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HUGE BATTLE TO THWART CATTLE RUSTLING

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28 Feb 2015 Comments Off on HUGE BATTLE TO THWART CATTLE RUSTLING

By PATSY McARDLE GARDAI have linked up with the Irish Farmers Association,the PSNI, and other agencies, in a huge bid to thwart further cattle rustling in the border counties, including Co. Monaghan, where several animals have been snatched from livestock herds over the past two years and even full herds targeted. The campaign was brought to a head at the weekend with a co-ordinated media campaign aided by the RTE-I TV Crimeline programme last Monday, which focused on the wave of rustling in the region.   Senior gardai featured on the TV programme ...

ILLEGAL ABBATOIR: LINK PROBE TO CROSS-BORDER RUSTLING?

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7 Mar 2014 Comments Off on ILLEGAL ABBATOIR: LINK PROBE TO CROSS-BORDER RUSTLING?

By PATSY McARDLE POLICE on both sides of the Border were probing a possible link early this week which the discovery of an illegal abattoir in the North, near the South Armagh border, might have with a recent wave of cattle rustling in Northern Ireland and the Republic. Several cattle were snatched from herds in recent months and were never recovered, including some 21 cattle belonging to Cllr. John O’Brien, which were taken from premises near Latton . The PSNI confirmed a ...

• GARDAI PROBE ROADSIDE WALL-DAUBING IN CROSS-BORDER ‘WAR’ ON CATTLE RUSTLERS

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10 Jan 2014 Comments Off on • GARDAI PROBE ROADSIDE WALL-DAUBING IN CROSS-BORDER ‘WAR’ ON CATTLE RUSTLERS
• GARDAI PROBE ROADSIDE WALL-DAUBING IN CROSS-BORDER ‘WAR’ ON CATTLE RUSTLERS

By PATSY McARDLE THE protracted wave of cattle rustling along the Monaghan/Armagh Border took a dramatic new twist last weekend, when several roadside buildings—including a closed country pub in Mid-Monaghan—had their walls daubed with an alleged New Year’s “Thieves’ List”! Gardai are investigating the daubing believed to have been carried out by self-styled ‘vigilantes’ and purporting to name individuals allegedly linked to the widespread theft of cattle on both sides of the Border! While frantic efforts were speedily made to remove the daubing from some ...