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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Co Clare

All time
# Corofin
Body of woman found in campervan in Co Clare
The woman is not believed to have died as a result of foul play.
# tanks a tousand
Even Irish army tanks need L plates, you know
Is there a licensed driver with him? We need to know this.
# trump in ireland
Trump: I'm bringing hundreds of jobs --- and yes, I'll be a friend of the snail
The outspoken billionaire arrived in Co Clare this morning to check out the luxury golf resort he snapped up for a song.
# Racing
Eight to appear in court over illegal motoring events in Clare
Up to 70 modified cars were involved.
# Fast and Fanore-ius
Eight charged over Clare modified car rallies
The eight will appear before Ennis District Court on 23 April.
# racing banner
70 vehicle 'modified car rally' from Lahinch to Cliffs of Moher leads to eight arrests
The illegal rally took place on 7 March.
# Battered
Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods
Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.
# repairs
€16.8m to fix storm damage in Co Clare
The council had earlier submitted a report to Government saying it needed €36.8m for repairs after recent bad weather.
# Clare
74-year-old grandmother dies after being struck by her own car in Ennis
The freak incident occurred on Francis Street earlier this afternoon.
# gortgloss
Man who spent night trapped under mini-digger recovering in hospital
Emergency services used lifting equipment to free the man, more than 12 hours after his ordeal began.
# Co Clare
Gardaí investigating after man's body found in car park
The body of the 61-year-old was found in a car park in the Co Clare village of Ballynacally this morning.
# Stormwatch
Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others
There are over 20 volunteers working at the Doolin station, which was damaged by the floods overnight.
# Co Clare
Search resumes for man who fell into water while fishing
The man was fishing with a friend yesterday when he fell into the water.
# Clare
One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery
The incident happened at a cemetery near Ennis in Co Clare last night.
# Co Clare
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
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
Boy (17) dies in fifth drowning this week
The teenage boy went missing while swimming in a canal in Ardcrusha.
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.
# Welcome home
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.
# Ennis
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.
# Co Clare
Man found dead following suspected hit-and-run
The victim is believed to have been in his twenties.
# Ennis
Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody
It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.
# Garda Appeal
Woman in life threatening condition after stabbing in Ennis
A 22-year-old female has been arrested in relation to the incident.
# 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.
# appeal
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.
# What the fliuch?
VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up
Especially when the waves can get this high, this quickly.
# Christmas Tree
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.
# Shannon
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’.
# Arrests
Gardaí arrest four people after search in Clare
The three men and one woman are aged from their late 20s to late 40s.
# Roads
Woman in her 20s dies in traffic collision
The incident occurred close to Ennis, Co Clare, shortly before 4pm today.
# Che Guevara
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.
# Bunratty
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.
# Shooting
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.
# Shooting
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.
# History
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.
# Search
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.
# Clare
Teenage boy hospitalised after Co Clare swimming accident
The 17-year-old suffered head injuries after diving from the pier in Kilkee.
# Rescue
Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast
The alarm was raised about the missing man at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.
# Ennis
Suspicious device found in vehicle in Ennis
Gardaí found the device after stopping a vehicle at around 1am this morning.