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Farmer jailed again for being in contempt of court orders to remove livestock from for-sale lands

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A farmer has been sent to jail for a third time in a long running court battle over a farm in the Republic of Ireland.

A farmer has been jailed for a third time for being in contempt of a High Court order to remove livestock from his lands that are up for sale. Mr Justice Michael Twomey jailed Mr Eugene Costello for three weeks arising out of his failure to remove all livestock cattle from 90 acres of farmland at Coolfree, Taughmaconnell, Ballinasloe, Co Roscommon.

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