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Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg
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Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 9:44 PM 29,676 Views 9 Comments

The three swimmers got into difficulty shortly after 5pm today.

Clare council urges 'responsible' behaviour after crowds of young people gather in Kilkee
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Clare council urges 'responsible' behaviour after crowds of young people gather in Kilkee

Aug 3rd 2020, 7:26 AM 81,496 Views 0 Comments

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'
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'A hugely popular guy. You'd miss him, especially when you're in the middle of doing something like this'

May 6th 2020, 9:30 PM 59,978 Views 2 Comments

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
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Gardaí investigate source of posters warning holiday home owners to 'f**k off' in Clare resort town

Apr 9th 2020, 8:21 PM 111,185 Views 90 Comments

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
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Tributes paid to former UL lecturer and All-Ireland club winner who died over the weekend

Aug 19th 2019, 8:56 AM 37,273 Views 4 Comments

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
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'Traumatised forever': Mother of three recalls false imprisonment at knife-point by ex-partner

Apr 15th 2019, 9:24 PM 18,583 Views 0 Comments

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
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Tributes paid after former Clare senior footballer passes away after illness

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:17 AM 76,510 Views 14 Comments

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
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'Extremely dangerous': Warning after children seen 'tombstoning' from Co Clare cliffs

Jul 24th 2018, 4:35 PM 53,129 Views 45 Comments

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
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Two teenagers have died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Co Clare quarry

May 31st 2018, 7:40 PM 134,929 Views 51 Comments

It’s understood the alarm was raised at around 3.30pm.

'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
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'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told

Feb 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 13,159 Views 9 Comments

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
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Man in critical condition after being washed into sea in Clare

Jan 13th 2018, 5:28 PM 20,825 Views 17 Comments

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
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39-year-old man jailed for five months for stealing from church boxes using 'ingenious' lollipop device

Nov 27th 2017, 4:33 PM 39,239 Views 52 Comments

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
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Murder accused said 'Sorry, I didn't mean to do it' when charged with fatal stabbing

Oct 18th 2017, 6:45 PM 13,382 Views 0 Comments

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
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Strange animal limb washed up on beach probably a seal, says expert

Sep 28th 2017, 4:35 PM 25,743 Views 43 Comments

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
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'I am lucky I got her back' - Husband of Caitríona Lucas on one-year anniversary of her death

Sep 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 13,149 Views 4 Comments

Caitríona died last year while on call with the Irish Coast Guard.

Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published
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Interim report into death of Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas published

Sep 11th 2017, 5:40 PM 13,531 Views 4 Comments

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
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'Our house will never be the same' - Funeral of stabbing victim takes place in Clare

Aug 9th 2017, 9:02 PM 19,108 Views 0 Comments

Karl Haugh’s sister Stacey also died in tragic circumstances..

Man charged over fatal stabbing told gardaí 'nobody was meant to die'
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Man charged over fatal stabbing told gardaí 'nobody was meant to die'

Aug 8th 2017, 1:45 PM 18,032 Views 0 Comments

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
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Man charged over fatal stabbing of 25-year-old man in Co Clare

Aug 7th 2017, 7:54 PM 18,185 Views 0 Comments

Two other men have been released without charge.

Third man arrested after 25-year-old man died in Clare stabbing this morning
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Third man arrested after 25-year-old man died in Clare stabbing this morning

Aug 6th 2017, 4:38 PM 46,617 Views 36 Comments

It happened at Marion Estate, Kilkee at around 1.15am.

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant
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Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant

Aug 1st 2017, 12:45 PM 17,843 Views 24 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.

'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach
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'Runaway' car rolls down steps towards the sea at Kilkee beach

Jul 18th 2017, 4:56 PM 66,385 Views 60 Comments

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
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'She was more than my wife, she was my best friend': Husband pays tribute to volunteer wife

Nov 1st 2016, 3:15 PM 15,790 Views 5 Comments

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
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Body recovered from sea by Doolin Coast Guard

Sep 24th 2016, 5:58 PM 28,246 Views 12 Comments

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
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Caitríona Lucas, tragically killed in coast guard rescue, remembered as an exceptional person

Sep 15th 2016, 6:20 PM 24,699 Views 12 Comments

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
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'Caitríona was up there with the best of them': Shock at sadness at death of Coast Guard volunteer

Sep 13th 2016, 8:59 PM 32,249 Views 14 Comments

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
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'A brave and valiant woman': Tributes to Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas

Sep 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 42,771 Views 57 Comments

The boat was part of a search mission in Clare.

Twenty basking sharks spotted off coast of Clare
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Twenty basking sharks spotted off coast of Clare

Apr 12th 2016, 3:49 PM 29,577 Views 19 Comments

The basking shark is the second largest fish in the world.

Surfer airlifted to hospital after water accident off Clare coast
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Surfer airlifted to hospital after water accident off Clare coast

Mar 13th 2016, 1:10 PM 25,108 Views 8 Comments

He was injured while surfing a well-known wave near Ballard Bay.

Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple
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Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple

Aug 31st 2015, 6:37 PM 22,924 Views 4 Comments

A man’s body was found yesterday.

Body found in search for missing tourist couple in Clare
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Body found in search for missing tourist couple in Clare

Aug 30th 2015, 7:59 PM 56,178 Views 12 Comments

A diver taking part in the search made the discovery in waters off George’s Head.

New images emerge of missing Japanese couple
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New images emerge of missing Japanese couple

Aug 27th 2015, 2:27 PM 37,238 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí released the CCTV images today.

Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night
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Search for Japanese couple missing in Clare wound down for night

Aug 26th 2015, 9:36 PM 45,519 Views 21 Comments

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
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Man due in court after almost €700k of cannabis found in house raid

Dec 20th 2014, 2:16 PM 7,493 Views 10 Comments

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
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Cannabis worth almost €700k found in bags at Clare house this afternoon

Dec 19th 2014, 7:40 PM 12,347 Views 36 Comments

A 24-year-old man was arrested and is being held.

Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare
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Someone has been illegally dumping asbestos around Clare

Mar 6th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,809 Views 24 Comments

Clare County Council has started an investigation to find out who has been depositing asbestos at nine places around the county.

Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool
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Group of children free dolphin trapped in rockpool

Aug 9th 2013, 6:05 PM 31,430 Views 39 Comments

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

No Flesh Showing in Victorian Clare Pic of the Day
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No Flesh Showing in Victorian Clare Pic of the Day

Jul 19th 2013, 9:33 AM 11,878 Views 34 Comments

National Library of Ireland has found this pic of Kilkee in its infancy as a seaside resort.

Man's body found washed up on Clare beach
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Man's body found washed up on Clare beach

Jul 8th 2013, 10:47 AM 16,203 Views 23 Comments

Lifeguards tried to resuscitate the man, believed to be in his 50s, but he was later pronounced dead in hospital.

Clare hotel and Dublin Georgian house in distressed property auction
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Clare hotel and Dublin Georgian house in distressed property auction

Feb 7th 2013, 8:15 PM 30,922 Views 12 Comments

The Kilkee Bay Hotel has a maximum reserve of €315,000 while a bar in Clifden, Galway has a reserve of €450,000.

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