A schoolboy has failed in his personal injury action where he claimed his primary school was negligent in supplying him with a deflated football that caused him to break his wrist during a soccer match.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
Seven personal injury actions worth up to a total of €420,000 from a 'rear-ending' road traffic accident have been dismissed or withdrawn after a motor assessor told a court that the two cars involved never collided.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
A 43-year-old west Clare man has escaped jail over his possession of a "disgusting" book which was the first book to be banned here by the censors in almost two decades.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
A 41-year-old Shannon native has had to move house twice since his child pornography downloading offences were made public.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
A Co Clare man who defiled a 15-year-old girl while the girl was on a sleepover in a tent in the back garden of a friend's house today walked free from court.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
An 18-year-old childminder told gardaí that she unintentionally broke the arm of her one-year-old baby niece when trying to frighten the baby in order to distract her from crying.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
An Ennis solicitor stole €149,830 from 11 clients over a five-year period “in a robbing Peter to pay Paul’ enterprise, Ennis Circuit Court heard today.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
A 43-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the possession of child pornography after he was found with a copy of the first book to be banned here in almost two decades.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
A 42-year-old married Co Clare man who sought out pornographic material of babies online has been jailed for three years.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
A judge has told a court that Bus Éireann would have to stop carrying passengers altogether in the morning if a personal injury damages claim by a 77-year-old Limerick man was to succeed.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
A young man who side-rammed a Garda patrol car at 100kmph causing €4,500 of damage has been saved from going to jail by the Garda he tried to drive off the road.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
A judge has hit out at the failure of the State to provide a secure placement for a Co. Clare man declared insane.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
A HSE paramedic who “patently abused” his position of trust when assaulting two female first aid students has been jailed.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
A 36-year-old paramedic who assaulted two female first aid students when he placed them in a chokehold six years ago was today described as ‘timid’ by a retired Garda.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
A woman whose humanist marriage was described as "mumbo-jumbo" and "away with the fairies" by a district court judge has had her four-month jail term lifted on appeal.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
An off-duty Domino’s Pizza delivery man broke both his wrists when he fell off a hospital roof as he tried to evade capture by gardaí.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Mr Miko was twice over the drink driving limit and driving at a speed of 120kmph when the BMW car he took without permission struck Mr McNamara.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
Former Labour TD, Michael McNamara told the district court that he was “utterly and completely shocked” when pepper-sprayed by a Garda outside his home in December 2016.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2018
A circuit court judge has hit out at the ‘absolutely outrageous’ conduct of feuding traveller families in Ennis telling them that it is ordinary workers who are funding their legal aid.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
A key witness did not grasp the “seriousness” of her situation when she made a statement to gardaí concerning the fatal shooting of Gareth Hutch, the Special Criminal Court has heard.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
A senior lawyer has hit out at the “massive delay” by the State in analysing technical evidence in child pornography cases.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
Nine men today walked free from court for their role in a "ferocious encounter" at a halting site where a number of petrol bombs were thrown and other weapons were used.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
A driver who crashed causing the death of a close friend after he became confused over his SatNav telling him to go the wrong direction near the Cliffs of Moher today walked free from court.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
"I was completely helpless. I could do nothing. I have been through many situations in my life and I thought I was going to die that day.”
Mon, 21 May, 2018
Evidence was also heard that SKY employs private investigators to ‘snoop’ on unauthorised showing of Premier League games.
Tue, 08 May, 2018
A dispute between Traveller families over who won an organised 13-minute long ‘fair fight’ between two men quickly erupted into a ‘ferocious encounter’ at a halting site where a number of petrol bombs were thrown and other weapons were used.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
A motorist who was four times over the drink driving legal limit when he knocked down two musicians at Doolin in March 2015 has walked free from court.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018
A 23-year-old Ennis woman is counting the cost of taking on Dunnes Stores over a "nasty" baby finger injury caused by a broken Dolmio pasta sauce jar - and losing.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
A 65-year old farmer today pleaded guilty to a charge in connection with the dumping of 12 decomposing animal carcasses from a 300 ft high cliff four years ago in west Clare.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
Simona Halep won nine games in a row to breeze past Karolina Pliskova and set up a mouthwatering Australian Open semi-final against former champion Angelique Kerber.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
If a violent Ennis teenager is released from custody, he will attempt to physically harm the girl he defiled, a garda has told a court.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
A 17-year-old sustained slash wounds to his face and hands, requiring 100 stitches, after being viciously assaulted at his home by two men armed with a carpet knife and blades.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Judge says State should make up shortfall or else Setanta-insured motorists could be liable for €15.5m
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Sloane Stephens will face Madison Keys in the US Open final as the next generation of American talent took centre stage at Flushing Meadows.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
A motorist hit by a Garda car at a traffic light junction had to fork out €330 for a fire brigade to attend the scene.
Fri, 26 May, 2017
A Limerick fast food outlet where the Munster rugby team once celebrated by filling the Heineken Cup with its famous chips was at the centre of a legal maul yesterday during which a judge issued a red card to two insurance companies.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
The victim of a night club glass attack carried out by the ex-partner of murderer, John Dundon, Ciara Killeen (aged 32) has said that the Limerick woman should have got jail for the attack.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
A late night row over a bag of chips culminated in a Tipperary builder beating up two female gardaí.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
Banks have had it their own way for too long, a judge said yesterday, adding that he would bend over backwards to facilitate anybody who makes a genuine effort to deal with their indebtedness.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Since her appearance Keys has taken to the platform to defend herself.
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
Alicia Keys has eschewed make-up in a quest to get in touch with her authentic self, but how did beauty junkiefeel when she faced up to her own bare face?
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
A 77-year-old paedophile, who lured his six-year-old niece to his home with the promise of biscuits before sexually assaulting her, has walked free from court.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016