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# clifden - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'I've never seen the likes of it before': Clifden counting the cost of 'incredible' deluge with more rain forecast Connemara This post contains videos

'I've never seen the likes of it before': Clifden counting the cost of 'incredible' deluge with more rain forecast

A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for all of Connacht as well as Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.

# clifden - Thursday 27 August, 2020

From a trickle to a torrent: How days of revelations made Phil Hogan's position untenable

The unending revelations from GolfGate took a toll on the trade commissioner.

# clifden - Monday 24 August, 2020

'Judicial arm of government will have to deal with this': Martin says he can't call for Supreme Court judge's dismissal

Micheál Martin said the judiciary must deal with the matter.

# clifden - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Oireachtas golf society president apologises over Clifden event

Former Fianna Fáil TD and Senator Donie Cassidy says he will fully cooperate with the garda investigation into the event.

# clifden - Friday 21 August, 2020

Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?

81 people are said to have attended the event in Clifden this week.

Irish Hotels Federation says it sought Department advice on indoor gatherings prior to golf event

The organisation is “expecting additional guidance on urgent points of clarification early next week”.

'I don’t have a defence': Sean O'Rourke apologises for attending Clifden golf event

The former RTÉ broadcaster said that he should not have been there.

Gardaí investigating Galway golf function over alleged breaches of Covid restrictions

Over 80 people – including a number of politicians – attended the event in Clifden on Wednesday.

# clifden - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Gardaí have recovered the body of a 23-year-old last seen on Tuesday

Cathal Whelan was last seen out socialising in Clifden town on Tuesday night.

# clifden - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 Connemara man O'Halloran looks to Connacht's Champions Cup return Grassroots

Connemara man O'Halloran looks to Connacht's Champions Cup return

The 28-year-old was back at his home club last week.

# clifden - Friday 21 June, 2019

# clifden - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Woman (40s) dies in house fire in Clifden, Co Galway

The fire broke out at a house in Tullyvoheen shortly after 7pm last night.

# clifden - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Bull rescued by RNLI after falling down steep cliff in Galway

Despite near dark conditions, the lifeboat was able to bring the bull ashore.

# clifden - Friday 21 September, 2018

'A beautiful son' - tributes paid to man and woman who lost their lives in separate accidents during Storm Ali

Swiss tourist Elvira Ferraii and Northern Irish man Matt Campbell both lost their lives in tragic circumstances during the storm.

# clifden - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Woman found dead after caravan blown off Galway cliff was a Swiss national

President Michael D Higgins gave his condolences to the woman’s family.

# clifden - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Fisherman (62) drowns off Galway coast

A member of the public raised the alarm after the fisherman said that he was in difficulty and his boat was sinking.

# clifden - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

RNLI save eight people who got stuck on boat coming back from island daytrip

One person was taken to hospital.

# clifden - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Galway man located safe and well

The Galway man had been missing since Thursday.

# clifden - Monday 14 September, 2015

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast Clifden This post contains images

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast

Not a bad day at the office.

# clifden - Friday 29 August, 2014

Coast Guard save angler in eight-hour operation

The man was on the other side of a flooded river.

# clifden - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Man (19) killed and five others injured in Galway crash overnight

Six people were travelling in the car when it crashed in Connemara at around 2am.

# clifden - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Man killed in Clifden crash

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to last night’s fatal crash in Co Galway.

# clifden - Sunday 10 October, 2010

AN INVESTIGATION HAS been launched following the deaths of two men off the Galway coast this morning in a boating incident. At 10.40 a man’s body was found washed up at Inishbofin, and the second man’s body was then found trapped under a dinghy under the boat. The men were in their late 50s and early 60s and both were wearing lifejackets. No distress calls were sounded from the boat.