Double engine failure for lone boatman

A lone boatman set off a distress flare and called the Irish Coast Guard for assistance after he was left drifting at sea when both his engines failed.

Woman recovering after falling on rocky shore

A woman is recovering in hospital after an Irish Coast Guard team was called to recover her from rocks where she had fallen and sustained a head injury.

Paramedics angry over staff shortages

Ambulance paramedics in Clare could be forced to engage in industrial action if the National Ambulance Service (NAS) does not immediately address the serious issue of staff shortages and ageing vehicles.

‘Back-up’ air traffic control centre under construction

A new ‘contingency’ air traffic control centre is being constructed in Co Clare and is expected to be ready for testing by the end of next year.

Man treated after Cratloe house fire

A man was treated for smoke inhalation following a house fire near Cratloe last night.
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Jet diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

A passenger jet made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this morning after declaring a medical emergency over the Atlantic.

No sign of boat reported adrift on Lough Derg

A search for a boat in difficulty on Lough Derg has been called off after nothing was found.

Killaloe Coast Guard assists powerboat crew

The Killaloe unit of the Irish Coast Guard assisted the crew of a powerboat that suffered engine problems on Lough Derg today.