Gardaí have confirmed that they are investigating an attempted break-in at a property evacuated because of flooding.
It was reported that a number of homes may have been targetted in south-east Clare.
Garda Gerry Murphy has confirmed an investigation is underway.
He said: "I'm not going to talk about specifics, but what I can confirm is that we have a report of two youths in the vicinity in the Cloonlara area.
"That is under investigation at the moment."