Enquiries Ongoing Into Raw Meat Dumped In Cullen

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Gardaí says enquiries are ongoing after the discovery of a large amount of raw meat in West Tipperary.

The incident is now the subject of a joint investigation involving the Tipperary County Council’s Veterinary Officer, the Department of  Agriculture, Food & the Marine and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland also.

The gruesome discovery was made by local residents on a roadside  between Emly and Cullen last Friday.

Marion O Neill, Senior Executive Officer at Tipperary County Council’s Environment & Climate Action Section has confirmed that the material was removed from the location at Longstone, Cullen by a local knackery and disposed of on receipt of the complaint.

Investigations to identify those responsible for the dumping is underway.