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27/09/2021

Longford emergency services rescue horse from deep bog drain

Longford emergency services  rescue horse from 10ft bog drain

A member of the emergency service team in the drain with the horse

It was a busy night for Longford Gardaí and Fire Services as they responded to reports of a horse getting into difficulty.

Emergency services spent three hours last night trying to rescue the horse, which had fallen into a bog drain and was struggling in ten feet of water.

The horse was successfully rescued and is now in the care of the Hungry Horse Foundation who assisted the emergency services last night.

Read also: Over half a million in funding for Longford animal welfare organisations

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