Deer poaching on the rise in the Northwest

The National Parks and Wildlife Service are warning that deer poaching is becoming more prevalent in the Northwest.

It’s after two stags were shot and left to die on a family farm in Fintown in Co Donegal.

Venison from a single wild stag can be sold for hundreds of euro.

Ger O’Donnell is the North West Regional Manager for the National Parks and Wildlife Service: