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#Co Clare

# co-clare - Friday 9 August, 2013

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

The mammal – believed to be a striped dolphin – became stuck in shallow water in rocks on Kilkee Beach.

# co-clare - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Swimmers in Clare are being warned "don't swim with this dolphin!"

It follows several incidents in which people were rammed and injured. One woman was medivaced home to Germany after an encounter with the mammal.

# co-clare - Friday 12 July, 2013

Boy (17) dies in fifth drowning this week

The teenage boy went missing while swimming in a canal in Ardcrusha.

# co-clare - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge County Clare tries to get the highest number of Claires in one room CLAIRE CLAIR CLARE

County Clare tries to get the highest number of Claires in one room

Claires, Clares, Clairs all came together to try and set a world record.

# co-clare - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Stolen medieval carvings to return to Clare after 150 years

The carvings were taken from Scattery Island in the Shannon Estuary years ago – but will be brought ‘home’ next month.

# co-clare - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Body of Clare hit-and-run victim remains at the scene as gardaí make appeal

The State Pathologist is on the way to Ennis to examine the man’s body that was found late last night.

Man found dead following suspected hit-and-run

The victim is believed to have been in his twenties.

# co-clare - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody

It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.

# co-clare - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Woman in life threatening condition after stabbing in Ennis

A 22-year-old female has been arrested in relation to the incident.

# co-clare - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Search for Enda's grandad's ghost at Co Clare Lighthouse? Who Ya Gonna Call?

Search for Enda's grandad's ghost at Co Clare Lighthouse?

A paranormal team is checking out Loop Head Lighthouse this week, where the Taoiseach’s grandfather was a keeper in the 1930s.

# co-clare - Friday 5 April, 2013

Ennis gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault

The assault took place at a housing estate in Ennis on 4 April and the victim sustained serious head injuries.

# co-clare - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up What The Fliuch? This post contains videos

VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up

Especially when the waves can get this high, this quickly.

# co-clare - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Get lumbered up for Christmas Tree Throwing Championship Christmas Tree This post contains a poll

Get lumbered up for Christmas Tree Throwing Championship

The competition is a novel way to turn Christmas tree recycling into a sport, while at the same time raising funds for charity.

# co-clare - Monday 10 December, 2012

Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled

The six-year plan was produced by Clare County Council and unveiled this morning. It includes an aviation museum and ‘green infrastructure’.

# co-clare - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Gardaí arrest four people after search in Clare

The three men and one woman are aged from their late 20s to late 40s.

# co-clare - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Woman in her 20s dies in traffic collision

The incident occurred close to Ennis, Co Clare, shortly before 4pm today.

# co-clare - Friday 21 September, 2012

Che Guevara's daughter to visit Ireland

As part of her visit, Dr Aleida Guevara March will travel to Kilkee to open the second annual Che Do Bheatha festival – and will visit Leinster House.

# co-clare - Friday 7 September, 2012

Gardaí release two men arrested over Bunratty murder

Robert Sheehan had been attending his brother’s wedding and had gone to the car park for a cigarette when he was shot dead.

# co-clare - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Two arrested over Co Clare shooting

Two men aged in their 20s have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Bunratty, Co Clare, in the early hours of this morning.

Man 'critical' after shooting in Co Clare

The victim, aged in his 20s, was approached by two men and shot a number of times in a hotel car park in the early hours of this morning.

# co-clare - Monday 27 August, 2012

Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather

Survey of Co Clare’s medieval churches finds differences in building materials and techniques across the county.

# co-clare - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# co-clare - Monday 13 August, 2012

Search on for missing fishermen in Co Clare

The search is on after a fishing boat didn’t return back to land today. Meanwhile, a boat has overturned in Castletown and one person is missing.

# co-clare - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Teenage boy hospitalised after Co Clare swimming accident

The 17-year-old suffered head injuries after diving from the pier in Kilkee.

# co-clare - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast

The alarm was raised about the missing man at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

# co-clare - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Suspicious device found in vehicle in Ennis

Gardaí found the device after stopping a vehicle at around 1am this morning.

# co-clare - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Appeal issued after man's body recovered from sea by Cliffs of Moher

Gardaí are seeking to identify the remains of a man aged around 30 years old who may have travelled from Galway.

# co-clare - Monday 30 April, 2012

White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait

The pair is nesting in Mountshannon, in what has been described as a “momentous occasion” by the Golden Eagle Trust.

# co-clare - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Man seriously injured in Co Clare crash

Gardaí in Shannon are appealing for witnesses after a 29-year-old male was seriously injured in single vehicle incident.

# co-clare - Monday 12 March, 2012

83-year-old man killed after car strikes pole

The man died when the car he was driving left the road and hit a pole on New Street in Killaloe, Co Clare.

# co-clare - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Man dies in Clare crash

A 30-year-old man has died and another man has been seriously injured in a single vehicle crash in Co Clare.

# co-clare - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

# co-clare - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Five viable improvised explosive devices found in Co Clare

The Armby Bomb Disposal Team was called to Tulla this morning after the devices were discovered.

# co-clare - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

In today’s 9 at 9: The Government tries to cut cost of bank rescue package; Dublin bins situation escalates; double car bombing in Iraq.

# co-clare - Saturday 12 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge US tourist 'photographed image of Jesus' on Irish cliffs Image Of Christ

US tourist 'photographed image of Jesus' on Irish cliffs

The Cliffs of Moher are back in the news today, this time after a tourist claimed to have captured an image of Christ on the cliff face.

# co-clare - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Bomb found at Co Clare farm

The army bomb disposal team was called to the farm in Ardnacrusha after a viable IED was discovered overnight.

# co-clare - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Army bomb squad deals with World War II device in Clare

In a busy day for the Defence Forces’ bomb disposal team, a non-explosive device was discovered during excavations in Quinpoole.

# co-clare - Thursday 15 September, 2011

TD says independence from DAA is the only answer for Shannon Airport

Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has called for independence for Shannon from the Dublin Airport Authority, and says the management of the airport needs to be overhauled.

# co-clare - Monday 1 August, 2011

Swimmer recovered from the sea off Lahinch in a critical condition

The woman got into difficulty while swimming off Lahinch Beach. She’s been airlifted to University Hospital Galway.

# co-clare - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Murder investigation launched after man's body found in Co Clare

One man has been arrested in connection with the death and gardaí say the area remains sealed off pending a technical examination.