22 May 2022

Kilkenny man convicted of animal cruelty and banned from owning horses for five years

A three month suspended sentence was imposed

Kilkenny gardaí  seize pony due to welfare concerns and rehome her with rescue

The mare that was seized on James Street last September

A man was convicted of two counts of animal cruelty at Kilkenny District Court.

He received a 3 month prison sentence which was suspended for 18 months.

He has been disqualified pursuant to Section 58 of the Act for holding any equine for five years. 

he animals in question have been forfeited to My Lovely Horse Rescue who has been taking care of them since the incident on September 3, 2020.

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