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# ennis - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

"Thuggery of the highest order": Brothers who staged 'terrifying home invasion' avoid jail

Ronan and Jamie Carey were both given three-year suspended sentences for the crime.

# ennis - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Juvenile appears in court after taxi driver stabbed in Ennis last Friday night

The teenager appeared before Kilrush District Court yesterday.

# ennis - Monday 12 June, 2017

Elderly residents at Clare hospital stay in bed all day as 'they've nowhere else to go', court hears

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is attempting to close St Joseph’s Hospital to further admissions until 2021.

# ennis - Thursday 4 May, 2017

HSE takes legal action to prevent closure of Clare hospital for the elderly

According to health authority HIQA the action by the HSE is the first of its kind.

# ennis - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Man accused of raping 13-year-old girl in churchyard sent forward for trial

The accused made no reply when charged yesterday at Ennis Courthouse.

# ennis - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Judge forced to abandon trial after only 25 people out of 306 requested turn up for jury service

In the case, Trevor Considine (33) of Dalcassian Drive, Ennis is pleading not guilty to a night-club assault causing harm charge.

# ennis - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Lecturer charged with the criminal damage of US navy aircraft at Shannon

A second man was also accused of causing damage to the aircraft.

# ennis - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Contractor who 'isn't white collar' gets suspended sentence for €2.5m tax fraud

Patrick Mahony “consistently, knowingly and willfully” filed incorrect VAT returns, Ennis Circuit Court was told.

# ennis - Friday 21 April, 2017

'God help Ireland': Judge unhappy after Brazilian man not deported

The man was jailed for four months and fined €2,250 for driving offences.

# ennis - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From The42 As It Happened: Kerry v Galway, All-Ireland U21 football semi-final EirGridGAA

As It Happened: Kerry v Galway, All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

Who would advance in Ennis to the decider?

# ennis - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'She glassed me in the face for nothing': Ex-partner of John Dundon avoids prison for glass attack

'She glassed me in the face for nothing': Ex-partner of John Dundon avoids prison for glass attack

Judge Keys said that if was not for Killeen’s two children and the effect a prison term would have on them, she would be going to jail.

# ennis - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Judge dismisses Go Safe speeding cases, calling them a 'charade' and 'embarrassing'

“I am not going to waste the court’s time with these cases,” Judge Patrick Durcan said in Killaloe yesterday.

# ennis - Monday 27 March, 2017

'An appalling loss of life': Tributes paid to young couple killed in car crash

Delia Keary (18) and Gary Kelly (19) were involved in a two vehicle fatal crash on Friday night.

# ennis - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Church asks court for leniency as man pleads guilty to sexual assault

The man’s church said he is a changed man and an excellent Christian.

# ennis - Friday 24 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge A hotel in Clare is giving a free stay to anyone called Patrick or Patricia for Paddy's Day Pat Paddy Padraic

# ennis - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Dad jailed for 21 days for failing to pay child maintenance for his two kids

He owed almost €6,500 to his estranged partner.

# ennis - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Co Clare 'loner' avoids jail after posting photos of 19 local teenage girls to porn site

Evan Meehan was ordered to seek professional help.

# ennis - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Off-duty garda catches two young men trying to flee from scene of serious car crash

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

# ennis - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

# ennis - Monday 25 April, 2016

Lucky escape for schoolchildren as bus catches fire in Cork N20 This post contains videos

Lucky escape for schoolchildren as bus catches fire in Cork

The driver of the vehicle was hospitalised for smoke inhalation.

# ennis - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Clare found the county's oldest Patrick (97) for its St Patrick's Day parade

Retired farmer Patrick Wall will lead the parade in Ennis next week.

# ennis - Monday 18 January, 2016

Prisoner (25) escapes from custody at courthouse

The woman was transported today from Limerick Prison to Ennis Courthouse where she was due to stand trial.

# ennis - Monday 11 January, 2016

Hundreds turn out for funeral of Polish man who died alone on Christmas Day

Musicians also attended, while a garda escort accompanied him to the graveyard.

# ennis - Friday 8 January, 2016

Brendan O'Carroll to pay for funeral of Polish man who died in Ennis on Christmas Day

The body of the 51-year-old, who was formerly homeless, has been in a morgue in Limerick since December.

# ennis - Friday 18 December, 2015

Priest gave burglar a lift into town after finding him in his wardrobe

The man had sent the priest a Christmas card shortly before the robbery.

# ennis - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge See this lad with the hickey on the cover of Italian Vogue? He's from Ennis C'mon Vogue

# ennis - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Search called off for Japanese tourists missing in Clare

The search has been taking place for the past three weeks.

# ennis - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The bomb squad was called to an Ennis school to blow up some unstable lab chemicals

They were taking no risks with the hazardous chemicals.

# ennis - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital

It is not known if the breakdown affected the man’s survival chances.

# ennis - Friday 24 April, 2015

81-year-old former school principal appeals his sentence for abusing primary school girls

A judge said “this is obviously a difficult case” which raised important issues for all involved.

# ennis - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Clare music festival axed amid fears people will 'puke over walls and pee in gardens'

Residents in Ennis were concerned INISFest would lead to a rise in anti-social behaviour.

# ennis - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Meet Ireland's early 20th century female drunkards

Though more men at the time were convicted of drunkenness, there were more women locked up in reformatories for the offence.

# ennis - Friday 6 March, 2015

This Fianna Fáil TD chased down a hooded handbag thief in Ennis

Timmy Dooley returned the handbag to the elderly woman, who he said was “dazed” by the incident.

# ennis - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Now Sinn Féin could pull out of the Vincent Browne constituency debates Exclusive

The party is in dispute with TV3 producers over the exclusion of election candidates from the debate panels.

# ennis - Sunday 28 December, 2014

500 students at a Clare school tried to stay off social media for a week ... It didn't end well

The students who managed to avoid accessing their online personas experienced a range of withdrawal symptoms, like mood swings and irritability.

# ennis - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This dog from Ennis just got the best early Christmas present Ho Ho Ho

# ennis - Monday 1 December, 2014

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.

# ennis - Friday 21 November, 2014

Water meter installer 'had rifle pointed at him'

The incident took place in Clarecastle, Co Clare, this morning.

# ennis - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The42 Cratloe power past Thurles Sarsfields to book a place in Munster decider Banner Roars

Cratloe power past Thurles Sarsfields to book a place in Munster decider

Conor McGrath and Padraic Collins impress as the Clare champions qualify for their first ever provincial hurling final.