*A fresh bid by Ned Doherty to have Gardaí return his 202 jeep was dismissed. AN UNEMPLOYED Ennis man has failed to convince a judge that the €26,000 he received for ‘three trotters’ helped finance him purchasing a Toyota jeep for €43,000 in cash in €50 notes.
*A hockey stick was used to beat the woman. A 56-year old Co Clare man appeared in court on Wednesday charged with the rape and multiple sexual assaults of his adult niece over a five day period at his home in Clare earlier this year.
*Holy Island is among the locations where the counts of indecent assault are alleged to have occurred. A 78-year old man has appeared in court charged with the indecent assault of four boys over a five year period at locations in Clare and Limerick.