Two bodies recovered from waterways in Co Clare

Two bodies have been recovered from rivers in Co Clare today following separate incidents. One is understood to be that of a man for whom...

Garda divers rejoin search and recovery operation in Ennis

The search for a man seen entering the River Fergus in Ennis last week has continued today. Divers from the Garda Water Unit arrived in...

Garda divers join Ennis river search

Garda divers are expected to join a search and recovery operation in Ennis after a man was reported to have entered the River Fergus...

River search for missing person stood down for today

Update: Friday, 3.15pm - Civil Defence volunteers have completed a search of the River Fergus from Ennis to Clarecastle with no trace of the missing...

Minister officially opens Ennis South Flood Relief Scheme

The Ennis South Flood Relief Scheme was officially opened today by Patrick O’Donovan TD, Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works.

Works to end discharge of sewage into Fergus

Irish Water, working in partnership with Clare County Council, is progressing plans to deliver the Clarecastle Sewerage Scheme that will end the discharge of raw sewage into the River Fergus and Shannon Estuary.

Funding for rural outdoor amenities welcomed

The Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council, Cllr Mary Howard, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, of €200,000 in funding under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS) 2020 (Measure 2) for two projects in County Clare.

Section of building collapses into River Fergus

A section of a historic building in Co Clare collapsed in a river this afternoon following weeks of high water levels and fast flowing currents.

Gardaí investigate discovery of woman’s body in Ennis

Gardaí in Ennis are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body in the town early today.