Judge Patrick Durcan jailed the defendant and banned her from driving for six years after hearing she  was driving without insurance and already disqualified from driving  when stopped by a garda.

A judge has described a Co Clare woman’s humanist marriage as “mumbo jumbo” and “for the fairies” stating that she didn’t get married at all four year(...)

A man has appeared in court on 10 separate counts of dangerous driving across Ennis and east Clare during a single night. At Ennis District Court, A(...)

Judge Patrick Durcan described the case as “extremely serious” and adjourned sentencing into Ennis District Court on Wednesday

A “creepy” 74-year-old driving instructor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 22-year-old student nurse during a stop-off on a driving lesson.(...)

‘This has been an unusual case,’ said Judge Patrick Durcan. Photograph: Frank Miller

A motorist failed to spot a Go Safe van on the side of the road late at night and was detected speeding three times in 88 minutes, a court has heard. (...)

Former Labour Party TD Michael McNamara. Photograph: Eric Luke

Former Labour Party TD for Clare Michael McNamara has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a garda. At Killaloe District (...)

Armagh angler David Connor with one of his Sheelin catches

A review of the national policy to examine all relevant data for the management of bass, pike and trout is underway by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI)(...)

A neglect and assault case concerning a five-month-old baby girl from Co Clare allegedly sustaining a skull fracture and other bone injuries has come before Ennis Circuit Court. File photograph: Getty Images

A neglect and assault case concerning a five-month-old baby girl from Co Clare allegedly sustaining a skull fracture and other bone injuries has come (...)