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5,000-year-old murder mystery at Clare Museum

A 5,000-year-old murder mystery from the Burren in County Clare is the subject of an exhibition at Clare Museum in Ennis.

The ‘Death on the Burren’ exhibition will be launched on 25th June at 7.30 pm by Dr. Ann Lynch, who led the excavation of Poulnabrone in 1986 making

2019-06-24 01:43
Medics set off on teaching mission to Ghana

A team of staff and students from UL Hospitals Group (ULHG) and the University of Limerick (UL) has flown out to Ghana for the final phase of a joint effort to establish a pre-hospital emergency care training programme in the remote Upper West region of the African nation.

Now in

2019-06-24 01:43
Air accident investigators visit scene of paramotor crash

Air accident investigators have visited the scene of a paramotor crash in North Clare which left one man injured.

The incident happened in a field at around 9.30 last night at Oughtmama near Bellharbour in North Clare.

A group of paramotoring enthusiasts were flying in

2019-06-23 22:34
Fairy Trail & Pet Farm to be unveiled at Bunratty

Shannon Group’s tourist experiences and attractions company, Shannon Heritage, is delighted to announce the launch of a new Pet Farm and Fairy Trail at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Co. Clare.

The two new attractions will be launched today (Sunday 23rd June) and a host

2019-06-23 22:34
€1m Lotto ticket sold in Sixmilebridge

 

County Clare is home to Ireland’s newest millionaire after a Lotto ticket worth €1 million was sold in Sixmilebridge.

The National Lottery is now appealing to its Lotto players in the Banner County to check their tickets after the top prize of €1 million

2019-06-23 22:34
Gardaí seek help identifying beach body

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a male discovered a beach in Co Clare earlier this month.

The body was found by a walker on Kilmacreehy Beach between Lahinch and Liscannor at around 11.00am on Friday June 7th. The beach is popular locally

2019-06-23 07:52
Coast Guard assists cruiser crew on Lough Derg

The Killaloe unit of the Irish Coast Guard assisted two people on board a cruiser drifting on Lough Derg this evening. 

At 6.30pm the unit was paged watch officers at the Coast Guard’s marine rescue sub centre (MRSC) on Valentia Island after they received a call from

2019-06-23 07:52
Atlantic Aviation Group shortlisted for award

Employees at Shannon based aviation services provider, Atlantic Aviation Group are celebrating this week after it was announced that the company have been shortlisted for the MRO Achievement Award and the People Development Award at this year’s Irish Aviation Awards which will

2019-06-17 04:52
Applications sought for Community Involvement Scheme (CIS)

Clare County Council is inviting applications under the Community Involvement Scheme (CIS) for works to be considered for funding for 2020 and 2021. 

The scheme encourages a joint approach between Clare County Council and groups of local residents and landowners for the

2019-06-17 04:52
Cannonball Retro road-trip to finish in Bunratty

Bunratty has been chosen to host the finish line for the first ever Cannonball RETRO Road Trip on July 13th and thousands are expected to enjoy the free family event.

Driving through the countryside in a classic sports car taking in magnificent mountain views and rugged coastlines,

2019-06-17 04:52
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Chineses delegation visits ‘pioneering’ Shannon Free Zone 

Shannon’s long-standing ties with China have deepened with a visit by leading Chinese dignitaries.

Mr. You Quan, Head of China’s United Front Work Department together with His Excellency Mr. He Xiangdong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, met at Shannon Airport with Shannon

2019-06-23 21:31
Call for more expertise on Shannon Airport board

Clare’s Independent TD has called on the Minister for Transport and Tourism to reflect on the board of Shannon Airport with a view to strengthening the range of aviation expertise.

Dr. Michael Harty said he is worried about falling passenger numbers, the fast turnover of Chief

2019-06-23 21:31
ASL orders 737 Freighters from Boeing

A Dublin-based aviation group has signed has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with aircraft manufacturer Boeing for the purchase of twenty (20) 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF).

The agreement between ASL and Boeing includes 10 firm orders and 10 purchase rights. The

2019-06-23 20:28
Transport Routes confirmed for Irish Open

Fans are being encouraged to take advantage of FREE Park & Ride shuttle services when the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open makes it inaugural visit to Lahinch Golf Club on July 4-7, 2019.

The second Rolex Series event on the 2019 Race to Dubai will welcome a star-studded

2019-06-23 07:52
Festival to celebrate Burren College of Art’s 25th birthday

Blazing bonfires, food, wine, beer, art, and music await you in the courtyard of Newtown Castle to celebrate the Summer Solstice and the 25th Anniversary of Burren College of Art.

Music will be provided to get you dancing by Cúla Búla, (trad rock from Galway) and An

2019-06-23 07:52
Milford Care Centre’s Memorial Walk on Father’s Day

Father’s Day 2019 will take on a new significance for many families throughout the Mid-West with the day coinciding with Milford Care Centre’s annual Memorial Walk.

This is a day when family members, friends, co-workers and neighbours partake in a 5km walk from the main Plaza

2019-06-23 07:52
Clare groups to share local history and heritage

 

A number of Clare heritage groups are partnering with the National Museum of Ireland and Clare County Council Heritage Office on an initiative to make more local history and heritage accessible online.

Clarecastle and Ballyea Heritage & Wildlife Group,

2019-06-23 07:52
Section of M18 closed after ‘incident’

A 16-kilometre stretch of the M18 motorway was closed for a time on Thursday afternoon following what has been described as an “incident.”

An articulated lorry pulled into the hard shoulder of the southbound carriageway between Gort in Galway and Crusheen just inside the Clare

2019-06-23 07:52
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