On This Day in Clare History (8 November)

On This Day in Clare History (8 November)

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onthisdayOn this day in Clare history (8 November):

1844 – The Nenagh Guardian reports that police officers, led by a Constable Gaul, arrest four men in O’Briensbridge in connection with the attempted murder of a man named John Ransford, close to his residence at Ballinahinch in North Tipperary.

1998 – Flights at Shannon Airport are brought to a standstill for several hours after a Boeing 767 jet, with 250 passengers and 11 crew aboard, leaves the runway and becomes stuck in soft ground shortly after landing

2001 – The Poulnabrone portal dolmen in the Burren is bought for £300,000 by the State to protect it from vandalism

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