The Bishop of Killaloe believes communion and confirmation ceremonies could be carried out here in a careful and safe manner. Five bishops nationally have now told their parishes to resume the sacraments despite government advice – though all of them are outside of Clare. Bishop Alan McGuckian of Raphoe in Donegal has become the latest […] The post Bishop Of Killaloe Believes Ceremonies Could Be Done ‘Carefully’ But Wants Parishes To Hold Off For Now appeared first on Clare FM.
822 people were vaccinated at Ennis’ walk in centre at Treacy’s West County Hotel over the Bank Holiday Weekend. They were part of 30,000 people who availed of the 27 facilities nationwide, with the HSE saying the demand outstripped their expectations. The walk-in centres may be extended as a result. The UL Hospitals Group says […] The post 822 People Avail Of Ennis Walk-In Vaccine Centre Over Bank Holiday Weekend appeared first on Clare FM.
A Clare auctioneer says the rising costs of building houses means constructing homes in some parts of this county can’t be justified. It comes as new figures reveal the number of new buildings being worked on here has risen by two thirds in the past year. Construction work in Clare seems to have spiked since […] The post Clare Auctioneer Says Rising Costs ‘Don’t Justify’ House Building In Some Parts Of The County appeared first on Clare FM.
Rape Crisis Midwest says reporting sexual abuse needs to become a less complicated process for victims. It comes after a new study has revealed by the Rape Crisis Network has revealed four in five adolescents has been subjected to some form of sexual harassment in the past year. 83 percent of 13 to 17 year […] The post Rape Crisis Midwest Director Says Easier Method Of Reporting Sexual Violence Crucial For Victims appeared first on Clare FM.
Gardai are investigating separate burglaries in Ogonnelloe and Sixmilebridge that took place last week. Between last Thursday and Friday, entry was gained to a new house in the Caher area of the town. When the owner of the property arrived home, they discovered copper piping from the utility room and the house’s boiler were missing. […] The post Gardai Investigating Separate Burglaries In Ogonnelloe And Sixmilebridge appeared first on Clare FM.
The number of buildings under construction in Clare in June of this year has increased by almost 67% on the same time last year. That’s according to the latest GeoView Residential Buildings Report – which monitors the stock of residential properties in Ireland. The report highlights the considerable ramp-up in construction activity and housing commencements […] The post 67 Percent Jump In Buildings Under Construction In Clare So Far This Year appeared first on Clare FM.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for Ministerial intervention at the region’s main hospital amid concern the volume of work facing staff at the facility. It comes as elective activity and outpatient clinics are due to resume at University Hospital Limerick, following their cancellation last week based on the prediction that this past […] The post INMO Call For Ministerial Intervention At UHL As Outpatient Clinics Set To Resume appeared first on Clare FM.
Ennistymon has been designated as one of twenty ‘poetry towns’ across Ireland. The new initiative will see Poetry Ireland in conjunction with Clare County Council appoint a Poet Laureate to the town, who will be commissioned to pen a piece honouring the area and its residents. Flagship events will also be held in the town […] The post Ennistymon Designated As One Of Twenty ‘Poetry Towns’ In Ireland appeared first on Clare FM.
There are 1,352 new confirmed cases of Covid-19. There are 177 people with the virus in hospital – an increase of 14 on yesterday. 27 patients are being treated in intensive care units – up 1. Meanwhile – the HSE’s chief clinical officer says the vaccine uptake at walk-in centres has exceeded all expectations. Over […] The post 1,352 New Confirmed Cases Of Covid-19 appeared first on Clare FM.
The number of passengers to pass through Shannon Airport in 2020 was 83 percent below 2019 levels. New CSO data though suggests the amount of freight passing through the airport grew since the onset of the pandemic. The Central Statistics Office says just over 273,000 people passed through the Midwest airport last year – […] The post Passengers In Shannon Airport In 2020 Were 83% Below 2019 Levels appeared first on Clare FM.
A South East Clare Councillor is calling for a co-ordinated approach between Clare and Limerick’s local authorities in setting the speed limit on a Meelick road. Representatives of the Shannon Municipal District have heard calls for a review of the speed limit on the Pass Road in the village this week, which runs between the […] The post 30km Speed Difference In Road Spanning Clare/Limerick Border Needs To Be Addressed – O’Gorman” appeared first on Clare FM.
639 new web domains were registered in Clare in the first half of 2021. New research from We Are Ireland online shows it’s a fall of nearly 7.5% on this county’s figures for 2020. That bucks the national trend, which was up nearly 10% in the same timeframe. There’s also been a 64 percent increase […] The post 639 New Web Domains Registered In Clare In First Half Of 2021 appeared first on Clare FM.
The Department of Health has been notified of 1,098 cases of Covid-19 this afternoon. The figure is a decrease of 329 on yesterday’s figure. There are currently 163 Covid-19 patients in hospital – of which 26 are in ICU. Meanwhile, over 70 per cent of the Irish adult population is now fully vaccinated. 10,000 people […] The post 1,098 New Cases Of Covid-19 Confirmed This Afternoon appeared first on Clare FM.
The number of people claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Clare is at one of its lowest levels since COVID-19 first emerged. 4,278 claims were registered by the Department of Social Protection in this county this week – the lowest level in nearly ten months. It’s a drop of 250 people in the last seven […] The post Number Of PUP Claimants In Clare At One Of Lowest Levels Since Beginning Of Pandemic appeared first on Clare FM.
The number of personal injury awards in Clare fell by nearly a quarter last year. 170 claimants were given compensation in this county in 2020. The Personal Injuries Assessment Board’s Annual Report 2020 shows a marked fall in the number of compensatory awards given out in this county in the past 12 months. 221 […] The post Personal Injury Awards In Clare Fall By Nearly 25% In 2020 appeared first on Clare FM.
Nearly 1 in 7 dwellings in Clare to have undergone a BER audit so far in 2021 received the lowest energy rating possible. New CSO stats show 785 inspections have taken place in this county up to June this year, which is already 60 percent of 2020’s total. 106 of those dwellings received an F […] The post Nearly 1 in 7 Dwellings Undergoing BER Audits In Clare Receiving Lowest Possible Ratings appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare is one of just five counties yet to have recorded a death on the roads so far this year. New research from the RSA has found that rural roads, with speed limits of 80km per hour or higher, are the most likely places for a fatal collision to occur. Clare, along with Leitrim, Offaly, […] The post Clare One Of Five Counties Not To Record Road Death So Far This Year appeared first on Clare FM.
More than 1,700 people in Clare are on waiting lists for eye care treatment. Almost half of these patients have been waiting for more than 18 months for a procedure. Figures released to Sinn Fein by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly show of the 1,749 patients waiting for ophthalmology procedures in May of this year, […] The post More Than 1,700 Clare People On Eye Treatment Waiting Lists appeared first on Clare FM.
A new report estimates there are 250 active racing greyhound owners in Clare. It’s among the findings in a new document published by Greyhound Racing Ireland which shows the county makes up 4 percent of the total number of owners nationwide. There are currently 12 active trainers in this county – a drop from 15 […] The post 250 Racing Greyhound Owners & 12 Trainers In Clare Says New Report appeared first on Clare FM.
There are fresh calls for Government leaders to attend Shannon Airport in person ahead of further engagement with Aer Lingus cabin crew staff next week. It comes as the Airport’s Operations Manager says he expects further Ryanair routes to be added to the Midwest facility in the coming months. Taoiseach Micheal Martin met virtually with […] The post Fresh Calls For Government Leaders To Attend Shannon Airport In Person Ahead Of Further Aer Lingus Discussions appeared first on Clare FM.