County left with reduced ambulance cover again

Ennis was left with just half it's usual ambulance cover on Saturday night while Kilrush had no emergency ambulance available for several hours. The HSE’s...

Teenager airlifted to hospital after boating accident

A teenage boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was injured in a boating accident this afternoon.

Cyclist recovering in hospital after fall

A man in his 20’s is recovering in hospital after he was injured in a mountain biking accident in Co Clare.

Flight diverts to Shannon with ill passenger

Two flights made emergency landings at Irish airports yesterday after passengers on board became ill.

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.
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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.