Gardaí in Listowel have launched an investigation into the theft of valuable cattle from a farm in Tarbert.
The five pedigree cows, valued at €10,000, were taken from a herd of 26 at Coolnahoona, some time after 3pm on Friday last.
Owner of the cows, Mary Kissane from Ballybunion, says a rope locking the gate to the field was cut, allowing the cattle to roam.
She says all efforts were made to located them, but to no avail:
Sgt Lynda Brosnan says someone driving in the area on Friday night may have noticed something suspicious - she made this appeal: