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Gardaí seek information on Ennis garage burglary

Gardaí are investigating a burglary at a business premises in Co Clare that has been targeted three times in the past 10 years.

Staff at Western Service Station on the Quin Road in Ennis arrived for work early today to find the premises had been entered and ...

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Rescue Hens return to Clare looking for loving families

Would you like to have a few feathered friends, who can make you a healthy, delicious breakfast each morning? Well, here’s an eggs-citing opportunity!

Due to popular demand, LittleHill Animal Rescue will return to county Clare this month with rescued hens for adoption. The ...

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Friday closing date for Christmas Showbox Appeal

Clare Rose Victoria O’Connell and Cllr Mary Howard are joining with the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal and ask you to give the sweetest of surprises to a child who is a victim of war or lives in enduring poverty.

It is so easy to become involved, simply cover an ...

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Jet diverts to Shannon with hydraulic failure

A transatlantic jet was forced to divert to Shannon Airport this morning after suffering a hydraulic system leak and failure off the Scottish coast.

Atlas Air flight ‘Giant’ 8327 was en route from Frankfurt Hahn airport to Portsmouth, New Hampshire in the U.S.

Shortly ...

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New book recalls the launch of Clare FM

It is 30 years since legal local radio came to all parts of Ireland. One of the first local services to commence broadcasting was Clare FM which launched on Sunday 10th September 1989.

It was a historic day for the county and the team of 30 full time and part time staff had ...

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Cliffs of Moher Strategy 2040 contract signed

Contracts have been signed by Clare County Council with Haley Sharpe Consultants to prepare a new Cliffs of Moher Strategy 2040.

The consultants comprise a multi-disciplinary team who will devise the Strategy that will inform future developments at the Cliffs of Moher ...

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Clare’s Greener Festival’s taking action on Climate Change

Clare County Council has announced a two year programme which will see the development of a Clare Green Festival network.

This programme is fully funded by Clare Local Development Company through the LEADER programme.  Martina Minogue, Development Officer, Clare Local ...

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Killaloe man wins 2019 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland award

Social entrepreneur, Boris Hunka from Killaloe, County Clare has been announced as one of the winners of the 2019 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) Awards, supported by DCC plc.

Mr Hunka of The Ease Project is one of six social entrepreneurs addressing social problems through ...

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Talty’s becomes first Mace store to install solar panels

Talty’s Mace in Lissycasey, Co. Clare has become the first MACE store in Ireland to install solar panels on its roof, which is expected to see a 15% reduction in the store’s carbon emissions and a significant annual cost saving on energy bills of up to 15%.

Requiring normal ...

2019-11-09 17:28 open_in_new
Laura to represent Clare Macra in Queen of the Land Festival

Laura Donellan will represent Clare Macra this weekend at the 55th Annual Tullamore Credit Union Queen of the Land Festival, which is being organised by members of Offaly Macra na Feirme.

Laura is a 22 year old student and an active member of Sixmilebridge Macra na Feirme. ...

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Diabetes Ireland hosting health and wellbeing event

As part of World Diabetes Week celebrations, Diabetes Ireland will be kicking off events with its Diabetes Health & Wellbeing Exhibition taking place in the Strand Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick from 12 noon to 5:00 pm Sunday 10th November. 

This free exhibition will ...

2019-11-09 10:07 open_in_new
Council shortlisted for Engineers Ireland award 

Clare County Council has been shortlisted for the Local Authority Engineering Initiative Award category, sponsored by Colas Bitumen Emulsions, in advance of the forthcoming Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards, for their work in preparing for the Irish Open.

With a potential ...

2019-11-09 00:40 open_in_new
Boost for Shannon with new Aer Lingus routes

Shannon lands two more new routes for 2020

Shannon lands two more new routes for 2020Aer Lingus Paris and Barcelona will see airline grow its capacity at Shannon by 20% next summer

Posted by The Clare Herald on Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Wednesday, ...

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Emergency services on standby for jet diversion

Emergency services were standing by for a transatlantic flight that diverted to Shannon Airport with an ill passenger this afternoon.

Air Canada Rouge flight ROU-1915 was travelling from Barcelona, Spain to Toronto Canada at the time. There were 282 passengers and crew of 8 on ...

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Clare man brings Embraer’s newest jet to Shannon

Clare man John Slattery, who is President and CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation, had brought his company’s largest ever aircraft to Shannon to meet potential customers.

Embraer’s E-195-E2 is the world’s newest and most environmentally friendly single aisle jet ...

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Another first for Bridget Haren Hair

Bridget Haren Hair & Beauty has made the first cut in Irish Hairdressing history by registering the first Apprentices on the new National Hairdressing Apprenticeship.

The National Hairdressing Apprenticeship Consortium Steering Group announced the launch of this new ...

2019-11-05 09:31 open_in_new
Suspected drunk driver arrested after crash near Shannon

A motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drunk-driving after his car became airborne and careered over a crash barrier at a busy motorway interchange in Co Clare this afternoon.

The single-vehicle incident happened at around 1.30pm at the junction 9 interchange on the M18 near ...

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Transition to Adulthood information evening

An Information Evening about education and other services for young people who have disabilities and their families will take place Thursday, 7th November in Ennis.

The is aimed at adolescents and young adults who have special needs and their families to find out about ...

2019-11-05 00:04 open_in_new
€720,000 for Clare under the 2019 Renewal Scheme

County Clare is set to receive €720,000 in funding under the 2019 Town & Village Renewal Scheme.

The 2019 Town and Village Renewal Scheme, which was launched earlier this year, focuses on projects which can help to enhance and develop rural towns and villages, with a ...

2019-11-05 00:04 open_in_new
Cliffs of Moher shortlisted for travel award

The Cliffs of Moher have been shortlisted for best attraction at the World Travel Awards in London.

Cliffs of Moher and Clare County Council staff with Mayor Cathal Crowe will be travelling to World Travel Awards in London early next week.

Geraldine Enright, Director ...

2019-11-05 00:04 open_in_new
Rain warning for Clare on Friday and Saturday

Met Éireann has issued a Yellow Status rain warning for Co Clare for a 24-hour period from tomorrow.

The weather service is warning that there will be spells of heavy rain leading to accumulations of 30 to 40mm during the period, with higher totals possible in upland ...

2019-11-03 07:07 open_in_new