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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 6 August, 2020

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.

Monday 29 June, 2020

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.

Tuesday 10 March, 2020

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.

Sunday 8 March, 2020

Pony lost at sea despite rescue efforts after bolting from beach in Clare

The incident was reported to emergency services shortly before 1pm today.


Friday 14 February, 2020

Two transatlantic jets divert to Shannon airport due to medical emergencies

Shannon is the country’s busiest airport for aircraft diversions.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Gardaí warn drivers to take care after a number of crashes this afternoon

Several collisions have occurred following heavy hail showers today.

Saturday 28 December, 2019

Two kayakers rescued from Lough Derg after getting into difficultly

One person was taken to hospital.

Monday 2 December, 2019

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.

Thursday 22 August, 2019

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.

Sunday 18 August, 2019

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.

Saturday 17 August, 2019

Man dies after getting into difficulty while swimming off Clare coast

The man, aged 71, was airlifted to University Hospital Limerick.

Thursday 25 July, 2019

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.

Thursday 20 June, 2019

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”.

Tuesday 21 May, 2019

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.

Friday 17 May, 2019

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.

Saturday 20 April, 2019

Body of missing Clare man found by fishermen

The man had been missing from his home since Wednesday.

Thursday 4 April, 2019

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.

Sunday 17 March, 2019

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.

Monday 18 February, 2019

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.

Saturday 9 February, 2019

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.

Thursday 24 January, 2019

Man dies following farming accident in Clare

The accident happened near the village of Cooraclare in the west of the county.

Tuesday 8 January, 2019

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.

Sunday 6 January, 2019

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.

Friday 4 January, 2019

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.

Tuesday 27 November, 2018

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.

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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.

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

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.

Friday 10 August, 2018

Transatlantic flight emergency lands at Shannon after smoke detected on board

The Virgin Atlantic flight landed just after 7am this morning.

Monday 11 June, 2018

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after apparent bomb threat

United Airlines flight UA-971 was travelling from Rome to Chicago.

Monday 14 May, 2018

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.

Friday 26 January, 2018

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.

Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Transatlantic flight forced to divert to Shannon Airport after captain fell ill

The plane was travelling from Florida to Copenhagen at the time.

Thursday 18 January, 2018

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.

Monday 30 October, 2017

Man dies, woman seriously injured, in Co Clare road collision

The collision happened at about 4am this morning.

Monday 23 October, 2017

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.

Friday 20 October, 2017

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.

Box from ship that sank off Waterford 21 years ago washes up on Clare coast after Ophelia

Three men died with the Jenalisa sank off the coast of Waterford in February 1996.

Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Remains found on west coast beach confirmed as those of woman buried at sea

The remains were discovered by two walkers on a beach in north Clare in late September.

Monday 9 October, 2017

Man rescued from Tipperary mountains after getting lost while searching for missing cattle

The man was reported missing in the Arra Mountains last night at about 10pm.

Friday 6 October, 2017

Drain cleaning fluid 'got mixed with water' at Ennis dental surgeries

The HSE is currently in contact with the parents of up to 43 children to see if they were affected by the problem.

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