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Reward offered for conviction in Doonbeg animal deaths

A €5,000 reward has been put forward by animal rights group, ARAN for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the deaths of animals found at the base of cliffs in Doonbeg. Carcasses of at least 16 animals, including horses and cows, were discovered at the base of Baltard Cliffs earlier this week leading Clare ISPCA warden, Frankie Coote to describe the incident “as sinister”. The carcasses, believed to have been at the base of the cliffs for up to two months, were spotted by a passerby. The Department of Agriculture along with An Garda Siochana, Clare County Council and the ISPCA are investigating. ARAN’s spokesperson John Carmody said, “. As a nation we should hang our heads in shame that we’ve reached a point where animal abuse has now gone so out of control that those who are involved in it, simply don’t have anything to fear.” However, Minister for  Agriculture, Food …

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