Longford

Six month suspended sentence in animal cruelty case

Leinster Express (http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/local/six-month-suspended-sentence-in-animal-cruelty-case-1-2042175), 22/12/2008

A woman who claimed to rescue dogs has been given a six month suspended jail sentence after her appeal against a conviction for animal cruelty failed.  see more



Smuggled cattle may be source of BSE

Sunday Independent, 14/01/2001

The Irish beef industry is bracing itself for another major scandal with the revelation that hundreds and possibly thousands of cattle, untested for Mad Cow Disease and with forged papers, have illegally entered the food chain in the Republic.  see more