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7 cattle stolen in Cork

Gardaí have appealed for information in relation to the suspected theft of seven cattle in the south of the country in recent days.

4 Aubrac-cross cows, 2 Angus-cross weanlings and one pedigree Aberdeen Angus bull have been reported as stolen.

Confirming the news to That’s Farming, today (December 27th, 2022), a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

“Gardaí are investigating the theft of a number of livestock from a premises in Direenauling, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork that is reported to have occurred on December 23rd, 2022, at approximately 15:00.”

“No arrests have been made, and investigations are ongoing,” the spokesperson added.

A Facebook post reads:

“Anyone travelling the roads around Coolea, Ballyvourney travelling to or from Killarney, especially backroads via Barraduff and Loo Bridge Friday night/ Saturday morning the 24th (Christmas eve morning) from approximately 12 am to 6 am, please check dash cam footage for a dark coloured jeep and 3-axle cattle trailer possible Sligo reg travelling with a small red car.”

Trailer with bales overturns

Elsewhere in the county, in recent days, a trailer transporting bales overturned at a mini roundabout on Thursday, December 22nd, 2022.

According to a passer-by, the incident involving the tractor-trailer combination in Bandon caused “major traffic disruption”, and they urged motorists to “avoid the area if possible”.

Confirming the news to That’s Farminga spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, said:

“Gardaí attended an incident yesterday, Thursday, December 22nd, 2022, on New Road, Bandon, Co Cork, in which a trailer overturned.”

“No injuries were reported, and the road involved in this incident is currently open for use,” the spokesperson concluded.

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Tractor overturns

In other news, a male, aged in his 70s, has died after the tractor he was driving overturned on a roadside outside Ballyshannon in Co Donegal.

The fatal road traffic collision occurred on December 1st, 2022.

Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

“Gardaí attended the scene of a fatal road traffic collision in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal on Thursday, December 1st, 2022, at approximately 10.45 am.”

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