Irish army shoot cattle on Monaghan farm
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Members of the Irish army called in to shoot five cattle on a farm in County Monaghan.

Members of the Irish army were called in to shoot five cattle on a farm in County Monaghan on Tuesday.

The cows were on a farm in Carrickmacross, which is the subject of bankruptcy proceedings.

An official from the Insolvency Service of Ireland confirmed in a statement that the shootings took place.

Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny has called for an explanation of the role of the defence forces in the shooting of the cattle.

  • 07 Jul 2016