Limerick Courthouse. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Some people appearing before Limerick district family court cannot afford “free” legal aid, Judge Mary Larkin said yesterday.The judge, who had more(...)

A man has been refused bail after he was in court charged in connection with a shooting in Limerick. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

KATHRYN HAYES A 29-year-old man has been refused bail after appearing before a special court sitting in Limerick charged in connection with a shootin(...)

Judge Patrick Durcan told Ennis District Court that Siobhán Downes had been unable to get over her infatuation with her former boyfriend. Photograph: Tony Grehan /Press 22

A former air hostess yesterday avoided jail after continuing to breach court orders not to contact her former boyfriend.Judge Patrick Durcan told Enni(...)

The protest was organised by the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association, which is opposing the EU ban on turf-cutting on raised bogs.  Photograph: James Flynn/APX

About 70 turf-cutters held a protest near a courthouse yesterday where two men were charged with illegally cutting turf in a preserved bog. (...)

Charlene Sherlock (22) of Dromard, Lahinch Road, Ennis was charged with assault causing harm in Ennis.

A young mother of an eight-week old baby has been charged in connection with the multiple stabbing of another woman on the grounds of an Ennis prim(...)