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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 23 April, 2020

Teenage boy dies following farming incident involving overturned tractor in Clare

It’s understood the boy was travelling alone in the tractor at the time.

Thursday 9 April, 2020

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.

Wednesday 11 March, 2020

US tourists driving in the Burren rescued from floodwaters after 'satnav wrong turn'

The drama began at around 7.30pm yesterday evening.

Monday 9 March, 2020

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.


Thursday 5 March, 2020

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.

Saturday 29 February, 2020

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.

Monday 13 January, 2020

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.

Sunday 12 January, 2020

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.

Friday 10 January, 2020

Woman (70s) dies in Clare road crash

The head-on crash involved a car and a fuel truck.

Sunday 29 December, 2019

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.

Saturday 21 December, 2019

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.

Friday 20 December, 2019

Man resuscitated after suspected cardiac arrest on flight diverted to Shannon

The plane was met by paramedics and airport staff when it landed.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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.

Friday 1 November, 2019

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.

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Remains of Irish man killed in Ethiopian plane crash laid to rest in Clare

Mick Ryan died just two weeks before his 40th birthday.

Man (80s) killed after car collides with jeep in Co Clare

Two others were injured in the incident, which happened yesterday afternoon.

Monday 21 October, 2019

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.

Sunday 20 October, 2019

Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

Sunday 13 October, 2019

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

Friday 27 September, 2019

Woman (20s) dies after being rescued from river in multi-agency operation

Rescue personnel quickly located the woman in bushes on an island in the River Fergus.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Jet diverts to Dublin after suffering engine problem over Atlantic

The Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner jet was about 100 kilometres off the south-west coast when the crew declared an emergency at around 1.30pm.

Thursday 15 August, 2019

Flights resume at Shannon Airport after five-hour suspension due to emergency incident

All passengers and crew have disembarked the plane safely.

Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Six people rescued after two cruise boats get into difficulty on Lough Derg

In one case, a boat was drifting without power and was taking on water.

Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Two people rescued from top of campervan after being cut off by rising tide in Kerry

The alarm was raised at around 4.45am to the incident at Carrig Island.

Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

Sunday 9 June, 2019

Rescue operation sees seriously injured fisherman airlifted off the Kerry coast

The alarm was raised at 6.30pm last night after the man sustained injuries to his chest.

Thursday 30 May, 2019

Woman airlifted to hospital from luxury cruise liner off south coast

Rescue 115 had been on standby since yesterday afternoon.

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

New York-London flight has emergency landing in Shannon after suspected fire onboard

The crew later told controllers that it may have been a “false indication”.

Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Five people taken to hospital after flight diverts to Shannon over reports of smoke in cockpit

The flight was travelling from Germany to Mexico with 337 passengers and crew on board.

Garda rescues couple and baby from overturned car just before it catches fire

The car is understood to have lost control, struck a wall and rolled over into a green area.

Monday 12 November, 2018

Windsurfer who went missing off Kerry travelled 25 miles before making it ashore

The man spent seven hours at sea and has been taken to University Hospital Limerick for examination.

Saturday 13 October, 2018

Woman (20s) airlifted to hospital after falling from cliff in Co Clare

It’s believed the woman suffered multiple injuries including fractures and a head trauma.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

Body recovered from sea in Clare

Gardaí are now working to identify the deceased.

Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Gardaí satisfied there was no threat to plane with 'bomb note' in bathroom

Passengers on the aircraft diverted to Shannon were asked to provide handwriting samples as part of the investigation.

Thursday 31 May, 2018

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

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

Thursday 10 May, 2018

An Aer Lingus flight has returned to Dublin after hitting a hare on take-off

After reaching north of the French coast, the morning flight had to turn back to Dublin Airport.

Saturday 13 January, 2018

Man in critical condition after being washed into sea in Clare

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

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Skeletal remains wash up on seashore in Clare

Walkers found the remains on rocks this afternoon.

Monday 28 August, 2017

Gardaí praised for rescue of man from burning apartment overnight

The man was located on a couch in the apartment and pulled to safety.