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WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Laois farmer pleads with dog owners after lambs...

*The images contained at the bottom this article are distressing but we have published them to show what can happen when livestock are attacked...

Laois gardai issue warning to dog owners with lambing season underway

Gardai in Laois have issued a warning to dog owners asking them to secure their pets now that lambing season is underway. According to Gardai,...

Laois farmers encouraged to apply for Sheep Welfare Scheme

The government have announced that the fifth year of the Sheep Welfare Scheme will commence at the start of next month. Existing participants of the...

Almost 60 sheep attacked in Laois area by dogs

Three sheep have been killed by dogs 'not kept under proper control and rambling' according to the Laois Dog Pound Shelter. The attack, which took...

Councillor calls for ‘killer dogs’ to be put down in wake...

At the monthly Laois County Council meeting, several Councillors called for Laois dog owners to be more responsible and vigilant with their pets. The issue...

Outrage in the Laois farming community as sheep killed in different...

The farming communities in Abbeyleix and Timahoe are both in anger after a number of sheep were killed by dogs over the weekend. In Abbeyleix,...

Garda plea to dog owners after sheep attacks

Gardaí are pleading with dog owners to be vigilant about where their pets are at all times after a number of incidents lately where...

WATCH: The reason one of the LaoisToday team WON’T be going...

The National Ploughing Championships are now in full swing but this scribe won't be in attendance. Last year, when I was still working with the...