GARDAÍ SAY dozens of sheep were killed by a number of dogs in an attack last weekend in Co Roscommon.
The attack occurred in a field at Castlerea last Saturday.
The incident is being investigated by Gardaí, who can be contacted at (094) 9621630 with any further information.
A Garda spokeswoman said approximately 50 sheep had been killed by a large number of dogs.
RTÉ reported that over 90 ewes, which were in lamb at the time, were attacked, and added that several may need to be put down as a result of the trauma sustained in the attack.