Blue Flag and Green Coast awards for Clare

Nine Clare beaches and one Marina have been awarded Blue Flags while four Green Coast Awards have also been given to local community groups in Clare.

Hero Patrick saves girl (7) from drowning

The mother of a young girl rescued from the sea in Co Clare yesterday has thanked the young man who saved the child’s life.

Clare Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards confirmed

All nine Blue Flag beaches managed by Clare County Council have retained their Blue Flag Status for the 2021 bathing season.

€445,000 in funding for Clare harbours

Eight projects at five allocations in West and North Clare have been awarded over €330,000 in funding as part of a €38.3m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbour network.

Canadian navigation buoy washes up in Clare

A massive navigation buoy, believed to have drifted across the Atlantic from Canada, has washed up in Co Clare the second such incident in the county this year.

Twelve Clare beaches receive international awards

Twelve of Clare's beaches have been recognised for their excellent water quality including first-time recipient Ballyalla Lake in Ennis.

IMAGES OF CLARE – December 2016

In the final month of 2016, we saw an array of excellent photographs submitted to The Clare Herald during December.

Rescue operation mounted off Clare coast

A rescue operation was mounted off the Clare coast this afternoon after a small fishing boat was reported to have run aground.

Water safety message issued in Co Clare

With forecasts of continued dry and warm weather over the coming days and the June Bank Holiday Weekend, members of the public are being urged to be extra vigilant when participating in water-based activities.