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Sunset over Fanore beach: ‘As an otherwise law-abiding citizen, the large No Overnight Parking sign struck me as strangely irrelevant in our new world of Covid regulations’

When the barriers were finally lifted on intercounty travel this summer, and the Garda checkpoints melted away, we were told we were “free to go”, lit(...)

Five men and one woman were arrested in the Ennis and west Clare area on Tuesday morning, as part of an operation by uniform gardaí and detectives from the Clare Division into the theft of catalytic converters. Photograph: iStock

Six people linked to a crime group involved in the theft of catalytic converters from vehicles have been arrested by gardaí in Co Clare. Five men an(...)

Oisin Murphy is set to return from a three-month ban from racing. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/PA

An orange for breakfast, a protein shake for lunch, vegetables for dinner. Only the overground vegetables, not the underground ones, so lots of cabbag(...)

Gardaí are  appealing for anyone with information or who may witnessed anything on Wednesday at Illaunamanagh (general view above), Shannon, between 10.45am and 11.15am, to contact them. File photograph: Google Street View

Two men have been arrested following the discharge of a firearm in Shannon, Co Clare, on Wednesday. A man in his 20s was arrested in Shannon on Frid(...)

This house, close to Hua Him town, is part of a development which has security.

IRELAND: CO CLARE Helen Gallery Auctioneers and Valuers is seeking €275,000 for this 151sq m (1,625sq ft), four-bedroom house in Claureen, Ennis, Co (...)

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(...)

David Weldrick who died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Kilkee bay on Saturday. File photograph: Dave Gaynor

The man who died after being airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a swimming incident in Co Clare on Saturday has been named locall(...)

Rene Miko of Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, Co Clare,  pleaded guilty to drink driving and dangerous driving causing death at at Ennis Circuit Court.

A motorist was three times over the drink drive limit when he drove at 120km/h in a built up area of Ennis before he struck a pedestrian on a footpath(...)

Karl ‘Gobble’ Haugh: stabbed in Kilkee

A Clare man who admitted stabbing another male in the back during a row has been acquitted of murder but convicted of manslaughter. Robbie Walsh (23)(...)

Caitriona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died when a rigid inflatable boat flipped during a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare

The final report into the death of Irish Coast Guard volunteer Caitriona Lucas off the Clare coast over two years ago is highly critical of safety man(...)

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