Investigation Launched Following Bone Discovery In Co Clare

An investigation has been launched following the discovery of a bone in Co Clare.

A bone was found on Thursday, 22 September, on the Shannon riverbank at Doonass, Clonlara, on the Clare-Limerick border.

Gardaí were called to the scene and are understood to have examined and photographed the scene before the bone was removed.

The bone is currently at University Hospital Limerick.


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