Pat preparing for his final swim

Lahinch native, Pat Conway, is currently in training for the annual Lahinch to Liscannor Swim. Pat started this swim way back in 1972 and has organised, fundraised and swam it for the past 49 years.

€302k Brexit funding for Clare marine projects

Following on from the announcement of a scheme to provide up to €35m to local authorities to rejuvenate Ireland’s public marine infrastructure, Minister Charlie McConalogue T.D. has announced the approval of €32.7m in funding for 110 projects around the Irish coast which will fund projects worth over €40m in total.

RNLI tows boat to safety in Liscannor

A small boat with two people on board has been towed to safety after getting into difficulty off Co Clare this afternoon.

Unique Irish Prison Service Commemoration in Ennis

This weekend, and for the first time in their history, the Irish Prison Service will take part in a unique commemoration ceremony.

Sod turned on Liscannor wastewater plant

The scattered showers and strong winds did not take from the energy and positivity emanating from those who gathered on Liscannor harbour on Friday morning, as the sod was turned on the new wastewater treatment plant for the village and its community.

New wastewater treatment plant for Liscannor

Works to end the long running practice of discharging raw sewage into Liscannor Bay are due to get underway in the coming months following the appointment of a contractor to construct a new wastewater treatment plant.

Sewage infrastructure upgrades confirmed for Clare

Irish Water has confirmed that a series of infrastructure upgrades will be delivered in Clare to end the discharge of raw sewage in Kilrush, Clarecastle, Liscannor, Ballyvaughan and Kilkee.

Moher Cottage is ‘Best Irish Welcome’ contender

One of County Clare’s newest destination gift and coffee shops, Moher Cottage, has beaten off stiff competition to be named as a finalist for the second year running having the ‘Best Irish Welcome’ - as voted by the public and judges in the 2020 Reader Travel Awards in the Irish Independent.

Storm Lorenzo still pounding Clare coast

Storm Lorenzo continues to pound the Clare coast this morning as Met Éireann extended its Yellow Status wind warning.