Ennis Goats Replace Herd Wiped Out From Louth Mountain

A Louth farmer who took in the infamous wild Ennis goats says they’ll be grazing a mountain on the Cooley Peninsula that was always home to the animals.

Seán Finnegan has taken the herd in its entirety to his land there which once had a thriving goat herd that was wiped out by the foot and mouth disease a number of years ago.

The Ennis goats made national news in recent weeks when they ventured out of their traditional Rocky Road home and began roaming other parts of the town.


They were rounded up this week and arrived at their new home yesterday and Seán says it’s the ideal location for them: