A Galway farmer is “looking down the barrel” of a lengthy prison sentence, a district court judge has said after a guilty plea was lodged by the farmer and the judge heard evidence in relation to the discovery of over 200 dead calves on a Co Galway farm in April 2021.

Ballinasloe District Court heard on Thursday that Department of Agriculture inspectors found over 200 dead calves on the farm of Enda Mulleady near Ballygar, Co Galway, in April 2021.