A Donegal man charged with the theft of livestock from a farm near Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath, last summer will go to trial in the Circuit Court in Tullamore next month.

Barry Carr (31), with an address at Boeshill, Pettigo, Co Donegal, appeared before Judge Seamus Hughes in the District Court in Athlone on 21 September, where he was formally presented with a book of evidence and issued a trial date.