HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?: THE PUPPIES ABANDONED IN THE MIDDLE OF A FOREST

first_imgTHERE is outrage across Co Donegal today after three adorable puppies were found abandoned in the middle of a forest.Animal welfare experts say they are saddened after the find in woods at Drumkeen on Friday.A spokesman for Donegal Pet Rescue told donegaldaily.com : “Yesterday we received a call from a member of the public to ask for our help. As he was walking to a wooded area in Drumkeen he came across three abandoned puppies around 9 weeks old. “He remained there to ensure that they didn’t belong to anyone but sadly no one came for them.“We have now taken the puppies into our care and got them treated at the Vets this morning for worms and got their first Injection.“The puppies are healthy apart from the worms and just must have been dumped off in the middle of the woods to fend for themselves.“Thankfully this man has found them and now they are in our care. “If anyone has seen the pups before or knows of the owner can they please contact us as we would like to follow up and see how they managed to be found in the middle of a wooded area all alone.” © 2011 donegaldaily.com, all Rights ReservedThe copying, republication or redistribution of donegaldaily.com Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited by law. HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN?: THE PUPPIES ABANDONED IN THE MIDDLE OF A FOREST was last modified: February 25th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:JUST SICK: THE PUPPIES ABANDONED IN THE MIDDLE OF A FORESTlast_img read more

PASSENGER PULLED TAXI HANDBRAKE AND THREATENED TO RIP METER OFF DASHBOARD

first_imgA man pulled up the handbrake of a taxi and threatened to rip out the car’s meter after he thought the driver was taking him to the local Garda station.Stephen HarperStephen Harper appeared before Letterkenny District Court to face a number of charges. Harper, of Ard Mhullean, Convoy, got a taxi on July 9th last.Once he was in the car he told driver Patrick McDaid that he only had €20 but was told the fare would cost about €25 or €26.Garda Inspector Michael Harrison said the driver gave evidence that he didn’t know what was going to happen as Harper was grabbing his phone from him and also had a bottle of vodka in the car.The driver decided to drive to the Garda station but was confronted by Harper who asked him if he was taking him to the Garda station.Harper, 21, eventually pulled the handbrake of the car and ran off without paying the fare.Mr McDaid said the car came to a screeching halt and had been travelling at about 30 mph.Harper’s solicitor, Mr Kieran Dillon, said his client suffered from ADHD, and had a difficult relationship with his father and the pair had fallen out that day.He said he was very apologetic to the taxi-driver and had posted him the €20 fare which he had not paid.The court heard that Harper had some previous convictions for theft, public order and failing to comply with Gardai.Judge Paul Kelly sentenced Harper to two months in jail but suspended it for 12 months for using threatening and abusive behaviour and 40 hours community service for making off without paying the fare.He took other charges into consideration.And he warned Harper “It’s in your hands to stay out of jail.”PASSENGER PULLED TAXI HANDBRAKE AND THREATENED TO RIP METER OFF DASHBOARD was last modified: March 24th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:convoydonegaldrinkdrunkGardahandbrakeStephen Harpertaxilast_img read more