Lifeboat assists two people on disabled cruiser

The Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat was called on to assist two people on a 27ft cruiser reported to have suffered mechanical issues  engine failure off Mountshannon Harbour in Co Clare.

More white-tailed eagle chicks for Mountshannon

A group of young White-tailed Eagles have arrived in Ireland from Norway some of which are destined for Lough Derg.

Clare native named on Teachers Inspire shortlist

A former teacher at Inis Cealtra National School in Mountshannon, Co. Clare, has been named on the shortlist for the inaugural Teachers Inspire Ireland initiative. 

Mountshannon Art Festival returns this June weekend

Inspired by this year’s theme “Roots and Wings”, the festival features all facets of the arts including music, theatre, visual art, sculptures, films, poetry, literature, workshops, puppets, talks, walks, family fun and a dog show that is bigger and even better than last year! There is something for everybody.

Man rescued from drifting boat on Lough Derg

A man was rescued this afternoon on Lough Derg after his cruise boat was left drifting without power having suffered engine problems.

Empty kayak sparks Lough Derg search

A major search was launched on Lough Derg in Co Clare this evening amid fears that a kayaker was missing or in difficulty.

Man dies following East Clare collision

A man has died following a single-vehicle road traffic collision in Co Clare this afternoon.

Two airlifted from Lough Derg after boat capsized

Two fishermen have been airlifted to hospital after their boat capsized on Lough Derg this afternoon.

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.