Barry Carr (31) of Boeshill, Pettigo, Co Donegal, on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to taking livestock worth €107,300 from a Kilbeggan farm in June 2015.

At a sitting of Mullingar Circuit Court, Mr Carr pleaded not guilty to two counts of Section 4 theft, that on 24 June/25 June 2015 he allegedly took 75 cattle and 25 sheep from the farm of Niall and Christa Dillon at Cornaher, Co Westmeath.