Old films of Clarecastle digitised for Heritage Week

Old cine-films taken in Clarecastle in the 1950s that show aspects of the village in that era and the unloading of ships at Clarecastle Quay have been discovered and digitised.

Roche employees receive Lean Business Ireland Award

Employees at Roche Clarecastle were in celebratory mood this week when their work in implementing lean processes in the company was recognised at the Lean Business Ireland Awards 2019.

€194,866 for outdoor recreation projects in Clare

Some €194,866 has been confirmed for outdoor recreation projects Clare.

Passing driver coaxes agitated horse off M18

A quick-thinking driver prevented a possible serious incident on a busy motorway on when he stopped to round up an agitated horse that had run into oncoming traffic.

Firearm used in Clare incidents recovered

Gardaí say they that a firearm recovered during a planned drugs search in Co Clare was used in an attack on the home of an innocent family earlier this month.

Innocent family’s home targeted in gun attack

An innocent family was left traumatised after shots were fired at their home in Co Clare early yesterday.

New sewerage scheme for Clarecastle 

Irish Water is working in partnership with Clare County Council to end the discharge of untreated wastewater to the River Fergus from the Clarecastle area. This unacceptable practice is not sustainable and threatens water quality as well as the amenity value of the river.

Workers rescue cat from top of 60ft building

Two Good Samaritan workmen came to the rescue of a cat that was trapped on top of a 60-foot-high derelict building in Co Clare for over 24 hours.

Protest today over Latoon bridge closure

A protest will take place today in Co Clare as the local authority closes a ‘lifeline’ bridge for repair works leaving a village at risk of having its business destroyed.