Driver escapes sinking car after accidentally entering river

A motorist had a lucky escape this morning after his car entered the River Shannon in Co Tipperary. The driver, whom it’s understood wasn’t familiar...

Swimmer rescued from river at Killaloe/Ballina

A swimmer has been rescued from the River Shannon near Killaloe/Ballina this afternoon. The alarm was raised at around 3.30pm when a woman was reported...

Water regulations checkpoint held in East Clare

A number of offences were detected by Gardaí undertaking a checkpoint in East Clare this week. Gardaí were involved in the multi-agency operation in Ballina/Killaloe...

Two rescued from boat after bridge collision

Two people were rescued this afternoon after their boat collided with the bridge that connects Killaloe, Co Clare and Ballina in Tipperary. The alarm was...

Boat stuck under Killaloe Bridge released by Coast Guard

The Killaloe unit of the Irish Coast Guard unit was called out this evening following a report that a vessel had gotten into difficulty at Killaloe Bridge. At around 6.45pm,...

Coast Guard tasked after boat collides with bridge

The Killaloe unit of the Irish Coast Guard was called out this afternoon following reports that a vessel was stuck against Killaloe Bridge.

Fundraising Cycle for RNLI Lough Derg

Lough Derg RNLI Fundraising Branch will hold its first RNLI Lough Derg Charity Cycle; a 130km cycle which circuits the beautiful Lough Derg, May 8 2022 

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.

New plan for Killaloe-Ballina launched 

A new plan for the future of the twin towns of Killaloe-Ballina has been approved by Clare and Tipperary County Councils.