Beachgoers in North Clare are being warned to be on the lookout for a dangerous jellyfish. A red flag is flying at Fanore Beach, due to the presence of Lion’s Main in the water. Also know as the “hair jelly”, the redish-orange sea creature is one of the largest known species of jellyfish and is […] The post Red Flag Raised At Fanore Beach After Dangerous Lion’s Mane Jellyfish Discovered appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare County Fire Service has confirmed there’s an indication that a significant forest fire in South East Clare has been started maliciously. Units from Clare and Limerick Fire Services were dispatched to the Twelve O’Clock Hills last evening, where copper wiring and insulation was discovered in any area where the fire ignited. The scene was […] The post Indications That 12 O’Clock Hills Fire Was Started Maliciously appeared first on Clare FM.
There is mixed reaction amongst farmers in Clare amid the warm weather spell. It comes as the Agricultural sector is coping with an absolute drought following a fortnight without rainfall. Over fifteen days where rainfall levels have measured less than point-two of a millimetre means Ireland is currently in the midst of an absolute drought. […] The post Mixed Reaction Form Clare Farmers Amid ‘Absolute Drought’ appeared first on Clare FM.
An Ennis Pharmacist is warning people of the dangers of exposure and sunburn which can lead to skin cancers. This caution comes after the World Cancer Research Fund found that Irish women rank in 10th of the highest rate of melonoma skin cancer globally. The disease is the most common cancer in Ireland, affecting both […] The post Ennis Pharmacist Warns Of Skin Cancer Dangers During Sunny Weather appeared first on Clare FM.
Excitement is building across the banner, ahead of Clare’s Munster Hurling Final showdown against Limerick this weekend. The students of St. Aidan’s National School have found a creative way to champion their support for the Banner boys. The 5th and 6th class students of the Shannon school have composed a unique song ahead of the […] The post Shannon School Students Compose Song Ahead of Munster Final appeared first on Clare FM.
The Clare Chair of the Irish Farmers Association is calling on farmers to report rural crime. It follows a sruvey of over 13 hundred farmers carried by TU Dublin which found 55 percent were the victims of theft. However 29 per cent of those affected didn’t report incidents of stolen equipment, machinery and livestock to […] The post Clare IFA Chair Calls On Farmers To Report Rural Theft appeared first on Clare FM.
A former Mayor of Clare is calling for urgent infrastructure upgrades to futureproof a bridge in the South-East of the County. A truck collided with the Poulawilly Bridge on the main Sixmilebridge to Cratloe Road earlier this week, causing significant traffic disruption and the temporary suspension of the train service between Ennis & Limerick Colbert. […] The post Former Clare Mayor Calls For Urgent Futureproofing Works At Busy Railway Bridge appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare County Council allocated 12 properties to households that required disability-friendly housing in the first three months of the year. Of the overall housing allocations made in this period, 28% were made to households with a disability. The local authority allocated 12 properties to households which required housing under medical or disability grounds in […] The post Clare County Council Allocated 12 Disability-Friendly Properties In First Quarter Of 2023 appeared first on Clare FM.
Confidence has been expressed that ongoing demolition works at the former Roche site in Clarecastle will have no major impact on traffic. Clare County Council has confirmed that particular movements to and from the facility will be along Patrick Street and vehicles will enter and exit on the Junction 11 Dromoland side. In addition, marshalls […] The post Confidence Roche Demolition Works Won’t Have Major Impact On Traffic appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare business owners along the Wild Atlantic Way are hailing the economic boost off the back of the current warm weather spell. It comes as a new report shows consumer spending in Lahinch increased by 6% in May alone. The 105 hours of sunlight recorded by the Shannon Met Station in the last week, means Clare is […] The post Clare Business Owners Hail Immense Economic Boost Of Warm Weather Period appeared first on Clare FM.
