11 January 2024

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Calls for increased culling of deer in Portumna and surrounding areas

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Calls for increased culling of deer in Portumna and surrounding areas

There are calls for increased culling of deer in Portumna and surrounding areas.

A recent Loughrea council meeting heard how farmers are losing ground due to deer grazing.

While Councillor Ivan Canning also highlighted that deer are often wandering out onto roads, causing dangerous situations for drivers.

Councillor Canning says at the very least more fencing needs to be erected on the effected roads.

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