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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C


This year
Gardaí investigating after discovery of body on Clare beach
The alarm was raised at around 3pm when a couple out walking found the body at White Strand beach.
# M18
Several people injured in separate crashes on Co Clare motorway
The collisions happened at the same time and location and across all four lanes of the motorway about 500m south of the Dromoland interchange.
# Emergency
Flight diverted to Shannon Airport in early hours after passenger dies on board
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight 714 from Suriname to The Netherlands.
Last year
# Medical Emergency
Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon airport as passenger dies en route to Colombia
Turkish Airlines flight TK-801 was travelling from Istanbul in Turkey to Bogotá, Columbia.
# hiking incident
Injured hiker airlifted from mountain in North Clare
The man, who was aged in his 60s, was walking with a group when he suffered a lower leg injury.
# trá lathan
Dog rescued after falling from cliff near Doolin in Co Clare
Cliffs in the area are as high as 22 metres in places.
# Doonbeg
Donald Trump scraps visit to west Clare
Donald Trump was due in Ireland on 27 August next.
# Ballyalla Lake
Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare lake
It’s believed the man, who was in his late 40s, was seen diving into the water but not resurfacing.
# Incoming
Donald Trump set to return to Ireland next month for golfing trip to Doonbeg
Trump last visited his property in Doonbeg during an official visit to Ireland as US President in 2019.
# Ring of Clare
Man airlifted to hospital after Ring of Clare Cycle crash
Cork-based charity-funded Irish Community Air Ambulance was requested to undertake the tasking.
# Car fire
Car bursts into flames on Co Clare motorway during rush hour traffic
Nobody was injured in the incident this evening.
# Loop head
Search for diver missing off Co Clare to resume
The man, an experienced caver, is thought to have gone exploring local sea caves in the area.
# Loop head
Garda Water Unit joins search for missing sea cave explorer in Clare
The man, an experienced cave diver, had gone to the area possibly to explore a local cave.
# United Airlines
Jet diverts to Shannon for emergency landing after engine failure
For the second time in less than a fortnight, a United Airlines plane experienced engine problems and was forced to divert to Shannon.
# Shannon
Motorcyclist (30s) dies after Co Clare collision
The incident occurred this afternoon.
All time
# Miltown Malbay
Body found on Clare shoreline near where woman went missing
A couple out walking at Freagh Point near Miltown Malbay reported the incident to Gardaí.
# Clare
Woman missing off Cliffs of Moher in first call-out since Doolin Coast Guard resignations
The Shannon-based search-and-rescue helicopter was tasked to search at the Cliffs of Moher area instead.
# Clare
Irish Coast Guard management meet Doolin volunteers following surprise resignations
Six long-serving volunteers resigned unexpectedly yesterday.
# Clare
Doolin Coast Guard unit stood down after shock resignations
Six volunteers in Doolin resigned yesterday.
# Ennis
Gardaí investigating after woman left with serious head injuries from Co Clare assault
A man in his mid-30s has been arrested.
# doonaha
Man (30s) dies in workplace accident in Clare
It’s understood the man was working on a construction project on a local farm when the tragedy occurred.
# Irish Coast Guard
Local fisherman found missing paddle boarders clinging to lobster pot
The women are now in the care of the HSE.
# lightning strike
Nine cows killed in lightning strike during thunderstorms in Clare
Locals reported several claps of thunder and a lot of lightning.
# 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.
# Kilkee
Gardaí investigate source of posters warning holiday home owners to 'f**k off' in Clare resort town
The posters were placed outside mobile home parks and holiday homes in Kilkee.
# Co Clare
US tourists driving in the Burren rescued from floodwaters after 'satnav wrong turn'
The drama began at around 7.30pm yesterday evening.
# Shannon Airport
Passenger jet damaged in hard landing at Shannon Airport is grounded
The Omni Air International flight from Bangor in the US state of Maine arrived last night.
# Coronavirus
Two Clare schools close for two weeks after pupil among four people to test positive for Covid-19 in the west
Another school in the north of the county has advised parents to keep their children at home today.
# kilrush
Windows smash and debris blown down street in Clare town as Storm Jorge arrives
Locals in Kilrush hurried to clear up the glass after the incident on Henry Street.
# storm brendan
Man injured after gate falls on him during Storm Brendan
One of the man’s legs became trapped beneath the gate after it knocked him to the ground.
# 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.
# kilrush
Woman (70s) dies in Clare road crash
The head-on crash involved a car and a fuel truck.
# Shannon
Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare
Several other vehicles were also damaged in the incident on Friday night.
# Lucky Escape
Garda escapes injury after patrol car bursts into flames on Clare motorway
It’s understood the garda heard a bang which was followed by a burst of flames while travelling on the M18.
# urgent assistance
Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon
The plane was met by paramedics and airport staff when it landed.
# Blackhead Lighthouse
Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning
A search began from units of the Coast Guard at 8pm yesterday evening.
# Kinvara
Man (70s) dies after car he was driving enters sea in Galway
A major search was launched after the alarm was raised just after 8pm in Kinvara last night.
# mick ryan
Remains of Irish man killed in Ethiopian plane crash laid to rest in Clare
Mick Ryan died just two weeks before his 40th birthday.
# Cahercallamore
Man (80s) killed after car collides with jeep in Co Clare
Two others were injured in the incident, which happened yesterday afternoon.
# itchy skin
US flight diverted to Dublin after cleaning spillage affects passengers and crew
The affected passengers complained of of suffering from “burning eyes” and “itchy skin” after a cleaning solution was spilled in the toilet.