The child’s father  said  his 13-year-old boy “was very sick - we couldn’t send him to school because he couldn’t get out of bed. You had to see him the way he was”.

A district court judge has said “there is too much mollycoddling these days” after hearing evidence of children being persistently absent from school.(...)

Fianna Fáil Cllr Alan  O’Callaghan, a member of Clare County Council, was fined €750 and banned from driving for a year.

Gordon Deegan A judge has accused a Fianna Fáil councillor of telling “a pack of lies” and wriggling “like a worm at the end of a hook” after he cla(...)

The judge ordered the man to cease all direct and indirect contact with his estranged partner, who is the mother of the baby. Photograph: Getty

A judge has ordered a man to stop posting messages on Facebook about the paternity of a six-month-old baby girl. At a family law court in the southw(...)

Evan Meehan from Shannon has pleaded guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls from their Facebook profiles to a pornographic site.

A judge warned a 22-year-old Shannon man who uploaded 19 girls’ Facebook profile pictures to a pornographic site that he faces jail if he does comply (...)

Thomas Howard, Listowel, Co Kerry appearing at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday morning in relation to the false imprisonment of three people at Sixmilebridge on Thursday

A farm labourer told a Garda “I’m guilty” when charged with three counts of false imprisonment in the grounds of a country house at Sixmilebridge last(...)

Som Chanh at Ennis Court yesterday in connection with an incident aboard a flight which had been  travelling from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Montreal when it diverted to Shannon on Monday.

A 55-year-old French man is to plead guilty to all air rage related charges that resulted in a transatlantic flight diverting to Shannon on Mon(...)