A farmer in Galway west, Joseph Mannion, believes that 10 of his ewes may have been stolen from a commonage near Roundstone.

He says he has “used electronic bolus tags on them as it’s not the first time this has happened.”

Joseph Mannion appealed for help, posting in the Irish Farming Discussion Group on Facebook

Mannion told the Irish Farmers Journal that normally just one or two hoggets are taken, but that 10 going missing is unusual.

He intends to report the incident to An Garda Siochana this Saturday.

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