Roscommon County Council have revealed that they have received five reports of the illegal dumping of dead animals in the county within the past month, as reported by Shannonside.
These reports included one instance where two animal carcasses were found dumped in the west of the county. There were also four other animal-related reports made, one which involved the remains of a dead calf found near Roscommon town.
The other reports were of an animal carcass found dumped in a drain in Ballaghaderreen and a dead sheep discarded in Strokestown.
Altogether a total of 65 environmental complaints were made to the council last month.