6 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clare this evening, with 394 confirmed nationally. Clare’s five day moving average of new cases is now 3, while our fourteen-day incidence rate per 100,000 of 37 is the fourth lowest in the country. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of no additional deaths related to […] The post 6 New Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Clare; 394 New Cases Nationally appeared first on Clare FM.
The sale or supply of drugs and domestic offences have both increased in Clare since this time last year. Members of this county’s joint policing committee have been told that almost all other areas of crime here have either reduced or remained static since the beginning of the pandemic. Chief Superintendent Sean Colleran told members […] The post Clare Joint Policing Committee Told Drugs And Domestic Offences Here Increasing appeared first on Clare FM.
The Chair of the Board of Cahercalla Community Hospital and Hospice admits the reputation of the Ennis facility has suffered substantially, on account of problems experienced there earlier this year. A HIQA report published on Friday, following an unannouned inspection during an outbreak of covid-19 in January, found the nursing home to be non-compliant in […] The post Cahercalla’s Reputation Has “Suffered Substiantially” Harty Admits But Says Situation Has Turned Around appeared first on Clare FM.
Almost 45,000 euro worth of drugs have been seized during separate searches in Clare. Gardaí carried out a number of searches in Ennis, Sixmilebrige and Ennistymon on separate days last week and a number of arrests have since been made. As part of an ongoing operation targetting the sale or supply of controlled substances in […] The post Almost 45,000 Euro Worth Of Drugs Seized In Clare During Separate Searches appeared first on Clare FM.
Calls have been made for all stakeholders to come together now to ensure West Clare reaps the benefits of a five billion euro development at Moneypoint. An an offshore wind farm on the West Clare coast capable of powering 1.6 million homes is set to be completed and in operation off Clare’s coast by 2030. […] The post Calls Made For West Clare Stakeholders To Come Together To Ensure Moneypoint Benefits Reaped appeared first on Clare FM.
Gardaí in Clare are warning people not to share their personal information with callers or people who make contact by text, following a number of scams. On Friday, a woman was contacted by a man claiming to be from Eircom who infomred her that her router had been hacked by a criminal gang in the […] The post Clare Gardaí Warn Of Recent Phone And Text Scams appeared first on Clare FM.
Thousands of secondary school students will be returning to classrooms across Clare this morning as post primary schools welcome back the remainder of their student body. Today sees the return of the majority of second level classes as level five restrictions ease, with first to fourth years resuming their in class studies. Classes for these […] The post Remainder of Clare Second Level Students Return To School As Restrictions Ease appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare’s Sinn Fein TD believes more consultation with the Travelling community is needed to ensure an adequate accommodation programme can be operational in this county. It’s believed as many as half of the approximately 70 people identifying as homeless in Clare are from the Travelling community, which is as much as three times higher than […] The post Clare TD Says More Consultation With Travelling Community Needed To Combat Homelessness appeared first on Clare FM.
There are calls for the government to start planning now for the enhanced regional development that Moneypoint’s new offshore wind facility could bring to West Clare. A 5 billion euro ESB project, expected to be in production by 2030, will see an offshore wind farm on the West Clare coast capable of powering 1.6 million […] The post Calls For Planning For Opportunities Arising From Moneypoint Investment To Begin Right Away appeared first on Clare FM.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19. 1 of these deaths occurred in March, and 1 occurred in April. As of midnight, Saturday 10th April, the HPSC has been notified of 303 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has now been a total of 240,945* confirmed cases of […] The post 303 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Nationally appeared first on Clare FM.
There are fears that people in Clare may be missing their COVID-19 vaccine appointment due to them incorrectly suspecting the HSE’s mass texting system to be a scam. The message sent to those being scheduled appointments asks people to reply with a ‘yes’ or a ‘no’ answer to a generic mobile number – but it […] The post Fears Clare People May Be Missing Vaccines Due Confusion Over HSE Texting System appeared first on Clare FM.
There are further calls for clarity on whether the management of a new retail outlet on the outskirts of Ennis has breached Clare’s planning conditions. Councillors at this week’s Ennis Municipal District meeting were told the local authority has sought legal advice on the matter, with an enforcement file from the Planning Authority on an […] The post Further Clarity On Homesavers’ Planning Conditions Sought By Councillors appeared first on Clare FM.
The President of the Clare branch of St. Vincent de Paul says the charity has experienced an increase in the number of Clare families accessing its services in the first three months of this year. Nationally calls to the Society have increased by almost a fifth in the first quarter of this year, compared to […] The post Clare St. Vincent de Paul sees increase in demand for supports appeared first on Clare FM.
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19. As of midnight, Friday 9th April, the HPSC has been notified of 455 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There has been a total of 4,783 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. There has now been a total of 240,643* confirmed cases of […] The post 455 New Covid-19 Cases Reported Nationally appeared first on Clare FM.
Gardai have seized €30,000 worth of cocaine and arrested two men in Ennis. The planned search took place at a house in the town yesterday, as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and distribution of illegal drugs in Clare. Two men in their 30s are currently being held at Ennis Garda Station where they can be […] The post Gardai Seize €30,000 Of Cocaine And Make Two Arrests In Ennis appeared first on Clare FM.
The Board of Cahercalla Community Hospital says it ‘regrets’ it was not compliant with health regulations during a health inspection in January. The facility says it fully accepts the findings of a HIQA report which was released yesterday. The report, released yesterday by HIQA after an unannounced inspection in Cahercalla in January, when a number of […] The post Cahercalla Say It ‘Regrets’ Non-Compliance Over Health Regulations And Accepts Report Findings appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare Gardai have issued 76 COVID related fines in the past two weeks. It brings the total number of fines handed out in this county to date for breaching public health restrictions to more than 400. Only 6 of the country’s 27 other Garda divisions has recorded a lower number of fines to date. More […] The post 76 COVID Fines Issued In Clare In Past Fortnight appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare County Council says a proposal that could lead to safer conditions during icy conditions in housing estates throughout the county could prove “very beneficial.” The idea has been floated by Ennis Councillor Mark Nestor, who wants the cost of salt bins to be subsidised by the local authority. Similar to a scheme that’s already […] The post Council Gives Tentative Backing To Estates’ Salt Bins Scheme appeared first on Clare FM.
Fewer than five new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Clare this evening, with 473 confirmed nationally. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 34 additional deaths related to COVID-19. Of the deaths reported today 3 occurred in April, 4 occurred in March, 19 occurred in February, 5 occurred in January, and […] The post Fewer Than Five New Cases Of Covid-19 Confirmed In Clare; 473 New Cases Nationally appeared first on Clare FM.
Health inspectors claim ‘an inadequate system of governance and management’ severely hampered efforts to contain a COVID-19 outbreak at Cahercalla Community Hospital in January. A HIQA report published today, following an inspection of the facility at the time of the outbreak, found the nursing home ‘non-compliant’ in all 12 areas it was assessed in. The […] The post HIQA Say ‘Inadequate Governance & Management’ Hampered COVID Containment Efforts At Cahercalla appeared first on Clare FM.