Some 40 sheep killed in west Kerry after dog attack

Others were suffocated trying to get over a six-foot gate

Some 40 sheep killed in west Kerry after dog attack

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Around 40 sheep have been killed after being attacked by dogs in west Kerry.

One farmer in the Annascaul area woke to find 36 of his animals dead.

A vet confirmed that some were killed by dogs.

Others were suffocated trying to get over a six-foot gate in the panic.

Pat Rohan from the ICMSA is a neighbour of the farmers affected: