Investigations ongoing into theft of sheep in Kerry

Investigations are ongoing into the theft of a number of sheep and lambs in Co. Kerry, according to An Garda Síochána.

In a statement to AgriLand, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána confirmed that it received two separate reports relating to the theft of animals at a premises in Coomasaharn, Glenbeigh, on July 2.

A number of sheep and lambs were reported stolen from the location. No arrests have been made.

Garda Colm O Cuiv made an appeal on Radio Kerry in recent days for anyone who may have noticed anything untoward at a mart or around the county.

He said that one flock had eight sheep taken in the first incident, and the second incident was involving the theft of 19 lambs.

46 lambs stolen from farm in Longford

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

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.

4X4 Stolen And Relocated In Westmeath

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″.