Horse put down after attack at Cork halting site

Gardaí in Cork are investigating a horrifying attack on a horse at a halting site in Knocknaheeny earlier this week.

The 15-year-old piebald mare suffered several deep wounds to her neck and legs in the attack, which is believed to have been carried out with slash-hooks.

She was later put down by a vet.

Gardaí are investigating whether the attack may be linked to an ongoing feud between rival Travellers in Cork and Waterford.


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