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From TheJournal.ie Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool Co Clare

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

The mammal – believed to be a striped dolphin – became stuck in shallow water in rocks on Kilkee Beach.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers in Clare are being warned "don't swim with this dolphin!" Co Clare

Swimmers in Clare are being warned "don't swim with this dolphin!"

It follows several incidents in which people were rammed and injured. One woman was medivaced home to Germany after an encounter with the mammal.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (17) dies in fifth drowning this week Co Clare

Boy (17) dies in fifth drowning this week

The teenage boy went missing while swimming in a canal in Ardcrusha.

County Clare tries to get the highest number of Claires in one room

Claires, Clares, Clairs all came together to try and set a world record.

From TheJournal.ie Stolen medieval carvings to return to Clare after 150 years Welcome Home

Stolen medieval carvings to return to Clare after 150 years

The carvings were taken from Scattery Island in the Shannon Estuary years ago – but will be brought ‘home’ next month.

From TheJournal.ie Body of Clare hit-and-run victim remains at the scene as gardaí make appeal Ennis

Body of Clare hit-and-run victim remains at the scene as gardaí make appeal

The State Pathologist is on the way to Ennis to examine the man’s body that was found late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Man found dead following suspected hit-and-run Co Clare

Man found dead following suspected hit-and-run

The victim is believed to have been in his twenties.

From TheJournal.ie Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody Ennis

Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody

It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in life threatening condition after stabbing in Ennis Garda Appeal

Woman in life threatening condition after stabbing in Ennis

A 22-year-old female has been arrested in relation to the incident.

Search for Enda's grandad's ghost at Co Clare Lighthouse?

A paranormal team is checking out Loop Head Lighthouse this week, where the Taoiseach’s grandfather was a keeper in the 1930s.

From TheJournal.ie Ennis gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault Appeal

Ennis gardaí appeal for witnesses to assault

The assault took place at a housing estate in Ennis on 4 April and the victim sustained serious head injuries.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up What The Fliuch? This post contains videos

VIDEO: If you're admiring the waves, roll your windows up

Especially when the waves can get this high, this quickly.

From TheJournal.ie Get lumbered up for Christmas Tree Throwing Championship Christmas Tree This post contains a poll

Get lumbered up for Christmas Tree Throwing Championship

The competition is a novel way to turn Christmas tree recycling into a sport, while at the same time raising funds for charity.

From TheJournal.ie Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled Shannon

Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled

The six-year plan was produced by Clare County Council and unveiled this morning. It includes an aviation museum and ‘green infrastructure’.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest four people after search in Clare Arrests

Gardaí arrest four people after search in Clare

The three men and one woman are aged from their late 20s to late 40s.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 20s dies in traffic collision Roads

Woman in her 20s dies in traffic collision

The incident occurred close to Ennis, Co Clare, shortly before 4pm today.

From TheJournal.ie Che Guevara's daughter to visit Ireland Che Guevara

Che Guevara's daughter to visit Ireland

As part of her visit, Dr Aleida Guevara March will travel to Kilkee to open the second annual Che Do Bheatha festival – and will visit Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí release two men arrested over Bunratty murder Bunratty

Gardaí release two men arrested over Bunratty murder

Robert Sheehan had been attending his brother’s wedding and had gone to the car park for a cigarette when he was shot dead.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over Co Clare shooting Shooting

Two arrested over Co Clare shooting

Two men aged in their 20s have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Bunratty, Co Clare, in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man 'critical' after shooting in Co Clare Shooting

Man 'critical' after shooting in Co Clare

The victim, aged in his 20s, was approached by two men and shot a number of times in a hotel car park in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather History

Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather

Survey of Co Clare’s medieval churches finds differences in building materials and techniques across the county.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Search on for missing fishermen in Co Clare Search

Search on for missing fishermen in Co Clare

The search is on after a fishing boat didn’t return back to land today. Meanwhile, a boat has overturned in Castletown and one person is missing.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy hospitalised after Co Clare swimming accident Clare

Teenage boy hospitalised after Co Clare swimming accident

The 17-year-old suffered head injuries after diving from the pier in Kilkee.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast Rescue

Man rescued by Coast Guard off Clare Coast

The alarm was raised about the missing man at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Suspicious device found in vehicle in Ennis Ennis

Suspicious device found in vehicle in Ennis

Gardaí found the device after stopping a vehicle at around 1am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal issued after man's body recovered from sea by Cliffs of Moher Appeal

Appeal issued after man's body recovered from sea by Cliffs of Moher

Gardaí are seeking to identify the remains of a man aged around 30 years old who may have travelled from Galway.

From TheJournal.ie White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait White-tailed Eagles

White-tailed Eagles make Clare their new nest after 100-year wait

The pair is nesting in Mountshannon, in what has been described as a “momentous occasion” by the Golden Eagle Trust.

From TheJournal.ie Man seriously injured in Co Clare crash Crash

Man seriously injured in Co Clare crash

Gardaí in Shannon are appealing for witnesses after a 29-year-old male was seriously injured in single vehicle incident.

From TheJournal.ie 83-year-old man killed after car strikes pole Roads

83-year-old man killed after car strikes pole

The man died when the car he was driving left the road and hit a pole on New Street in Killaloe, Co Clare.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in Clare crash Road Death

Man dies in Clare crash

A 30-year-old man has died and another man has been seriously injured in a single vehicle crash in Co Clare.

From TheJournal.ie Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon? Clare To There

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

From TheJournal.ie Five viable improvised explosive devices found in Co Clare Devices

Five viable improvised explosive devices found in Co Clare

The Armby Bomb Disposal Team was called to Tulla this morning after the devices were discovered.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

In today’s 9 at 9: The Government tries to cut cost of bank rescue package; Dublin bins situation escalates; double car bombing in Iraq.

US tourist 'photographed image of Jesus' on Irish cliffs

The Cliffs of Moher are back in the news today, this time after a tourist claimed to have captured an image of Christ on the cliff face.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb found at Co Clare farm Device

Bomb found at Co Clare farm

The army bomb disposal team was called to the farm in Ardnacrusha after a viable IED was discovered overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Army bomb squad deals with World War II device in Clare Bomb Squad

Army bomb squad deals with World War II device in Clare

In a busy day for the Defence Forces’ bomb disposal team, a non-explosive device was discovered during excavations in Quinpoole.

From TheJournal.ie TD says independence from DAA is the only answer for Shannon Airport Shannon Airport

TD says independence from DAA is the only answer for Shannon Airport

Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has called for independence for Shannon from the Dublin Airport Authority, and says the management of the airport needs to be overhauled.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmer recovered from the sea off Lahinch in a critical condition Clare

Swimmer recovered from the sea off Lahinch in a critical condition

The woman got into difficulty while swimming off Lahinch Beach. She’s been airlifted to University Hospital Galway.

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched after man's body found in Co Clare Body

Murder investigation launched after man's body found in Co Clare

One man has been arrested in connection with the death and gardaí say the area remains sealed off pending a technical examination.