The Mayor of Ennis expects county pride to be on display in Ennis on Sunday as Clare County Council hosts a special event for the Munster Senior Hurling Final. The local authority has organised a live big-screen viewing of the match in the Fair Green which is free to attend. With Clare’s Munster Senior Hurling […] The post Mayor of Ennis Expects County Pride To Be On Display In The Fair Green This Sunday appeared first on Clare FM.
A Clare Health Campaigner says a collective approach is needed to reform the MidWest’s Healthcare service. John Wall from Lahinch recently held a virtual address with HSE CEO’ Bernard Gloster and his management team where he raised a number of issues faced by frontline staff and patients at UHL. A point of particular concern was […] The post Clare Health Campaigner Calls For Sea Change Approach For Region’s Health Services appeared first on Clare FM.
An Ennis businessman, who was banned from driving for twenty years for dangerous driving causing death in a Limerick accident is to get his licence back six years early. In October 2010, Jason Gormley had a Castleconnell address at the time, but now has an address now at Woodhaven, Kilrush Road, Ennis. He was sentenced […] The post Ennis Businessman Jailed For Dangerous Driving Causing Death To Have Licence Restored Early appeared first on Clare FM.
A warning has been issued that the delays facing Clare children seeking eye treatments could result in permanent poor vision. It comes as new data shows that 358 Clare children are currently on the waiting list for eye treatments in the county. In addition, 65% of Clare children between the ages of five and 17 […] The post Warning That Delays In Clare Children’s Eye Treatments Could Result In Poor Vision appeared first on Clare FM.
An Ennis bridge has been named after a legendary Clare world champion boxer. Mike McTigue, who hailed from Kilnamona, became the Light Heavyweight Champion of the World in 1923, beating the Senegalese fighter Battling Siki in Dublin. A century on from the famous victory, the bridge formerly known as Victoria Bridge, was officially renamed. Local […] The post World Champion Boxer Has Ennis Bridge Named After Him appeared first on Clare FM.
Clare County Council’s housing committee has heard questions raised over Ennis 2040 DAC’s role in providing housing in the town. It follows the appointment of a design team to develop a master plan for a high-quality mixed-use sustainable development for a controversial Francis Street site in Ennis. At a meeting of this month’s Social Development […] The post Questions Raised Over Ennis 2040 DAC’s Role In Housing Provision In The Town appeared first on Clare FM.
Contingency plans are in place to accommodate Clare supporters intending to travel by rail to Sunday’s Munster Hurling Final. The route connecting Ennis & Limerick Colbert is currently suspended, after a truck collided with the Poulawilly Bridge on the R462, Sixmilebridge to Cratloe Road yesterday afternoon. Its understood the bridge suffered substantial damage and Irish […] The post Contingency Plans in Place For Munster Hurling Final After Rail Service Suspended appeared first on Clare FM.
A live big screen viewing of Sunday’s Munster Senior Hurling Final is being hosted by Clare County Council this weekend. The Fairgreen at Tim Smythe Park in Ennis is the venue for the televised showing of Clare & Limerick’s eighth meeting in the provincial decider. The free of charge, non-ticket, alcohol-free event will be open […] The post Council To Bring Munster Hurling Final To The Big Screen At The Fairgreen appeared first on Clare FM.
Residents of Fanore claim their acess to a critical commodity has been consistently neglected by Local & National Government. The North Clare Village experienced widespread water outages last week and is currently in the midst of enforced overnight supply restrictions by Uisce Eireann. The utility estimates that local reservoir levels will stabilise by Friday after […] The post Claim Fanore’s Families Experiencing Severe Daily Distress Due To ‘Obsolete’ Public Water Service appeared first on Clare FM.
Rail services have been suspended between Ennis and Colbert Station in Limerick and emergency road closures are in affect after a truck struck a railway bridge in East Clare. The incident happened at Poulawilly Bridge, the middle of three railway bridges on the R462, Sixmilebridge to Cratloe Road, around noon today. It’s understood damaged was […] The post Emergency Services Alerted After Truck Hits East Clare Railway Bridge appeared first on Clare FM.