46 lambs stolen from farm in Longford

Investigations are ongoing after a large number of lambs were stolen from a farm in Co. Longford, according to An Garda Síochána.

In a statement to AgriLand, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána confirmed that 46 lambs were taken in the incident.

The animals were stolen from a farm in Newtownforbes, to the west of the county.

They were taken at some point between Saturday, September 12, and Saturday, September 16, the Garda representative added.

Investigations are ongoing, the spokesperson concluded. Anyone with relevant information can contact Longford Garda Station on: 043-3350570; the Garda Confidential Line on: 1800-666111; or any Garda station.

4X4 stolen and relocated in Westmeath

Meanwhile, Gardaí are also seeking information in relation to the theft of a 4X4 in Co. Westmeath earlier this month.

The vehicle was stolen on Saturday afternoon (September 19), but was subsequently located a short time later, according to Gardaí.

In a brief statement, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said: “Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance following a burglary that occurred shortly after 1:30pm in the Ballinea area of Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, on Saturday, September 19.

It is believed that a jeep that was located a short time later in a public carpark at the Royal Canal, Grange South Mullingar, was taken during the incident.

“Gardaí are appealing for anyone with any information or any person with camera [dash-cam] footage, particularly anyone who was in the Ballinea area of Mullingar or any person that availed of the carpark facilities at the Royal Canal, Grange South Mullingar, between 12:00 and 2:00pm on September 19 to [get in touch].”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station on: 044-9384000.