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# kilkee - Friday 16 July, 2021

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 9:44 PM 29,642 Views 9 Comments

The three swimmers got into difficulty shortly after 5pm today.

# kilkee - Monday 3 August, 2020

Clare council urges 'responsible' behaviour after crowds of young people gather in Kilkee
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Clare council urges 'responsible' behaviour after crowds of young people gather in Kilkee

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:26 AM 81,496 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that nine people had been arrested for public order offences in Kilkee, Co Clare over the course of Saturday evening.

# kilkee - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

'A hugely popular guy. You'd miss him, especially when you're in the middle of doing something like this'
# Michael O'Shea
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# Michael O'Shea

'A hugely popular guy. You'd miss him, especially when you're in the middle of doing something like this'

May 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 59,958 Views 2 Comments

The late Michael O’Shea continues to be remembered in Clare football circles.

# kilkee - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Gardaí investigate source of posters warning holiday home owners to 'f**k off' in Clare resort town
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Gardaí investigate source of posters warning holiday home owners to 'f**k off' in Clare resort town

Apr 9th 2020, 8:21 PM 111,174 Views 90 Comments

The posters were placed outside mobile home parks and holiday homes in Kilkee.

# kilkee - Monday 19 August, 2019

Tributes paid to former UL lecturer and All-Ireland club winner who died over the weekend
# Clare
# Clare

Tributes paid to former UL lecturer and All-Ireland club winner who died over the weekend

Aug 19th 2019, 8:56 AM 37,272 Views 4 Comments

David Weldrick (71) died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Clare.

# kilkee - Monday 15 April, 2019

'Traumatised forever': Mother of three recalls false imprisonment at knife-point by ex-partner
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

'Traumatised forever': Mother of three recalls false imprisonment at knife-point by ex-partner

Apr 15th 2019, 9:24 PM 18,571 Views 0 Comments

Jennifer Haugh made her comments during her victim impact statement over her false imprisonment.

# kilkee - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:17 AM 76,460 Views 14 Comments

Michael O’Shea lined out for the Banner senior side from 1999 to 2014.

# kilkee - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

'Extremely dangerous': Warning after children seen 'tombstoning' from Co Clare cliffs
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

'Extremely dangerous': Warning after children seen 'tombstoning' from Co Clare cliffs

Jul 24th 2018, 4:35 PM 53,118 Views 45 Comments

Clare County Council issued a warning after a video emerged online of people jumping from cliffs in Kilkee.

# kilkee - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Two teenagers have died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare quarry
# Clare
# Clare

Two teenagers have died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare quarry

May 31st 2018, 7:40 PM 134,929 Views 51 Comments

It’s understood the alarm was raised at around 3.30pm.

# kilkee - 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 13,152 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.

# kilkee - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Man in critical condition after being washed into sea in Clare
# Creeragh
# Creeragh

Man in critical condition after being washed into sea in Clare

Jan 13th 2018, 5:28 PM 20,825 Views 17 Comments

It’s believed he was taking photos near the base of a cliff.

# kilkee - Monday 27 November, 2017

39-year-old man jailed for five months for stealing from church boxes using 'ingenious' lollipop device
# Mean Thing To Do
# Mean Thing To Do

39-year-old man jailed for five months for stealing from church boxes using 'ingenious' lollipop device

Nov 27th 2017, 4:33 PM 39,213 Views 60 Comments

Zan Dolinski’s behaviour was condemned by Judged Patrick Durcan as being ‘contemptible’.

# kilkee - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Murder accused said 'Sorry, I didn't mean to do it' when charged with fatal stabbing
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

Murder accused said 'Sorry, I didn't mean to do it' when charged with fatal stabbing

Oct 18th 2017, 6:45 PM 13,381 Views 0 Comments

Karl Haugh, a 25-year-old father-of-one, was stabbed in the back in Kilkee earlier this year.

# kilkee - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert

Sep 28th 2017, 4:35 PM 25,741 Views 43 Comments

The local dog warden is keeping the limb in his freezer.

# kilkee - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death

Sep 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 13,148 Views 4 Comments

Caitríona died last year while on call with the Irish Coast Guard.

# kilkee - Monday 11 September, 2017

Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published
# One Year On
# One Year On

Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published

Sep 11th 2017, 5:40 PM 13,526 Views 4 Comments

Caitríona Lucas died on 12 September last year just off Kilkee, Co Clare.

# kilkee - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'Our house will never be the same' - Funeral of stabbing victim takes place in Clare
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

'Our house will never be the same' - Funeral of stabbing victim takes place in Clare

Aug 9th 2017, 9:02 PM 19,106 Views 0 Comments

Karl Haugh’s sister Stacey also died in tragic circumstances..

# kilkee - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Man charged over fatal stabbing told gardaí 'nobody was meant to die'
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

Man charged over fatal stabbing told gardaí 'nobody was meant to die'

Aug 8th 2017, 1:45 PM 18,031 Views 0 Comments

Karl Haugh died on Sunday from a stab wound to his back.

# kilkee - Monday 7 August, 2017

Man charged over fatal stabbing of 25-year-old man in Co Clare
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Man charged over fatal stabbing of 25-year-old man in Co Clare

Aug 7th 2017, 7:54 PM 18,185 Views 0 Comments

Two other men have been released without charge.

