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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Kilkee

This year
Two farmers fined for health and safety breaches that led to death of a man on farm
In 2021, Damien Carmody (36) died after a wall collapsed in on him while he was helping a friend on a farm in Clare.
Man killed after falling from West Clare cliff while fishing
Efforts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful and he was formally pronounced dead at the scene.
Last year
Man jailed for assault on Garda sergeant that left her in pain for two years
The garda stated that she has been unable to return to work due to continuing pain and trouble sleeping following the assault.
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.
All time
Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg
The three swimmers got into difficulty shortly after 5pm today.
Clare council urges 'responsible' behaviour after crowds of young people gather in Kilkee
Gardaí confirmed that nine people had been arrested for public order offences in Kilkee, Co Clare over the course of Saturday evening.
'A hugely popular guy. You'd miss him, especially when you're in the middle of doing something like this'
The late Michael O’Shea continues to be remembered in Clare football circles.
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.
Tributes paid to former UL lecturer and All-Ireland club winner who died over the weekend
David Weldrick (71) died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Clare.
'Traumatised forever': Mother of three recalls false imprisonment at knife-point by ex-partner
Jennifer Haugh made her comments during her victim impact statement over her false imprisonment.
Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness
Michael O’Shea lined out for the Banner senior side from 1999 to 2014.
'Extremely dangerous': Warning after children seen 'tombstoning' from Co Clare cliffs
Clare County Council issued a warning after a video emerged online of people jumping from cliffs in Kilkee.
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.
'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.
Man in critical condition after being washed into sea in Clare
It’s believed he was taking photos near the base of a cliff.
39-year-old man jailed for five months for stealing from church boxes using 'ingenious' lollipop device
Zan Dolinski’s behaviour was condemned by Judged Patrick Durcan as being ‘contemptible’.
Murder accused said 'Sorry, I didn't mean to do it' when charged with fatal stabbing
Karl Haugh, a 25-year-old father-of-one, was stabbed in the back in Kilkee earlier this year.
Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert
The local dog warden is keeping the limb in his freezer.
'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death
Caitríona died last year while on call with the Irish Coast Guard.
Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published
Caitríona Lucas died on 12 September last year just off Kilkee, Co Clare.
'Our house will never be the same' - Funeral of stabbing victim takes place in Clare
Karl Haugh’s sister Stacey also died in tragic circumstances..
Man charged over fatal stabbing told gardaí 'nobody was meant to die'
Karl Haugh died on Sunday from a stab wound to his back.
Man charged over fatal stabbing of 25-year-old man in Co Clare
Two other men have been released without charge.
Third man arrested after 25-year-old man died in Clare stabbing this morning
It happened at Marion Estate, Kilkee at around 1.15am.
Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant
Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.
'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach
Emergency services are at the scene and no-one is believed to have been injured.
'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife
Bernard Lucas paid tribute to coastguard wife, Caitríona, who died during an operation off the coast of Clare.
Body recovered from sea by Doolin Coast Guard
The body was recovered by the Doolin Coast Guard unit at about 5.30pm.
Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person
The mother-of-two died on Monday.
'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer
The mother-of-two was pronounced dead shortly after being airlifted from the water.
'A brave and valiant woman': Tributes to Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas
The boat was part of a search mission in Clare.
Twenty basking sharks spotted off coast of Clare
The basking shark is the second largest fish in the world.
Surfer airlifted to hospital after water accident off Clare coast
He was injured while surfing a well-known wave near Ballard Bay.
Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple
A man’s body was found yesterday.
Body found in search for missing tourist couple in Clare
A diver taking part in the search made the discovery in waters off George’s Head.
New images emerge of missing Japanese couple
Gardaí released the CCTV images today.
Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night
The pair failed to return to their car on Saturday and missed their flight out of Shannon yesterday.
Man due in court after almost €700k of cannabis found in house raid
The search was part of an ongoing investigation into drug dealing in Clare and Limerick.
Cannabis worth almost €700k found in bags at Clare house this afternoon
A 24-year-old man was arrested and is being held.
Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare
Clare County Council has started an investigation to find out who has been depositing asbestos at nine places around the county.