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US-bound flight makes unscheduled landing in Shannon




Earlier: A transatlantic jet has made an unscheduled landing at Shannon Airport after dumping fuel off the west coast of Ireland.

Delta Air Lines flight DL-35 was travelling from Paris to Seattle in the US at the time.

The Boeing 767-300 ...

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3rd ITLG Young Innovators Challenge at Shannon

Almost 1,000 students from all over Ireland will convene on 15 November at Shannon Airport for the 3rd ITLG Young Innovators Challenge in partnership with Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT).

Students from across the island are coming together to innovate and develop new ...

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Missing kitesurfer turns up in Clare

A kitesurfer reported missing and feared drowned off Kerry yesterday turned up safe in Co Clare late last night.

A major land, air and sea search was launched after the man was reported missing off Ballybunnion earlier. It’s understood the kitesurfer, last seen around 4.00pm off ...

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President to attend funeral of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin in Kilrush

Funeral of Dr Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin will take place in Clare

A short video from the Irish Traditional Music Archive of the late Irish composer and musician Dr Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin who died on Wednesday.

Posted by The Clare Herald on Friday, November 9, ...

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Shannon-bound flight diverts to Dublin


7.25pm – Flight 3639 now due in Shannon at 8.30pm.

Earlier: A Shannon-bound flight has diverted to Dublin Airport after the crew reported they had a technical issue.

Aer Lingus Regional flight EI-3639, operated by Stobart Air, was travelling from ...

2018-11-09 21:37 open_in_new
Weather warning for Friday – Risk of flooding

A Status Yellow weather alert for wind has been issued for Munster and Connacht, coming into effect from 4am Friday morning. Please see for full details.

— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) November 8, 2018

Motorists ...

2018-11-09 01:13 open_in_new
Garda ‘Day of Action’ in Clare

Following a spate of thefts from vehicles in North and West Clare in recent weeks, Gardaí are conduction ‘Day of Action’ today.

Since the 1st September 2018, there has been a significant amount of thefts from cars in the west and north Clare areas.

Crime Prevention ...

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Disoriented tourists found safe and well

A search for two tourists who reported themselves lost in Co Clare this afternoon has been stood down after they were found safe.

The couple in their 20s, believed to be from Austria, had been hiking at Cahermaclancy off the coast road between Doolin and ...

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‘Ask for Angela’ campaign rolls out in Clare

Hospitality providers across Clare including bar, restaurant, café and hotel owners are being invited to help make Clare a safer destination to socialise by committing to the ‘Ask For Angela’ code-word campaign.

The Clare Joint Policing Committee (JPC), comprising Clare County ...

2018-11-07 12:04 open_in_new
Shannon company in €10m Chinese deal

A Shannon company has signed a €10m contract with a Chinese company for a five-year period.

Reagecon, the world’s largest producer of physical and chemical standards, has joined forces with its largest Chinese distributor, Beijing Thorigin, for the distribution of ...

2018-11-07 02:37 open_in_new
Opportunity for filmmakers and game developers

Clare County Council Arts Office will host an information session on the Western Regional Audiovisual Producers Fund (WRAP FUND) and how it may support the activities of Clare film makers and game developers on 9th November at 2.00pm in glór, Ennis.

The WRAP Fund is a ...

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Shannon Santa Flights cleared for take off

Over 2,000 lucky children and their parents will get to meet Santa at 15,000 ft as Shannon Airport launches its 2018 Santa Flights adventure today.

Short of Christmas Eve itself, Santa’s busiest day in the run up to December 25th is set again for Shannon Airport as the big man ...

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Public invited to talk on invasive plant species

A public talk and workshop focusing on best practice in the control of giant hogweed in counties Clare and Limerick will take place at Limerick County Hall in Dooradoyle on Wednesday 14 November from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

Introduced to Ireland and Britain from Asia in the 19th ...

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Zero Waste Challenge in Ennis

Sick of plastic? Fed up with bins that are overflowing with unnecessary stuff?

This November sees the launch of the Zero Waste Challenge in Ennis with a series of three workshops. A number of speakers from around the county will share their experience and knowledge to help ...

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Flight diverts to Shannon with sick passenger

A transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon Airport this morning after a passenger was reported to have fallen ill.

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight NAX7109 was travelling from Barcelona in Spain to Los Angeles in the US. The flight was about 150kms west of Belmullet in Co Mayo when the ...

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DHL opens new Shannon facility

DHL Express has officially opened its new purpose-built facility today near Shannon Airport.

Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Mr. Pat Breen TD officiated at the opening of the premises in Western Business Park, ...

2018-11-04 11:37 open_in_new
Information evening for young people with disability

An Information Evening will be held for adolescents and young adults who have special needs and their families to find out about services that are available for them after they leave school.

The event will take place on Thursday, 8th November, from 5 pm to 8 pm in the Great ...

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Cave rescue hero Warny to feature in film

Ennis based cave diver Jim Warny, one of the divers who rescued 12 young boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand earlier this year, will play himself in a film about the incident.

Shannon Airport is to feature in the film which will tell the story that ...

2018-11-02 10:16 open_in_new
Significant drop in Halloween bonfire calls

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service has reported a significant drop in bonfire incidents on Halloween night responding to just two.

Both incidents occurred in the Cloughleigh area of Ennis. The overall cost associated with the call out of the Fire Service to these incidents was ...

2018-11-01 20:37 open_in_new
Woman and two children injured in Doolin crash

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision in Co Clare this afternoon.

Two children were also injured in the crash and were transported by road to hospital in Galway.

The two-vehicle collision happened at around 1.50pm near Doolin on the R479 ...

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Over €550,000 for Clare’s minor roads and laneways

Clare is to receive more than half a million euros under the latest Local Improvement Scheme (LIS).

According to Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market & Data Protection Pat Breen: “A total of €556,844 has been provided to Clare County Council ...

2018-11-01 12:13 open_in_new