# kilkee - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Third man arrested after 25-year-old man died in Clare stabbing this morning
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Third man arrested after 25-year-old man died in Clare stabbing this morning

Aug 6th 2017, 4:38 PM 46,607 Views 36 Comments

It happened at Marion Estate, Kilkee at around 1.15am.

# kilkee - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant
# Wastewater
# Wastewater

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant

Aug 1st 2017, 12:45 PM 17,842 Views 24 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.

# kilkee - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach
# Clare
# Clare

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach

Jul 18th 2017, 4:56 PM 66,373 Views 61 Comments

Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.

# kilkee - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife
# Caitriona Lucas
# Caitriona Lucas

'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife

Nov 1st 2016, 3:15 PM 15,789 Views 5 Comments

Bernard Lucas paid tribute to coastguard wife, Caitríona, who died during an operation off the coast of Clare.

# kilkee - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Body recovered from sea by Doolin Coast Guard
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Body recovered from sea by Doolin Coast Guard

Sep 24th 2016, 5:58 PM 28,245 Views 12 Comments

The body was recovered by the Doolin Coast Guard unit at about 5.30pm.

# kilkee - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person
# RIP
# RIP

Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person

Sep 15th 2016, 6:20 PM 24,699 Views 12 Comments

The mother-of-two died on Monday.

# kilkee - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer

Sep 13th 2016, 8:59 PM 32,241 Views 14 Comments

The mother-of-two was pronounced dead shortly after being airlifted from the water.

# kilkee - Monday 12 September, 2016

'A brave and valiant woman': Tributes to Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

'A brave and valiant woman': Tributes to Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas

Sep 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 42,770 Views 58 Comments

The boat was part of a search mission in Clare.

# kilkee - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Twenty basking sharks spotted off coast of Clare
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Twenty basking sharks spotted off coast of Clare

Apr 12th 2016, 3:49 PM 29,577 Views 19 Comments

The basking shark is the second largest fish in the world.

# kilkee - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Surfer airlifted to hospital after water accident off Clare coast
# Riley's Wave
# Riley's Wave

Surfer airlifted to hospital after water accident off Clare coast

Mar 13th 2016, 1:10 PM 25,098 Views 8 Comments

He was injured while surfing a well-known wave near Ballard Bay.

# kilkee - Monday 31 August, 2015

Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple
# Clare
# Clare

Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple

Aug 31st 2015, 6:37 PM 22,920 Views 4 Comments

A man’s body was found yesterday.

# kilkee - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Body found in search for missing tourist couple in Clare
# Japanese Couple
# Japanese Couple

Body found in search for missing tourist couple in Clare

Aug 30th 2015, 7:59 PM 56,173 Views 12 Comments

A diver taking part in the search made the discovery in waters off George’s Head.

# kilkee - Thursday 27 August, 2015

New images emerge of missing Japanese couple
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

New images emerge of missing Japanese couple

Aug 27th 2015, 2:27 PM 37,234 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí released the CCTV images today.

# kilkee - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night

Aug 26th 2015, 9:36 PM 45,518 Views 21 Comments

The pair failed to return to their car on Saturday and missed their flight out of Shannon yesterday.

# kilkee - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Man due in court after almost €700k of cannabis found in house raid
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Man due in court after almost €700k of cannabis found in house raid

Dec 20th 2014, 2:16 PM 7,493 Views 10 Comments

The search was part of an ongoing investigation into drug dealing in Clare and Limerick.

# kilkee - Friday 19 December, 2014

Cannabis worth almost €700k found in bags at Clare house this afternoon
# Seizure
# Seizure

Cannabis worth almost €700k found in bags at Clare house this afternoon

Dec 19th 2014, 7:40 PM 12,335 Views 35 Comments

A 24-year-old man was arrested and is being held.

# kilkee - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare
# Hazard
# Hazard

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare

Mar 6th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,799 Views 24 Comments

Clare County Council has started an investigation to find out who has been depositing asbestos at nine places around the county.

# kilkee - Friday 9 August, 2013

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool
# Co Clare
# Co Clare

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

Aug 9th 2013, 6:05 PM 31,425 Views 39 Comments

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

# kilkee - Friday 19 July, 2013

No Flesh Showing in Victorian Clare Pic of the Day
# Frolics
# Frolics

No Flesh Showing in Victorian Clare Pic of the Day

Jul 19th 2013, 9:33 AM 11,874 Views 34 Comments

National Library of Ireland has found this pic of Kilkee in its infancy as a seaside resort.

# kilkee - Monday 8 July, 2013

Man's body found washed up on Clare beach
# Kilkee
# Kilkee

Man's body found washed up on Clare beach

Jul 8th 2013, 10:47 AM 16,200 Views 23 Comments

Lifeguards tried to resuscitate the man, believed to be in his 50s, but he was later pronounced dead in hospital.

# kilkee - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Clare hotel and Dublin Georgian house in distressed property auction
# Auction
# Auction

Clare hotel and Dublin Georgian house in distressed property auction

Feb 7th 2013, 8:15 PM 30,919 Views 12 Comments

The Kilkee Bay Hotel has a maximum reserve of €315,000 while a bar in Clifden, Galway has a reserve of €450,000.

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