Spanish Point

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The Supreme Court has overturned planning permission for a Co Clare wind farm. File photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images.

The Supreme Court has overturned planning permission for a Co Clare wind farm due to An Bord Pleanála’s failure to make “complete, definitive and prec(...)

Marion Graham greets RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey. Photograph:  ©INPHO/James Crombie

“Let me treat you to an ice-cream,” says Marty Morrissey, and we go to Doyle’s Corner, a shop beside Semple Stadium. “You have to have an ice-cream fr(...)

Providence  chief executive Tony O’Reilly jnr: noted  Exxon Mobil estimated that 1.5 billion barrels of oil, worth $114 billion could be recovered. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Global interest is growing in an area off the southwest coast that one multinational estimates could hold more than $100 billion worth of oil, shareho(...)

Molly Martens Corbett has been convicted of the second-degree murder of her husband Jason Corbett.

For more than a year Molly Martens Corbett posted messages to Jack and Sarah Corbett, the children of her husband, Limerick man Jason Corbett, on Face(...)

Pat, Aoife and Ríain O'Malley at Spanish Point House, Co Clare. Photograph by Eamon Ward

Standing on its own grounds overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Spanish Point House is a commanding sight. The beautiful old building was once a manor hou(...)

A drone  outside the lifeguard hut at Spanish Point, where the technology is being trialled by Clare County Council. Lifeguards will be able to quickly deploy drones as their first response to monitor those in distress

An Irish software start-up has teamed up with Clare County Council to trial the use of drone technology for automated beach patrols for the first time(...)

Fr Bernárd Lynch and Billy Desmond were married in the Armada Hotel, Spanish Point, Co Clare. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The gay Co Clare Catholic priest Fr Bernárd Lynch has said the Catholic Church has done terrible damage to gay people by getting the message of God “v(...)

The marriage of Fr Bernárd Lynch and Billy Desmond took place in the Armada Hotel, Spanish Point, Co Clare. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A Catholic priest from Co Clare – who was involved in the first “boat to vote” campaign during the same-sex marriage referendum in 2015 – has married (...)

Providence Resources chief executive Tony O’Reilly jnr: “This is a very positive result for Providence.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Providence Resources, the oil exploration company led by Tony O’Reilly jnr, says it has successfully defended a claim over legal costs by offshore dri(...)

The State Examinations Commission does not  round up percentages achieved in the Leaving Cert. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A Co Clare mother has sharply criticised what she calls the injustices of the Leaving Cert system after her son missed out on his dream third-level co(...)

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