Clarecastle

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A boat at Clarecastle, Co Clare, circa 1880-1900. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Commons

That a band of Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) policemen fired at a crowd of civilians in Ennis was not disputed. Less clear-cut in the aftermath was w(...)

Defence counsel   told the court the defendant Noel McGreene from   Cluain Na Mara, Kilkee, Co Clare (above) “found himself unexpectedly confronted with circumstances that no red blooded man would wish to be confronted with”.

A man has told a court he thought he had hypothermia as he fled naked on a freezing night to his granny’s house after being found in bed with another (...)

Noel McGreene:  returned to his bedroom unannounced and ‘found this strange naked gentleman in his bed’

A west Clare man fled naked to his grandmother’s house after being found in bed with another man’s fiancee, a court has heard. James Bracken (29) mad(...)

Joe Gough is narrowly beaten by David Roy Wilcox of Great Britain in the Men’s 800 Metres Masters Final at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland, Oregon, in 2016. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images for IAAF

“There’s no reason why I can’t enjoy another 30, 35 years in this sport,” says Joe Gough, a perfectly reasonable statement, even if coming from a 66-y(...)

The report found that upgrade works are needed to protect four beaches with poor quality bathing water at Clifden, Co Galway;  Merrion Strand, Loughshinny; and Sandymount strands in Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are 38 towns and villages across the State discharging raw sewage into the environment, according to a new report from the Environmental Protect(...)

The submission purporting to be from a “Ned Scanlon” in relation to the service station plan in Co Clare

Edward and Freda Scanlon of Rockmount, Clarecastle, near Ennis in Co Clare can only have been bemused at the letters that arrived at their home, dated(...)

The attraction of cycling is not only for people retiring from other sports, but also for those seeking an outlet where they can push themselves physically and mentally but relatively safely. Photograph: iStock

Bags of nuts – check. Overshoes – check. Energy bars – check. Sunglasses – check. Sun cream – check. Wind/rain jackets – check. Large tub of “chamois”(...)

Garda Brian O’Callaghan said he saw Mr McCabe grapple with his seatbelt causing his jeep to zig-zag along the road.

Bachelor farmer John Joseph McCabe (82) has beaten a no seatbelt charge from the Garda traffic corps after telling a judge that wearing a seatbel(...)

 President Michael D Higgins pictured with the Clarecastle Ballyea Choir at Áras an Uachtaráin for  the switching on of the Christmas tree lights. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Hundreds of people gathered at Áras an Uachtaráin to witness the annual Christmas tree lighting hosted by President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sab(...)

Liam Flynn outside court in  Ennis, Co Clare.

A 53-year-old East Clare farmer blasted his best friend with a double-barrelled shotgun at close range after telling him “you’re a f**king tout for th(...)

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