Search mounted after car alert system activation

A search and rescue operation was mounted on the outskirts of Ennis this afternoon after emergency services were notified about a possible vehicle in...

Man dies in Ennis lake accident

A man has died after he got into difficulty while swimming in a lake in Co Clare last evening.

Blue Flag and Green Coast awards for Clare

Nine Clare beaches and one Marina have been awarded Blue Flags while four Green Coast Awards have also been given to local community groups in Clare.

Clare Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards confirmed

All nine Blue Flag beaches managed by Clare County Council have retained their Blue Flag Status for the 2021 bathing season.

Swimming ban at Ballyalla Lake in Ennis

Clare County Council, on the advice of the HSE has placed a Temporary Prohibition on swimming in Ballyalla Lake due to elevated bacterial levels.

Clare retains Blue Flags and Green Coast Awards

An Taisce has awarded the prestigious International Blue Flag to 9 Clare beaches, including Whitestrand, Miltown Malbay, Ballycuggeran, Whitestrand Doonbeg, Mountshannon, Cappa, Fanore, Spanish Point, Kilkee and Lahinch.

Evan in training for Channel swim

Evan Cronin will undertake the "Everest of open water swimming" by taking up the challenge of swimming solo across the English Channel for charity next year.

Twelve Clare beaches receive international awards

Twelve of Clare's beaches have been recognised for their excellent water quality including first-time recipient Ballyalla Lake in Ennis.

Investment in Ballyalla to provide amenity for people of...

€100,000 is to be spent on festivals and events in Ennis this year while a signifcant investment is being made towards Ballyalla Lake.