Gardaí Investigate Suspected Petrol Bomb Attack On Courthouse

An investigation has been launched into a suspected petrol bomb attack on Ennis Courthouse in Co Clare.

It is understood that gardaí discovered a smashed window at the family law courtroom, with a bottle and traces of accelerant found inside.

Gardaí say that minor damage was caused to the basement area of the courthouse and an investigation is underway.


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