Cattle perish in farm fire

A forensic examination has been carried out on a farm at Ballinvalley Upper in Barnisky, Avoca after a major fire.

Gardai and Wicklow fire services were called to the scene between 10 o’clock and half past ten on Sunday night.

It is understood a large number of cattle perished in the blaze.

In October 2010, more than 100 cattle died after a similar tragedy on the same farm.


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