A BID by a former Ireland rugby player and his brother to stop a bank-appointed receiver allegedly interfering with properties they own has been adjourned at the High Court.
Former Ireland and Munster player Frankie Sheahan and his brother Joseph have brought an action over the appointment by Bank of Ireland (BoI) of Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton as receiver to 17 residential properties. The Sheahans are challenging Mr McAteer's appointment. Ms Justice Mary Laffoy yesterday adjourned the case until Friday.
Cigarettes are seized
CUSTOMS officers have seized a shipment of one million illicit cigarettes after an intelligence led operation.
The haul was found in north county Dublin and has an estimated value of €387,000.
Ward playroom closed
A playroom for children with cancer and blood disorders in Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Dublin has been closed for construction work.
Children who used the facility now have a temporary playroom in an inpatient assessment area.
Judge visits dump site
A CIRCUIT court judge has taken the unusual step of visiting the site of an illegal recycling plant to see if it had been dismantled.
Judge Carroll Moran gave Eoghan McEnery, of South West Bins Ltd of Listowel, Co Kerry, until January 21 to remove all rubble and topsoil from the site.