn'
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

US tourists driving in the Burren rescued from floodwaters after 'satnav wrong turn'

Mar 11th 2020, 7:16 AM 40,007 Views 17 Comments

The drama began at around 7.30pm yesterday evening.

# co-clare - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Kayaker spends almost two hours trapped in deep gorge after getting into difficulty

Feb 15th 2020, 7:16 PM 38,518 Views 31 Comments

Five other kayakers managed to escape the incident.

# co-clare - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare
# Lahinch
# Lahinch

Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare

Jan 12th 2020, 4:12 PM 39,386 Views 2 Comments

The man was plucked from the water by an Irish Coast Guard before being brought to hospital.

# co-clare - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare
# Shannon
# Shannon

Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare

Dec 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,860 Views 2 Comments

Several other vehicles were also damaged in the incident on Friday night.

# co-clare - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion
# Go Ahead
# Go Ahead

Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion

Oct 10th 2019, 11:36 AM 91,739 Views 102 Comments

Trump purchased the hotel and golf course in 2014.

# co-clare - Friday 6 September, 2019

Democrats investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg hotel
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Democrats investigate Pence stay at Trump's Doonbeg hotel

Sep 6th 2019, 10:20 PM 20,975 Views 38 Comments

Pence has defended as “logical” his decision to stay at Doonbeg.

# co-clare - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Mike Pence defends choice to stay at Trump's Doonbeg resort despite most meetings taking place in Dublin
# Trump International
# Trump International

Mike Pence defends choice to stay at Trump's Doonbeg resort despite most meetings taking place in Dublin

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:31 PM 32,650 Views 40 Comments

Pence has been staying at the Trump International Golf Links and Hotel during his two-day visit to Ireland.

# co-clare - Friday 12 July, 2019

Suspended sentence for man who pleaded guilty to possessing 531 child pornography images
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Suspended sentence for man who pleaded guilty to possessing 531 child pornography images

Jul 12th 2019, 5:23 PM 35,045 Views 58 Comments

A factor in not imposing a jail term was the “undue delay” by the State in prosecuting the case.

# co-clare - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
# Lahinch
# Lahinch

Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach

Jul 11th 2019, 7:59 PM 39,047 Views 22 Comments

The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.

# co-clare - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case
# West Clare
# West Clare

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case

Jun 18th 2019, 6:03 PM 43,289 Views 0 Comments

Martin Gerald Foley pleaded guilty to 20 charges out of a total of 193 charges first brought against him.

# co-clare - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland
# Finian McGrath
# Finian McGrath

Government minister to attend protest against Trump's visit to Ireland

Updated Jun 4th 2019, 1:14 PM 44,789 Views 81 Comments

A number of protests will take place during the US President’s visit.

# co-clare - Friday 31 May, 2019

Growhouse containing cannabis worth an estimated €900k discovered in Co Clare
# Killaloe
# Killaloe

Growhouse containing cannabis worth an estimated €900k discovered in Co Clare

May 31st 2019, 4:57 PM 19,201 Views 47 Comments

A woman has been arrested at the scene.

# co-clare - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Body of missing Clare man found by fishermen
# Sixmilebridge
# Sixmilebridge

Body of missing Clare man found by fishermen

Apr 20th 2019, 12:04 PM 29,501 Views 1 Comment

The man had been missing from his home since Wednesday.

# co-clare - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Man in his 60s dies in car crash in Co Clare
# Mountshannon
# Mountshannon

Man in his 60s dies in car crash in Co Clare

Apr 18th 2019, 10:50 PM 15,399 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí in Killaloe are appealing for witnesses.

# co-clare - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire

Feb 6th 2019, 6:53 PM 45,838 Views 19 Comments

The car is understood to have lost control, struck a wall and rolled over into a green area.

# co-clare - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis

Oct 21st 2018, 4:27 PM 39,124 Views 23 Comments

The alleged incident was reported to Gardaí on Thursday.

# co-clare - Monday 6 August, 2018

Man seriously injured after car hits tree near Ennis
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Man seriously injured after car hits tree near Ennis

Aug 6th 2018, 2:56 PM 17,296 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses.

# co-clare - Friday 25 May, 2018

Bathing reopened at Doonbeg beach after water analysis
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Bathing reopened at Doonbeg beach after water analysis

May 25th 2018, 1:41 PM 5,594 Views 4 Comments

The council said the HSE advised the move following the tests of water samples.

# co-clare - Monday 19 March, 2018

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge
# Shannon
# Shannon

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal nightclub stabbing released without charge

Mar 19th 2018, 2:42 PM 25,351 Views 14 Comments

A second man was injured during the altercation, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# co-clare - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Man in his 20s stabbed to death in nightclub altercation
# Shannon
# Shannon

Man in his 20s stabbed to death in nightclub altercation

Mar 18th 2018, 9:58 AM 53,820 Views 20 Comments

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

# co-clare - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Fáilte Ireland raised concerns with Doonbeg wind farm months after Varadkar email

Mar 17th 2018, 8:40 AM 9,875 Views 62 Comments

Fáilte Ireland said that the development could have an impact on tourism along the Wild Atlantic Way.

# co-clare - Monday 26 February, 2018

Clare auctioneer 'of some standing' jailed for raping his friend's daughter
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Clare auctioneer 'of some standing' jailed for raping his friend's daughter

Feb 26th 2018, 8:14 PM 73,255 Views 38 Comments

The court was told that the sexual abuse his victim suffered had a “deep and long-lasting impact” on her to this day.

