Garda Elaine Freemantle told the court that Mr Melaadi replied: “What I have done I’m really, really happy with and I will do it again to feel better.”

An Afghani man who fought the Taliban and is now on hunger strike has appeared in court in connection with causing criminal damage at a direct provis(...)

At Ennis District Court, Garda Michael Daniels described  pre-Christmas panic at  Ennis shopping centre, adding the centre was placed in lockdown mode as two families confronted each other in the  main foyer a week before Christmas 2013. Photograph: Reuters

Wheelchair users and elderly citizens were caught up in the cross-fire at a busy Ennis shopping mall as bottles of wine from Tesco were thrown(...)

A spectator was yesterday returned for trial concerning an alleged on-pitch assault that resulted in a Gaelic footballer losing three teeth and being(...)

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(...)

 Josef Pavelka

A judge told a court yesterday nobody can be proud of the life Josef Pavelka had in lreland despite the man’s self-inflicted problems. (...)

Peter Baram, in Ennis, Co Clare, following the death of his friend Josef Pavalka. “He is my best friend and he is gone,” he said. “We were together every day from 7am until 10 at night. We never argued. I miss him very much.” Photograph: Eamon Ward

The death of a homeless man in Ennis, Co Clare, at the weekend could have been avoided “if there was more a hands-on response to his situation”(...)

A young mother has been further remanded charged in connection with the multiple stabbing of another woman on the grounds of an Ennis primary s(...)