330-million-year-old burrows discovered in Burren

Abandoned fossil burrows dating back 330 million years, 100 million years before the appearance of the first dinosaurs, have been found in limestone rock on the coast of Doolin in County Clare. 

UPDATE: AAIU investigating Shannon jet diversion

A transatlantic jet has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport after it suffered an engine failure west of Ireland.

Funding to improve homes for older and disabled persons

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD and Minister of State for Local Government and Planning, Peter Burke TD, have announced €2.27 million in funding for Housing Adaptation Grants for Older People and People with a Disability living in Clare.

Council urged to prioritise Ennis North Inner Relief Road

Independent T.D. for Clare Michael McNamara has written to Clare County Council urging the Local Authority to revisit the proposal to link the Tulla Road and Gort Road in Ennis.

UPDATE: River crossing at Killaloe/Ballina reopens after collision

The bridge linking counties Clare and Tipperary at Killaloe/Ballina is closed following a road traffic collision this afternoon.
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Funding for ‘Autism Aware County Clare’ programme

Clare County Council has been awarded €78,500 under the Disability Participation and Awareness Fund (DPAF) 2021 to promote and implement the Autism Aware County Clare programme.

Works to end discharge of sewage into Fergus

Irish Water, working in partnership with Clare County Council, is progressing plans to deliver the Clarecastle Sewerage Scheme that will end the discharge of raw sewage into the River Fergus and Shannon Estuary.

Council to host Covid-19 Ceremony of Remembrance

Clare County Council will host a Covid-19 Ceremony of Remembrance and Reflection at Áras Contae an Chláir on Sunday, 20th March, at 3:00pm.