WARNING – PLEASE KEEP YOUR DOG AWAY FROM SHEEP WHEN WALKING ON THE CURRAGH OR ON ANY LAND WHERE SHEEP GRAZE

Unfortunately a dog was shot and killed yesterday on the Curragh by a farmer who belived the dog was worrying his animals. He was within the law to do so and the incident was reported to the Gardai. The owners of the dog, of course, are devastated. Please make sure that your dog never goes near sheep, especially at this time of year when they are lambing, unless it is on a lead or completely under your control.