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File photograph of Michael Ferris. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

A farmer convicted of the manslaughter of a neighbour (73) by driving the pronged forks of a teleporter into his car in a row over a crow-banger has s(...)

An example of a gas-powered bird scarer Photograph: Geography Photos/Universal Images Group/Getty

There is no legislation specifically to deal with bird scarers, also referred to as crow bangers, which are usually employed by farmers to dissuade bi(...)

Michael Ferris has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court in Tralee to the murder of John Anthony O’Mahony. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh

A 73-year-old Kerry farmer died from “absolutely horrific injuries” to his upper body, his face and skull after he was repeatedly stabbed by the prong(...)