Meanwhile, In Cork


This morning.

Alan Healy, in the Evening Echo, in Cork, reports that a man and a woman were separately convicted for animal welfare offences last week.

The woman was fined €100, while the man was fined €200 and ordered to give the ISPCA an additional €200.

Mr Healy reported:

On January 17, ISPCA Inspector Lisa O’Donovan visited the woman’s property in response to a call to the ISPCA Helpline.

She seized a collie pup, approximately five months old, tied to an oil tank with no shelter [pictured above]…A vet later described the pup as “severely underweight”.

Two Cork people convicted in animal welfare cases (Evening Echo)

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13 thoughts on “Meanwhile, In Cork

  1. Jeffrey

    Good but not enough! Do people convicted of animal welfare offenses get some sort of baring order of owning an animal I wonder? If they dont, they should!

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    And the sentence will be “not allowed to keep dogs” (no mention of other animals) “for six months”, going on what is usually the result.

    A lifetime ban on having any animal should be the automatic result of any animal neglect or cruelty conviction. Some people aren’t capable of the empathy needed to mind animals.

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      I re-read it properly. Neither was banned from keeping animals.

      Nor were the convicted people named, which is unusual in court reports.

      A different report, with pictures…

      Do people not realise that dogs are pack animals, and it’s intensely cruel to treat them as barking-machines to keep others away from your home?

  3. SOQ

    Cork people are weird, Ervia for example, no discernible purpose apart from selling state assets at knock down to friends.

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