Clare

Oldest cow in Ireland could be in Co. Clare

Oldest cow in Ireland could be in Co. Clare

A 24-year-old Clare cow is thought to be among the oldest in Ireland. Tony Henchy from Derryard, near Doonbeg village...

June 19, 2021

Seed Savers is June Farming for Nature ambassador

Seed Savers is June Farming for Nature ambassador

Co. Clare-based Irish Seed Savers Association (ISSA) has been announced as the June Farming For Nature ambassador.  It was commended for...

June 13, 2021

Dementia friendly café network expands

Dementia friendly café network expands

Nenagh and Ballina-Killaloe, Co. Tipperary, are set to be the newest locations for dementia cafés in the country. The monthly...

June 6, 2021

Macra’s newest club gets virtual treatment with online launch

Macra’s newest club gets virtual treatment with online launch

Macra na Feirme has announced the launch of a new club last month, in what the rural youth organisation describes...

February 3, 2021

Court hears Clare farmer lost out on farm grants after TB investigation

Court hears Clare farmer lost out on farm grants after TB investigation

By Gordon Deegan A west Clare farmer has lost out on around €20,000 in farm grants due to a Department...

November 30, 2020

Rolling parkland and commercial forestry: 53ac idyllic roadside estate for sale

Rolling parkland and commercial forestry: 53ac idyllic roadside estate for sale

An idyllic roadside estate, boasting an impressive period residence, is currently for sale by private treaty, including rolling parkland and...

July 5, 2020

9 cows dead following lightning strike in Clare

9 cows dead following lightning strike in Clare

A number of cows were killed following a lightning strike in Co. Clare yesterday afternoon, Sunday, June 15. The incident...

June 15, 2020

Farmer arrested on same day mother was buried to face new charge

Farmer arrested on same day mother was buried to face new charge

By Gordon Deegan A west Clare farmer arrested by Gardaí the same day his mother was buried last week arising...

May 14, 2020

Local farmers ensure birthday to remember for lucky tractor-mad lad

Local farmers ensure birthday to remember for lucky tractor-mad lad

When Covid-19 clampdowns led to the cancellations of one young boy’s birthday party, his family and neighbours stepped up to...

April 2, 2020

Cows get ‘presidential’ treatment with Garda ‘escort’

Cows get ‘presidential’ treatment with Garda ‘escort’

Gardaí stationed in Co. Clare in recent days for the US presidential visit to Ireland have been busy making themselves...

June 7, 2019

Firefighters tackle raging gorse fire in Clare

Firefighters tackle raging gorse fire in Clare

A gorse fire broke out in the west of the country yesterday, with firefighters tackling blazes emitting large flames in...

May 15, 2019

Tractor ‘tows’ trouble with law for unsecure bales

Tractor ‘tows’ trouble with law for unsecure bales

A tractor driver towing bales was landed in hot water with the law over the weekend following the discovery by...

March 25, 2019

Multi-millionaire farmer to contest assault charge

Multi-millionaire farmer to contest assault charge

By Gordon Deegan Multi-millionaire bachelor farmer, John Joseph McCabe, aged 79, is to contest a charge that he assaulted a...

February 13, 2019

Man killed in farm accident in Co. Clare

Man killed in farm accident in Co. Clare

A man has been killed in a farm accident in Co. Clare earlier today (Thursday, January 24), Gardai have confirmed....

January 24, 2019

Residential farm and house with ‘enormous potential’ for sale in 4 lots

Residential farm and house with ‘enormous potential’ for sale in 4 lots

GVM Auctioneers Limerick brings to the market an 85ac residential farm with a two-storey residence in Meelick, Co. Clare. The...

November 19, 2018

TB troubles: ‘It seems to go in waves’

TB troubles: ‘It seems to go in waves’

One Co. Clare suckler farmer has detailed the effect being locked up with TB can have on farm finances, while...

October 18, 2018

Farm worker with cows to milk begs judge not to send him to jail

Farm worker with cows to milk begs judge not to send him to jail

A farm worker in Co. Clare has reportedly begged a judge not to send him to jail as he has...

December 19, 2017

Rural isolation and mental health info night on tonight

Rural isolation and mental health info night on tonight

There will be a special information night – titled Rural Isolation, Mental Health and Learning to Cope – on this evening...

November 9, 2017