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Concern Over Rise In Recorded Crime In Clare

Local represntatives have joined with Clare Gardaí in expressing concern about a rise in recorded crime here.

Clare's Elderly Targetted By Fraudsters

Separately this lunchime, Clare Gardaí are investigating separate incidents in which elderly people in Ennis and Ennistymon fell victim to fraudsters.

INMO Call For Hospitals Investment In Light Of Increased Trolley Numbers

The government is facing calls to substantially increase its budget for the health sector.

Greece Needs To Make The Next Move Says Taoiseach

The Taoiseach says Greece will need to make the next move if it wants any more help from Europe.

19 Clare Schools Earmarked For Closure In Government Review

It's emerged that 19 schools in Clare were earmarked for merger as part of a Government review.

Today's Irish Times reports that Clare had the fourth highest number of possible closures of any county, behind only Maro, Galway and Cork.

Most of those were in West Clare, and included thelikes of Clohanes, Doonaha, Labasheeda and Cross, as well as the likes of Boston and Tubber.

Elderly Man Rescued From Roof At University Hospital Limerick

An elderly man had to be rescued from a second floor roof at University Hospital Limerick last night.

Sinn Féin Surge In Popularity In Clare

An opinion poll has suggested that Sinn Féin are surging in popularity in Clare.

Clare's Crime Levels Fell In

The number of burglaries, thefts and public order offences in Clare last year has fallen with overall crime levels down 3.5%.