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# Ennis

January 2023
# Clare
Man allegedly attacked his cousin with slash-hook in Ennis, court hears
Peter Molloy is charged with the assault causing harm of Eamon Quinn on 23 January.
# Ennis
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after shots fired in Ennis
The incident occurred this afternoon.
# midwest
Pilot project to ease overcrowding at Limerick hospital under way
Ambulances in the region will be able to bring patients directly to Ennis Hospital instead of them waiting on a trolley at University Hospital Limerick.
# midwest
Ambulances will be able to bring patients 'directly' to Ennis instead of Limerick from Monday
The region has seen record breaking overcrowding in recent days.
# midwest
Explainer: What is going on with overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick?
A major internal incident was declared at the hospital yesterday as it became overwhelmed by patient numbers.
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# River Fergus
Divers to join search for man seen entering river in Co Clare late last night
The search effort will resume at 9am tomorrow.
# mountshannon
Man (80s) dies after being hit by car in Clare
Gardaí in Ennis are appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward.
# Courts
Clare man on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett changes plea to guilty
Patrick Ballard had initially pleaded not guilty to murdering his former partner in the Market area of Ennis on 28 January 2021.
# Ennis
Appeal lodged against permission for €450 million data centre campus in Clare
The plan includes the construction of six data centres.
# Clare
€450 million Ennis data centre granted planning permission despite local opposition
Construction is planned to start later this year.
# Clare
32-year-old man appears in court charged with murder of pensioner in Lisdoonvarna
Thomas Lorigan, of no fixed abode, appeared at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday.
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# Ennis
Truck driver receives suspended sentence over death of father-of-three in crash
Judge O’Callaghan said it would not be of any positive service to society generally that Paul Van Tamlin would be sent to jail.
# Ennis
Man missing from Co Clare located safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.
# Dean Ryan Cup
Munster hurling glory for St Flannan's with final win over Ardscoil Rís
Tony Kelly and Jamesie O’Connor were part of the St Flannan’s management team.
# Tidy Towns
The tidiest town in Ireland has been revealed
It’s in Co Clare.
# catalytic converters
Six people arrested in Clare by gardaí targeting organised crime
The six people, five men and one woman, are currently being detained at three different garda stations.
# Division 2
14-man Cork win by a point but Clare take promotion play-off spot as Tubridy hits 1-8
John O’Rourke hit the winner as Cork won the game by 0-22 to 1-18.
# Clare
Man (20s) charged in relation to robbery of Ennis shop
The incident occurred on 19 April.
# inspection
Management of Covid-19 outbreak ‘chaotic and disorganised’ at Clare community hospital
The centre was found to be non-compliant under 12 different regulations.
# Innovate
Customers still waiting for refunds after PS5 consoles were not delivered before Christmas
The consoles were purchased from Innovate, a store based in Ennis, as Christmas presents.
# Clare
Woman (29) dies following alleged assault in Ennis last month
Sharon Bennett, a mother of two, suffered serious head injuries on 28 January.
# Assault
Woman remains unconscious after alleged assault by boyfriend in Ennis
The woman’s boyfriend appeared in court today after he was charged with assault.
# Ennis
Man to appear in court over assault that left woman with serious head injuries
The assault happened on Thursday in Ennis.
# Ennis
Gardaí investigating after woman left with serious head injuries from Co Clare assault
A man in his mid-30s has been arrested.
# teagan ward
Appeal for information on missing Northern Irish teenager who is believed to be in Co Clare
Teagan Ward was last seen on Friday, 15 January in the Ballymena area of Co Antrim.
# Ennis
Father to plead guilty to endangering life of baby daughter when he held her upside down over river
The incident happened in Ennis in Co Clare in April.
# Ennis
One woman injured after being hit by a car in Clare
The incident occurred in the carpark of the Dunnes Stores shopping centre in Ennis.
# Ennis
Truck driver fined €1,500 over accident that left 3-year-old girl dead and her father seriously injured
Senan O’Flaherty had pleaded guilty to two offences of careless driving.
# Charged
Man (28) appears in court charged with assaulting his infant daughter
The man is accused of the offence at several locations across Ennis over a four hour period.
# Ennis
Gardaí appealing for witnesses as man (30s) dies following suspected stabbing in Clare
Gardaí confirmed the death this evening.
# close contact
Some attendees of Blindboy podcast in Ennis required to self-isolate due to coronavirus
Only people directly contacted by health authorities need to take any measures.
# Larisa Maria Rostas
Teenager missing from her home in Clare found safe and well
Larisa Maria Rostas had been last seen on 25 February.
# Ennis
Five men arrested following overnight burglary at phone shop in Co Clare
All five men arrested are detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
# kilrush
Woman (70s) dies in Clare road crash
The head-on crash involved a car and a fuel truck.
# Ennis
Judge 'blue in the face' over lack of resources for addiction clinics after reading 'cry for help' letter
Judge Gerald Keys made his comment after reading from a Kilrush man facing assault charges.
# Cannabis
Court hears of possible trafficking as Vietnamese woman to plead guilty in €1 million grow house case
More than 500 cannabis plants at various growth stages were found at the 16-bedroomed property on 31 May last year.
# Ennis
Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare
The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.
# Ennis
Cleaner 'snapped' and slapped 11 -year-old girl after drink poured on his wife
Redas Jonka (43) was spared conviction over the incident at SkyCourt shopping centre in Shannon.
# Ennis
Man who threatened to kill wife in front of gardaí tells court he is a prisoner in his marriage
The man was giving evidence as part of a bail application.
# udder chaos
Rampaging cow injures man and damages cars after breaking free from Ennis Mart
Gardaí say the cow made its way to Dunnes Stores before being caught.