Gardaí appeal for witnesses as sixteen sheep go missing in Castlemaine

Gardai in Tralee are investigating the theft of 16 sheep from the Castlemaine area.

The sheep were reported missing by their owner on October 2nd last, and had been grazing in a commanage area in the townland of Ballyarcane.

Garda Niall O’Connor has asked anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area on that date, to contact the Gardaí in either Annascaul or Tralee.

He says it’s very unusual that so many sheep would go missing at the same time: