Clare

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

Pics: Limestone underground set to keep Clare cattle warm for winter

Pics: Limestone underground set to keep Clare cattle warm for winter

The Burren’s unique glacial-era limestone landscape was a hive of activity last weekend, as hundreds gathered to celebrate the fifth...

October 31, 2017

Australian fencing company sets up European HQ in the west of Ireland

Australian fencing company sets up European HQ in the west of Ireland

An Australian company, Clipex Fencing and Stockyards, has chosen to set up its European headquarters in Ennis, Co. Clare. The...

August 4, 2017

Man airlifted to hospital after being crushed by hay bale

Man airlifted to hospital after being crushed by hay bale

A man has reportedly been airlifted to hospital this evening, August 1, after allegedly being crushed by a hay bale...

August 1, 2017

Energy firm gets green light for Clare solar farm

Energy firm gets green light for Clare solar farm

Terra Solar has been granted a 10-year planning permission for the development of a solar farm located in Firgrove, Co....

July 13, 2017

73-year-old farmer dies in Co. Clare in tractor-related incident

73-year-old farmer dies in Co. Clare in tractor-related incident

Gardai are investigating the tragic death of a 73-year-old farmer following an incident involving a tractor, according to reports in...

April 22, 2017

DNA testing used to trace stolen cattle in Co. Clare

DNA testing used to trace stolen cattle in Co. Clare

DNA testing was used to trace stolen cattle through their progeny in Co. Clare, according to the Clare Champion. The...

March 30, 2017

Farmer left dumbfounded after birth of quadruplet heifer calves

Farmer left dumbfounded after birth of quadruplet heifer calves

A farmer in north Co. Clare was left dumbfounded after a cow gave birth to four identical heifer calves over...

February 21, 2017

21 landowners apply to cut hedges in Clare under paid hedgecutting scheme

21 landowners apply to cut hedges in Clare under paid hedgecutting scheme

Clare County Council has received 21 applications from landowners and contractors to cut local hedgerows under the Community Hedgecutting Grant Scheme....

November 2, 2016

Farmers to get paid to cut hedges on public roads in Clare

Farmers to get paid to cut hedges on public roads in Clare

Clare County Council will offer grants to landowners and community groups to maintain hedgerows alongside public roads throughout County Clare. The...

August 18, 2016

Eight cattle electrocuted by falling power line

Eight cattle electrocuted by falling power line

Eight cattle have died in Lahinch, Co. Clare after they were electrocuted by a fallen power cable. ESB Networks confirmed...

November 13, 2015

Clare Marts’ site planning row – decision expected in December

Clare Marts’ site planning row – decision expected in December

A decision on the planning objection against Aldi building a supermarket on the mart’s site in Co. Clare is expected...

November 12, 2015

Man in his 50s dies in farm accident in Co. Clare

Man in his 50s dies in farm accident in Co. Clare

Gardai are investigating a farm death that occurred in Co. Clare yesterday (October 22) evening in which a man was...

October 23, 2015

German President visits Irish beef and sheep farm

German President visits Irish beef and sheep farm

German President Joachim Gauck recently visited a Co. Clare Bord Bia Origin Green beef and sheep farm as part of...

July 16, 2015