A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence increased.

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence incr(...)

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 woman (22) is being questioned in connection with the incident in Ennis, Co Clare, in which a woman sustained stab wounds. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien/The Irish Times

A woman who suffered a "life threatening" injuries following a stabbing on the grounds of a primary school in Ennis, Co Clare, has been transfe(...)