Woman further remanded over multiple stabbing in Ennis

Young mother accused of knife attack in grounds of school

A young mother has been further remanded charged in connection with the multiple stabbing of another woman on the grounds of an Ennis primary school last weekend.

At Ennis District Court yesterday, Charlene Sherlock (22), Dromard, Lahinch Road, Ennis, appeared in connection with being charged with the assault causing harm of Nicole Keane (23) in the grounds of the Holy Family School in Ennis last Saturday evening.

Ms Sherlock – who gave birth to her first baby on February 12th last – is also charged with producing a steak knife during the course of a dispute at the Holy Family School.

Ms Keane (23), from Ennis, remains in a stable condition at Cork University Hospital.


In court yesterday, Insp Tom Kennedy applied that Ms Sherlock, who first appeared in court on Monday, be further remanded in custody to reappear at Ennis District Court on May 1st.

Judge Patrick Durcan remanded Ms Sherlock – who is unemployed – to appear before Ennis District Court on May 1st.

Gordon Deegan

Gordon Deegan

Gordon Deegan is a contributor to The Irish Times