Search

01 Dec 2021

Urgent appeal for escaped rooster in Laois or Offaly

Have you seen this missing rooster?

Have you seen this missing rooster?

A big alert has gone out in Portarlington, on the Laois Offaly border, to find a missing rooster.

The chicken made his escape - Chicken Run anyone? - from Colaiste Iosagáin, where it is part of a Transition Year project. It went missing this evening Wednesday October 10.

The POP - People of Port Facebook group has issued the following appeal.

"Urgent - Be on the look out! If anyone in the Gracefield/Bogroad area has seen a rooster, could they please let us know as it’s belong to a TY mini company in Coláiste Íosagáin!"

Comments are "flying in".

"I saw it crossing the road I don't know why," said John Davies.

One commenter saw the rooster going into a garden across from the school. Another said a similar rooster was spotted in the hedge opposite Oakdale after 5pm. 

Generous poultry keeper Crona Cooper has offered to donate another rooster if this one is not found.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.