Three injured in Doonbeg collision

Three injured in Doonbeg collision


File Photo: © Pat Flynn 2016

Three people were taken to hospital this morning following a road traffic collision near Doonbeg.

The incident involved two vehicles and happened shortly after 7.00am on the N67 Kilkee to Quilty road close to Doonbeg Golf Club.

Units of the fire brigade from Kilkee and Kilrush along with ambulances responded to the scene.

It’s understood that the collision occurred at a junction and that one of the vehicles left the road and came to a stop in a ditch.

Three people sustained minor injuries are were taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick for treatment.

Gardaí from Kilrush are investigating the collision.


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.