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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Lahinch

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2022
# Courts
Mother had to rescue two daughters from burning holiday home, court hears
The Flynn family had to flee a house at The Links Holiday Village, Lahinch, during a weekend break.
# Lahinch
Woman (30s) dies in crash in Co Clare yesterday evening
The crash took place yesterday evening at 6.40pm in Lahinch
All time
# Beaches
Increased lifeguard services for Co Clare after busy weekend sees volunteers performing rescues
Lifeguards were not on duty last weekend at the busy Lahinch beach and there have been calls to have them working full time for the rest of June.
# Lahinch
Previously unknown cliff ring fort discovered by drone operator in Clare
Matthew Kelly was operating a drone near Lahinch when he made the find.
# Lahinch
Gardaí stop cars entering packed carpark at Clare beach
Clare Civil Defence volunteers were deployed to Lahinch and Kilkee.
# Lahinch
Man dies after getting into difficulty swimming in Co Clare
The man was plucked from the water by an Irish Coast Guard before being brought to hospital.
# mick ryan
'Someone must take responsibility': Memorial service takes place for Irishman killed in plane crash
The Irishman’s remains were not recovered from the aircraft so his family have been unable to have a funeral.
# Lahinch
Surfers battle to refloat stranded dolphin on Clare beach
The mammal was later found dead in a nearby river.
# Stepping Stone
Bumper Irish Open performance and payday a 'game changer' for Sharvin
The world number 404 was the top Irish finisher in Lahinch at the weekend.
# Lahinch
Jon Rahm wins 2019 Irish Open after superb final round 62 at Lahinch
The Spaniard posted eight birdies and an eagle to finish on 16 under for the tournament,
# Deise
Waterford's Dawson in contention at Lahinch as 23-year-old former amateur champion cards 64
The Tramore native has shot up the leaderboard to take over as leading Irishman at Lahinch.
# rolling back the years
Harrington basks in Lahinch sunshine to seize Irish Open lead
The three-time Major winner carded eight birdies on the County Clare links.
# latest
Lowry on the march at Lahinch as he makes strong Irish Open start
The Offaly golfer is a shot off the early lead under bright blue skies out west.
# finding the edge
GPS, urine testing and mobility - Pádraig Harrington as hungry as ever
Harrington’s long-time fitness coach, Dr Liam Hennessy, on working with the Major winner.
# rota
Harrington keen to follow McIlroy and McGinley and host Irish Open
Next year’s Ryder Cup captain has not ruled out the possibility of overseeing the tournament in 2020.
# Lahinch
McGinley: Irish Open will be a success despite McIlroy 'body blow'
The former European Ryder Cup captain says the tournament will always be bigger than one player.
# timing is key
Lowry proposes new date for Irish Open in bid to attract top players
While some of Europe’s biggest names will be in Lahinch next week, none of the top Americans are travelling over.
# Lahinch
Waterford's Power grateful for chance to come home and play Irish Open
The 32-year-old has received a sponsor’s invite to play at Lahinch in July.
# the postman
Another boost to Irish Open field as Poulter set for Lahinch appearance
The Englishman will join the likes of Shane Lowry, Louis Oosthuizen and Pádraig Harrington on the County Clare links this July.
# Lahinch
'I think people have short memories': Lowry defends McIlroy's decision to miss Irish Open
Shane Lowry understands Rory McIlroy’s decision to focus on preparations for The Open Championship.
# absence
Rory McIlroy confirms he will miss 2019 Irish Open
The 29-year-old denied he was discrediting the event by not participating in it.
# buoys of summer
'We go from 700 people to 7,000': Living year-round in Ireland's summer towns
We talk to people in Lahinch, Bundoran and Dingle about how the towns get through the quiet season.
# Shipwreck and Deliverance
Life swivelled on axis: From surfing champion to becoming pastor at church he co-founded in Lahinch
John McCarthy says his life as a surfer meant he could do whatever he wanted but that it wasn’t a life built on anything solid.
# spanish point
'If 17 people got hit on the roads in a day it'd be huge news' - off-duty lifeguards save man from lethal rip-tide
Brother and sister Bernard and Róisín Cahill were in the right place at the right time to help a stricken bather in Co Clare recently.
# le la land
The battle between 'Lehinch' and 'Lahinch' to go to public vote
Locals hope to bring their ‘A’ game back to end row that begun five years ago when road signs were changed without consultation.
# Winter Tides
'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world
We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.
# Between Land and Sea
A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers
And how its fulltime surfers dedicate their lives to their craft.
# the banner
15 beautiful photos that would make you proud to be from Clare
Stunning.
# storm jonas
WATCH: Powerful storm waves batter the promenade at Lahinch
The footage shows huge waves spilling over the promenade of the Co Clare town.
# ruff estimate
Those anti- dog poo messages on beaches in Co Clare are working
‘Dog fouling’ is down 50%.
# no hard feelings
Massive congratulations on your erection....
It’s a big deal. Huge.
# Racing
Eight to appear in court over illegal motoring events in Clare
Up to 70 modified cars were involved.
# 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.
# ah ted
Co Clare boasts the most appropriate 'careful now' sign ever
Down with that kind of storm.
# garda stations
95 Garda stations to close by end of month
Garda authorities have released a full list of the 95 stations which will close within the next 12 days.
# Weather watch
Weather looks promising, and check out this gorgeous Co. Clare sunrise
We’ve also got the latest rainfall radar.
# Open for Business
Clare beaches re-opened after e-coli scare
The Blue Flags have been restored at Lahinch and Kilkee.
# Public Safety
E-coli traces found in bathing water at three Clare holiday resorts
The beaches at Lahinch, Kilkee and Spanish Point have all been closed after traces of the bacteria were found.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Bank Holiday Monday’s Fix: The latest on the David Norris controversy, debt vote imminent in the US and video of Castlepalooza 2011 finishing off in style…
# Clare
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.