Paula Reid (51), of Marian Park, Drogheda, Co Louth, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to 12 counts of theft on dates between June 2010 and September 2012 totalling €4,790.97 from Hugh Burrows & Sons Ltd, based on Clonard Street in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

A Louth mother-of-two who stole nearly €5,000 from her former employers over a two-and-a-half-year period has avoided jail. Paula Reid “double-dipped”(...)

Visiting angler Marty Smith from Macklesfield, near Manchester, enjoying super perch-fishing on Lough Ennell. Photograph: Michael Flanagan

OF ALL the salmon farming nations, the largest one, Norway, has remained the most open and frank at official level about the impact of sea lice on wil(...)

Peter O’Reilly (centre), winner of the media outing to Courtlough, with Josie Mahon of Inland Fisheries Ireland and Garrett Ruigrok, fishery manager, Courtlough

Not even the cracking of a nearby clay-pigeon shoot could deter the appetite of the rainbow trout as they provided fantastic sport for 13 “hacks” at C(...)

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, which regulates the profession, secured legal costs exceeding €32,000 plus VAT in a series of prosecutions against individual pharmacies in 2011 and 2012. Photograph: PA Wire

Fines totalling over €21,000 have been imposed on 12 pharmacies for offences relating to the sale, display and storage of medicines.The Pharmaceutical(...)

The National Asset Management Agency has confirmed the scale and identity of its first shopping cen(...)

Mick Kelly with a magnificent trout from Lough Sheelin

I CAUGHT up with Michael in the Balrothery Inn in north Dublin before he headed off to Lough Sheelin in Co Cavan for the entire trout angling s(...)

    Fumbally Exchange founder George Boyle with President Michael D Higgins at the official opening of the organisation’s new flagship building. Picture Jason Clarke Photography

Fumbally Exchange, a not-for-profit organisation that offers a low-cost base and collaboration opportunities for creative businesses, has annou(...)

Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan: Chartered accountants BDO have taken over the operation of the centre, which was developed by Parkway Properties

The three-year-old Millfield Shopping Centre in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, has been put into receivership by Nama. Chartered accountants BDO(...)

Robert Fogarty,  Cardy Rock Court, Balbriggan, Co Dublin,  has not yet entered a plea.  Judge Cormac Dunne at Dublin District Court  heard it would be alleged that gardaí responded to a report from Airport Police that a bus driver on the 102 route had been threatened. Photograph: Reuters

A 44-year-old man swung a meat cleaver at a bus driver who refused to stop for him, a court heard yesterday.Robert Fogarty, from Cardy Rock Court, Bal(...)

Independent senator and children’s rights activist Jillian Van Turnhout earlier claimed the contest should be cancelled as events like it ‘sexually exploit’ children at a young age.

The organisers of a child beauty pageant scheduled to take place in Dublin this weekend have insisted it will go ahead despite the hotel at which it w(...)