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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Co Clare

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Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night
The pair failed to return to their car on Saturday and missed their flight out of Shannon yesterday.
Missing teenager airlifted to hospital after being found in Co Clare woods
A multi-agency search was launched yesterday.
This gorgeous bird's-eye view of the Burren will ease any semblance of Fear
Like a gentle massage to the temple.
'I'm sleeping on a friend's sofa on the verge of becoming homeless, I don't know what to do'
Karen says she found herself in this situation because there is no social housing available and the rent supplement is just too low.
This phone socket exploded into bits during Monday night's lightning storms
“There was a lot of electricity flying around the room,” Ronan Kelly said… Somehow, his one-year-old managed to sleep through the whole thing.
"We won't be moving," say residents told to leave their homes a week before Christmas
Their landlord has gone into receivership and the receiver says there are health and safety concerns.
Man due in court after almost €700k of cannabis found in house raid
The search was part of an ongoing investigation into drug dealing in Clare and Limerick.
How SMEs in rural Clare could be cloud computing with their continental rivals
It’s part of a pilot plan to stop rural businesses in Ireland sliding behind competitors in Europe.
1,800 people in Co Clare have been warned not to drink their water
“Algal bloom” at Lake Inchiquin is causing the trouble.
Drinking water alert issued in Clare by HSE, county council
Notice has been issued for customers of the Kildysart and Coolmeen public water supplies.
Man charged in connection with disappearance of Adrian Folan
He will appear before a special sitting of Galway District Court this evening.
Body of woman found in campervan in Co Clare
The woman is not believed to have died as a result of foul play.
Even Irish army tanks need L plates, you know
Is there a licensed driver with him? We need to know this.
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.
Eight to appear in court over illegal motoring events in Clare
Up to 70 modified cars were involved.
Eight charged over Clare modified car rallies
The eight will appear before Ennis District Court on 23 April.
70 vehicle 'modified car rally' from Lahinch to Cliffs of Moher leads to eight arrests
The illegal rally took place on 7 March.
Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods
Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.
€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.
74-year-old grandmother dies after being struck by her own car in Ennis
The freak incident occurred on Francis Street earlier this afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Search resumes for man who fell into water while fishing
The man was fishing with a friend yesterday when he fell into the water.
One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery
The incident happened at a cemetery near Ennis in Co Clare last night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody
It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.
Woman in life threatening condition after stabbing in Ennis
A 22-year-old female has been arrested in relation to the incident.
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.
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.
VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up
Especially when the waves can get this high, this quickly.
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.
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’.
Gardaí arrest four people after search in Clare
The three men and one woman are aged from their late 20s to late 40s.