In sentencing the man, Judge Patrick Durcan said that “any citizen walking along a street is absolutely entitled to expect that they can so freely and safely and without any danger of being molested by someone and that is what happened in this case, the lady was molested by this man”.
A judge has said that all he wants to do at the end of a day at the family law court is to have a shower after listening to vitriol and bitterness from people before the court.
An Ennis-based taxi driver who was set upon by four members of the same family and stabbed six times by a then 17-year-old male in a dispute over a fare said that he will not be intimidated by any of them.
The 15-year-old Ennis Junior Cert student who lost his life while trying to save the life of his friend in a double drowning tragedy was yesterday described as “a most extraordinary and inspirational young man”.
The grieving father of 15-year-old Ennis schoolboy, Jack Kenneally told mourners that his heart fills will sorrow knowing that his friend, Shay Moloney lost his life trying to save his son’s life.
At least two members of the herd of feral goats which has been rampaging through Ennis, Co Clare, in recent weeks have been identified as Old Irish goats — an ancient breed protected under the Convention of Biological Diversity.
In a world ever more dependent on industrialised framing — and the horrors that intensification can inflict on animals — we seem to have developed a reluctance to confront our obligation to manage wildlife populations to protect the quality of life and security wild animals can enjoy.
An Ennis woman was the victim of a daylight sex assault when a 36-year old man came up from behind her on a crowded street during last year’s Fleadh and put his hand up her dress and tugged at her underwear.
The head of the country’s Civil Defence College has told a court that the alleged manoeuvre carried out by HSE paramedic Andrew Long on two women at a first aid course "could have been life-threatening".