Council to adopt new by-laws to deal with abandoned horses in the County

first_img Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Facebook By News Highland – October 27, 2010 Council to adopt new by-laws to deal with abandoned horses in the County Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleConditions at Letterkenny Circuit Court ‘laughable’Next articleDelay in processing agri-funding applications crippling farmers – Deputy McHugh News Highland WhatsAppcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Donegal County Council is to adopt new by-laws to allow it deal with abandoned horses, but more discussions will take place before a final draft is agreed.Outgoing county vet Frank Mc Rory told members last evening that the economic situation has led to a serious increase in the number of horses being abandoned in the county, but at present, the council has no power to dispose of abandoned horses.Charlie Healy will take over as Chief Veterinary Officer in Donegal when Frank Mc Rory retires in December.He says the council’s decision to refer the by-laws back to the strategic policy committee is an indication of the seriousness with which the authority is taking the issue:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/horse-1.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Pinterest Twitter Google+ Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Newsx Adverts Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life last_img read more

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