A visit to Doonbeg by US president Donald Trump would present different security challenges to those raised by the visit of then president George W Bush to Dromoland Castle in 2004, according to the head of the Clare Garda Division.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
Health Minister Simon Harris is keen to begin a review of the ownership and patronage of dozens of hospitals across the country as he feels it is time to settle the wider issue of the Church-State relationship, senior government sources have said.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
The trainer of champion greyhound Clares Rocket, who was dramatically found alive and well after been kidnapped and held for a ransom, broke down in tears of joy having been reunited with the dog, and declared: “It’s like winning the Derby again.”
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
There is a new Rathkeale emerging from behind the headlines created by the infamous Rathkeale Rovers gang. One community worker has a vision of one community with two cultures — and it’s working.talks to those working on the ground to create a better image for the town by building bridges between the settled and Traveller communities
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
After a controversial landfill closed last year, residents of a Co Limerick village thought their lives would improve, but council plans to lease the site for a gasification plant has locals vowing to fight against the ‘environmental horror’, writes Mid-West Correspondent .
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
A patient deemed to be a "very urgent" case after being rushed to an overcrowded emergency department was not seen by a doctor until he was found dead on a trolley over three hours after he was admitted, an inquest has heard.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Gardaí have discovered that a violent criminal gang, whose leaders are based in Ballyfermot, Dublin and Tipperary, hold detailed intelligence data on business people living in counties Cork, Tipperary and Limerick identified as potential burglary/tiger kidnap targets.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014