Garda admits he stole from woman
A garda has admitted to stealing property worth nearly €2,000 from a woman. David Foran (28), from Kinsale, Co Cork, and formerly stationed at Fitzgibbon Street garda station, Dublin, pleaded guilty at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the theft of property worth €1,950 from the woman in Phibsboro between October 10 and 17, 2009.
Judge Yvonne Murphy remanded Gda Foran, pictured, on continuing bail until November when the full facts will be heard.
Owen to star in peace process film
British actor Clive Owen is to star in a new spy thriller set during the peace process in Northern Ireland in the 1990s.
The film, based on Tom Bradby's novel 'Shadow Dancer', will be directed by James Marsh, who made the Oscar-winning documentary 'Man on Wire'. Irish actor Aidan Gillen, who starred in 'The Wire', is also part of the cast.
Boost as Niki jets into Shannon
Shannon Airport will receive a welcome boost this summer with news that an Austrian airline, owned by former Grand Prix driver Niki Lauda, will operate a charter service between the airport and Vienna.
FkyNiki and Air Berlin, a low-cost carrier alliance, will begin scheduled flights between Shannon and the Austrian capital from May 28. Bookings can be made online. The service will arrive and depart each Saturday until September.
Milk producers to let 85 workers go
EIGHTY-five people will lose their jobs at milk processing plants and depots in Limerick and Dublin.
The redundancies were confirmed after the Competition Authority approved Glanbia's acquisition of the Kerry Group's Limerick-based milk business, which includes the Golden Vale and Dawn brands. As part of new arrangements under Glanbia management, the Lansdowne production facility in Limerick is to close, along with depots in Clare Street, Limerick, and Cookstown Industrial Estate in Dublin.