# co-clare - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

Feb 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,092 Views 9 Comments

The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.

# co-clare - Friday 26 January, 2018

Father-of-two dies after falling while taking down Christmas decorations in his home
# Tragic Accident
# Tragic Accident

Father-of-two dies after falling while taking down Christmas decorations in his home

Jan 26th 2018, 7:41 PM 67,186 Views 4 Comments

The man in his 50s is said to have suffered a serious head injury.

# co-clare - Saturday 20 January, 2018

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

US committee examining claim of Russian mafia money link to Trump's Doonbeg golf course

Jan 20th 2018, 9:00 AM 15,107 Views 74 Comments

The committee is investigating the alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.

# co-clare - Monday 13 November, 2017

Ennis has been named Ireland's friendliest place
# Retail Excellence
# Retail Excellence

Ennis has been named Ireland's friendliest place

Nov 13th 2017, 2:30 PM 16,387 Views 13 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland announced the Clare town as the winner.

# co-clare - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Arrest made after man wearing Guy Fawkes mask robs Ennis shop
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Arrest made after man wearing Guy Fawkes mask robs Ennis shop

Oct 25th 2017, 3:04 PM 14,855 Views 11 Comments

A sum of cash was taken, but no one was injured in the incident.

# co-clare - Friday 6 October, 2017

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries

Oct 6th 2017, 12:58 PM 22,201 Views 23 Comments

The HSE is currently in contact with the parents of up to 43 children to see if they were affected by the problem.

# co-clare - Monday 2 October, 2017

This bar in Clare is the first Irish pub to be given a Michelin Star - here's a look at the grub
# Nom Nom
From The Daily Edge
# Nom Nom

This bar in Clare is the first Irish pub to be given a Michelin Star - here's a look at the grub

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:05 PM 8,513 Views 1 Comment

The Wild Honey Inn was praised for its ‘robust and confident’ cooking. Mmm.

# co-clare - Friday 15 September, 2017

Death of man in his 40s in Ennis being treated as suspicious
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Death of man in his 40s in Ennis being treated as suspicious

Sep 15th 2017, 12:29 PM 18,787 Views 6 Comments

The man’s death is being treated as suspicious.

# co-clare - Monday 4 September, 2017

'I was in no hurry': Farmer waited until days before deadline to collect lottery cash
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

'I was in no hurry': Farmer waited until days before deadline to collect lottery cash

Sep 4th 2017, 4:29 PM 34,140 Views 36 Comments

The winner said he has no major plans for the €500,000, bar some upgrades to farm machinery.

Garda probe into St Patrick’s weekend death of man after post-mortem throws up questions
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Garda probe into St Patrick’s weekend death of man after post-mortem throws up questions

Sep 4th 2017, 2:46 PM 16,031 Views 1 Comment

Gerard Tubridy of Cree, Co Clare died on 20 March, two days after being admitted to hospital.

# co-clare - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Missing Clare man found safe and well
# Clare
# Clare

Missing Clare man found safe and well

Aug 29th 2017, 1:04 PM 13,561 Views 1 Comment

James Shannon had been missing from his home in Inagh since Saturday.

# co-clare - Monday 28 August, 2017

Gardaí praised for rescue of man from burning apartment overnight
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Gardaí praised for rescue of man from burning apartment overnight

Aug 28th 2017, 3:16 PM 14,437 Views 8 Comments

The man was located on a couch in the apartment and pulled to safety.

# co-clare - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Man (69) who pleasured himself while being washed by care assistants avoids jail
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Man (69) who pleasured himself while being washed by care assistants avoids jail

Jul 20th 2017, 9:49 PM 31,443 Views 90 Comments

Michael Mason plead guilty to sexual assault.

# co-clare - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Woman seeks to block her children travelling to London because of terror threat
# Relative Danger
# Relative Danger

Woman seeks to block her children travelling to London because of terror threat

Jul 11th 2017, 3:46 PM 30,546 Views 0 Comments

A Co Clare judge ruled that a mother must hand over her children’s passports.

# co-clare - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare
# Farming Incident
# Farming Incident

Man (50s) dies after falling into a slurry pit in Co Clare

Jun 28th 2017, 11:14 AM 24,067 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí and health and safety inspectors are investigating the incident.

# co-clare - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Conor found something on the internet that went wrong' - Funeral held for tragic teenage boy in Clare
# RIP
# RIP

'Conor found something on the internet that went wrong' - Funeral held for tragic teenage boy in Clare

May 16th 2017, 4:42 PM 115,946 Views 28 Comments

Conor Wilmot died in Sixmilebridge last Thursday.

# co-clare - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Cyclist (50) killed after collision with camper van in Clare
# Bunratty
# Bunratty

Cyclist (50) killed after collision with camper van in Clare

Mar 26th 2017, 5:54 PM 24,799 Views 96 Comments

The stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination of the scene.

# co-clare - Monday 20 March, 2017

Man who strangled woman he was having an affair with jailed for 8 years
# Deirdre McCarthy
# Deirdre McCarthy

Man who strangled woman he was having an affair with jailed for 8 years

Mar 20th 2017, 3:43 PM 25,143 Views 22 Comments

Deirdre McCarthy’s strangled body was found washed up on Fanore Beach, Co Clare, on 31 March 2011.

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