TY Students encouraged to consider career in healthcare

Dedicated health professionals have been praised by leading sports and media stars at an event hosted by the Junior Health Sciences Academy, which sought to inspire thousands of students to seek a career in healthcare for themselves.

Teenager critically injured in Killaloe accident

A teenage boy is in a critical condition in hospital following a workplace accident in East Clare early today.

‘Speak up for Farm Safety’ campaign launched

Ahead of Farm Safety Week 2020, representatives from some of Ireland’s key safety, farming and community organisations have come together to deliver a strong message aimed at reducing the number of fatalities and serious injuries on Irish farms.

Teenager killed in tractor tragedy

A teenage boy has died following a farming accident in Co Clare this morning.

Fire crews attend ‘small’ fire at Moneypoint power station

Firefighters from two stations spent over twelve hours dealing with a fire in a coal bunker at the country’s largest and only coal-burning electricity generating station.

HSA launches farm safety inspection campaign

The Health and Safety Authority will begin an intensive farm safety inspection campaign on Monday 28th January with a focus on the safe management of livestock during calving season when the risk of injury to farmers increases significantly.  

Fire Service urges carbon monoxide awareness

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service is urging householders to be aware of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide (CO) build-up in the home as part Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2017, which runs from 25 September to 1 October.

Fatal workplace accidents drop by 21%

Forty four people were killed in workplaces in 2016.

Two men killed in separate tragedies

Two men have have died in separate tragedies in Co Clare in the past 24 hours.