Motorcyclist hospitalised following collision

Motorcyclist hospitalised following collision


File Photo: © Pat Flynn 2017

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash on the Inagh to Miltown Malbay road this morning.

The accident happened at around 10.30am on the R460 road about 6 kilometres from Miltown Malbay.

Gardaí and the ambulance service responded to the incident initially while two units of the fire brigade from Ennistymon were later dispatched to the scene.

The road remained closed as emergency service dealt with the incident while the motorcyclist was removed by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick for treatment for minor injuries. There was no other vehicle involved.


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.