Pensioners returning from the St Martin Novena got an unpleasant surprise.
Down lose 1-16 to 1-11 to Mayo in round two of the All-Ireland qualifiers at Pairc Esler in Newry.
The Local Government Auditor expresses concern about ” a catalogue of failures”.
Vet says attack was worst case of animal cruelty he has seen in 30 years.
It is understood a 26-year-old man was assaulted in a property on Cleary Crescent.