An elderly woman left the courtroom after the judge’s remark. File photograph: Collins Courts.

Fears over the spread of the coronavirus prompted a district court judge to tell a court on Thursday he would prefer anyone coughing to withdraw from (...)

Three men, charged with sexual offences against two teenage girls, have been ordered to surrender their passports at Ennis District Court.

Three young Co Clare men appeared in court on Wednesday in connection with 10 alleged sexual offences against two teenage girls. At Ennis District Co(...)

At the Family Law Court in Ennis, the woman said that her husband has recently called her a “fat bitch” and a “c**t”.

A Co Clare woman, married more than 50 years to her husband, has secured a safety order against him because of his continual verbal and emotional abu(...)

Insp Tom Kennedy said the alleged fight was taking place in a field in Kilrush where there were 20 to 30 males looking on.

A Clare man appeared in court on Tuesday charged with affray following an organised public fist fight in a field in a west Clare town that was videoed(...)

Judge Patrick Durcan described the actions of Eoin McDonnell as ‘devious, dangerous, appalling and disgusting’. File photograph: Reuters

A 22-year-old Limerick man has received a two-month suspended prison term after taking a ‘Snapchat snapshot’ on his smartphone of a female judge in co(...)

Garda Brian O’Callaghan said he saw Mr McCabe grapple with his seatbelt causing his jeep to zig-zag along the road.

Bachelor farmer John Joseph McCabe (82) has beaten a no seatbelt charge from the Garda traffic corps after telling a judge that wearing a seatbel(...)

Ennis District Court heard it was the intention of the parents’ whose children had high school absentee records  to return to the UK in January.

A 13-year-old boy at the centre of a judge’s threat to jail his parents for Christmas has the learning capacity of a six-year-old due to chronic educa(...)

A newlywed woman was beaten up by her husband on the third night of their honeymoon after a row over two transgender women, a court has heard. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A newlywed woman was beaten up by her husband on the third night of their honeymoon after a row over two transgender women. At the Family Law Court (...)

Some areas have twice the case counts of others. Photograph: Getty Images

More than 450,000 cases were dealt with in district courts around the country in 2014, with some areas having case counts more than twice the size of (...)