Members of the Irish army called in to shoot five cattle on a farm in County Monaghan.
Members of the Irish army were called in to shoot five cattle on a farm in County Monaghan on Tuesday.
The cows were on a farm in Carrickmacross, which is the subject of bankruptcy proceedings.
An official from the Insolvency Service of Ireland confirmed in a statement that the shootings took place.
Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny has called for an explanation of the role of the defence forces in the shooting of the cattle.
07 Jul 2016