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Man in his 50s killed after his vehicle overturned in collision with lorry
The scene in Co Clare was scattered with debris and a car that had been extensively damage was lying on its roof.
Swimmer dies in hospital after getting into difficulty in Clare
The incident happened yesterday evening.
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Two separate transatlantic flights made emergency stops in Ireland today
One of the planes had engine problems over the Atlantic, while the other had a sick passenger on board
Man dies after cattle trailer overturns during Clare car crash
The incident happened around 2.10pm this afternoon.
One woman injured after being hit by a car in Clare
The incident occurred in the carpark of the Dunnes Stores shopping centre in Ennis.
Two teens seriously injured, one airlifted to hospital, following dirt bike collision in Clare
It is not believed that either teenager suffered life-threatening injuries.
Some attendees of Blindboy podcast in Ennis required to self-isolate due to coronavirus
Only people directly contacted by health authorities need to take any measures.
Pony lost at sea despite rescue efforts after bolting from beach in Clare
The incident was reported to emergency services shortly before 1pm today.
Two transatlantic jets divert to Shannon airport due to medical emergencies
Shannon is the country’s busiest airport for aircraft diversions.
Gardaí warn drivers to take care after a number of crashes this afternoon
Several collisions have occurred following heavy hail showers today.
Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly
One person was taken to hospital.
Shannon Airport runway reopens after light aircraft experiences technical difficulties
It’s understood that the plane suffered a collapsed nose-wheel shortly after landing at Shannon.
Investigation into Aer Lingus Gatwick incident finds shortcomings with airport procedures
A vehicle was cleared onto the runway in front of an Aer Lingus jet which was travelling at over 110km/h.
Man and children airlifted to hospital after being swept out to sea in Kerry
The Irish Coast Guard has praised the lifeguards for their “outstanding response” this afternoon.
Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast
The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.
Rampaging cow injures man and damages cars after breaking free from Ennis Mart
Gardaí say the cow made its way to Dunnes Stores before being caught.
Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon over 'abusive passenger'
The flight crew requested to divert to Dublin Airport to have a male passenger “off-loaded”.
Five-year-old boy hospitalised after becoming trapped in underground pipe in Clare
Three units of the fire brigade from Shannon town attended the scene and helped to rescue the boy.
Security stepped up at Shannon Airport ahead of possible Trump visit
Officers have been deployed to a road security box at the entrance to the airport.
Body of missing Clare man found by fishermen
The man had been missing from his home since Wednesday.
Aer Lingus flight had to make emergency landing after suspected engine fire
A report into the incident has concluded that “fatigue failure” of part of the engine was the probable cause.
Two 'former US soldiers' arrested after breaching security perimeter at Shannon Airport
The pair didn’t reach the aircraft, which was parked at a terminal at the time.
Emergency services dealing with chemical incident in Co Clare
Fire service received a call to the River Lodge Health and Fitness centre at 6.30am.
Woman airlifted to hospital after falling at Cliffs of Moher
The woman, a tourist aged in her 50s, was in an area inaccessible by land vehicles.
Man dies following farming accident in Clare
The accident happened near the village of Cooraclare in the west of the county.
Radio Kerry Group set to acquire Clare FM and Tipp FM for undisclosed sum
The two local stations employ 45 full-time and 30 part-time staff.
Trinity College 'deeply saddened' as student dies after falling from Cliffs of Moher
The 26-year-old man lost his footing while taking a photo.
Student dies after falling from Cliffs of Moher while taking a photo
The victim is believed to be an Indian national who had been studying at university in Dublin.
Flight returns to Dublin Airport after being forced to abort landing due to wind
Meanwhile, another flight diverted to Shannon Airport after a woman was reported to be experiencing contractions.
Transatlantic jet makes emergency landing in Dublin due to engine fire warning
It’s now understood the a mechanical issue caused the alarm to go off.
Ryanair flight attempts two landings at Shannon before being diverted to Liverpool
The morning flight was due to land in Ireland West Airport in Knock, but was rerouted to Shannon.
Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board
The Virgin Atlantic flight landed just after 7am this morning.
Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat
United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.
Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare
Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.
Father-of-two dies after falling while taking down Christmas decorations in his home
The man in his 50s is said to have suffered a serious head injury.
Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill
The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.
13 cars involved in multiple collisions in a hailstorm on the M7 in Tipperary
None of the injuries sustained in the collisions are understood to be life-threatening.
Man dies, woman seriously injured, in Co Clare road collision
The collision happened at about 4am this morning.
Private jet flies low over Shannon for 'visual check' before emergency landing
The Gulfstream 5 jet flew low over the runway so that fire crews could check the landing gear.
Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin after 'significant damage' to runway lights discovered
The flight was 15 minutes into its journey when the crew was contacted by air traffic controllers.