Cyclist injured in Ennis collision

Cyclist injured in Ennis collision


The bicycle lies next to the car after the collision

A cyclist is recovering in hospital following a road traffic collision in Ennis last night.

The incident occurred at around 8.00pm at the roundabout on the Limerick Road close to St Flannan’s College.

An ambulance and a rapid response advanced paramedic unit responded to the incident.

Gardaí directed traffic away from the scene while paramedics treated the injured man.

The scene was also technically examined before the car and bicycle were removed by a recovery vehicle.

The road was fully reopened at around 9.30pm.

The driver of the car was said to be shaken but uninjured. Gardaí are investigating the incident.


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.