The court heard the  captain of the Ryanair aircraft told gardaí there was a passenger on board intoxicated to such an extent that there was a fear she might endanger herself or others.

A drunken Ryanair passenger was in such a state that she thought she was still in Spain when arrested by gardaí on her return to Shannon airport from (...)

The judge said a warning should go out to all lift companies that all lifts should be checked and serviced regularly.

A man who caused over €3,000 worth of damage when trying to free himself from a jammed lift had a charge of causing criminal damage against him struck(...)

File photograph of a Bus Eireann bus.

A judge has banned a Bus Éireann driver from driving for one year after stating that he “is a danger on the road”. At Ennis District Court, Judge Pat(...)

Family-owned  Wild Irish Seaweeds has invested €300,000 in scaling up its operations over the past two years. Photograph: iStock

A judge warned a recovering gambling addict and seaweed harvesting entrepreneur that his addiction could lead to a business failing “like that”. Wild(...)

A judge has jailed a  broadband salesman for seven months for carrying out a sexual assault on a woman with disabilities in her own home. File photograph: Getty Images

A judge has jailed a door-to-door broadband salesman for seven months for carrying out a sexual assault on a woman with disabilities in her own home. (...)

A Swissport bus. Swissport Ireland  pleaded guilty to six separate summons concerning the use of marked gas oil in its vehicles on November 2nd, 2017. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish arm of international airport ground handler Swissport has been hit with a €24,000 fine after it pleaded guilty to using “green diesel” at it(...)

Both men were  charged with causing criminal damage to the airport perimeter fence at Shannon airport and unlawful trespass into a taxi-way at Shannon airport on St Patrick’s Day.

Two former US servicemen have been remanded in custody charged in connection with an alleged security breach at Shannon airport on St Patrick’s Day. (...)

Sgt Brian O’Callaghan said Keith Morkan’s car entered the M18 at Knockanean outside Ennis (general view above), careered across the road and clipped the wing mirror of a car being driven by a female motorist. File photograph: Google Street View

A woman avoided “a very horrific collision” when she braked to avoid a car being driven by a Galway heroin addict on the M18 motorway in Co Clare. At(...)

Michelle O’Keeffe has appeared in court charged with stealing €170,830 from 11 people over a five year period when she was acting as a solicitor for them.

A woman has appeared in court charged with stealing €170,830 from 11 people over a five year period when she was acting as a solicitor for them. Mich(...)

‘We have modern technology and engineering that enables disabled people to use motor vehicles,’ the judge said. Photograph: iStock

A judge has banned a motorist from driving for six months after the driver’s car was found parked in a disabled parking space in Ennis, Co Clare. At (...)

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