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EU suggests new deal on plant and animal checks in bid to solve Brexit trade issues
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EU suggests new deal on plant and animal checks in bid to solve Brexit trade issues

Feb 25th 2021, 3:47 PM 15,305 Views 7 Comments

The EU and UK are locked in talks to make post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland work more smoothly.

Quiz: How closely were you paying attention to recent animal stories?
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Quiz: How closely were you paying attention to recent animal stories?

Jan 5th 2019, 9:00 PM 23,739 Views 5 Comments

2018 was a tough year for many humans – let’s see how their animal counterparts fared.

Animals are becoming more active at night to avoid humans
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Animals are becoming more active at night to avoid humans

Jun 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 25,790 Views 15 Comments

This could have an impact on their fitness and reproduction levels.

'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year
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'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year

Oct 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 14,608 Views 38 Comments

Experiments included “inducing cancer in animals… and acute poisoning tests that stop just short of death.”

Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog
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Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog

Aug 16th 2017, 1:37 PM 23,219 Views 84 Comments

The incident occurred in the back garden of a home in Rathdrum, county Wicklow.

'He's an absolute tank!' - Arsenal's Kolasinac could prove the bargain of the summer
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'He's an absolute tank!' - Arsenal's Kolasinac could prove the bargain of the summer

Aug 8th 2017, 1:59 PM 10,362 Views 10 Comments

The Bosnian full-back arrived on a free from Schalke and scored in Sunday’s Community Shield win.

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions
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Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

May 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 30,498 Views 28 Comments

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

A cute and well-behaved dog is needed to star in an opera in the National Concert Hall this month
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# Adoggio For Strings

A cute and well-behaved dog is needed to star in an opera in the National Concert Hall this month

Apr 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,065 Views 2 Comments

The dog does not need to sing.

Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed
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Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed

Nov 16th 2016, 6:15 AM 11,882 Views 34 Comments

When a horse is seized, a public notice is put up and if it’s not claimed after five days, the animal is destroyed.

Man jailed for having sex with his dog and possessing indecent images of children
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Man jailed for having sex with his dog and possessing indecent images of children

Sep 7th 2016, 2:29 PM 56,416 Views 77 Comments

Forensic examination revealed videos of extreme pornography and bestiality, including videos of Brazier having sex with his own dog.

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia
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Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia

Jun 4th 2016, 11:15 AM 30,139 Views 9 Comments

The ancient olm only give birth once in a decade and can live for up to 100 years.

Woman charged after duct-taping a dog's mouth shut and posting picture to Facebook
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Woman charged after duct-taping a dog's mouth shut and posting picture to Facebook

Dec 1st 2015, 8:54 AM 23,635 Views 0 Comments

She now faces a fine and up to 150 days in jail.

Remember these hugging dogs? They finally have a new home
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Remember these hugging dogs? They finally have a new home

Oct 28th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,192 Views 13 Comments

The two pups were saved from being put down in July, but still needed a forever home.

Before and after: The wooliest sheep in the world has just been sheared
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# Hairy Shearer

Before and after: The wooliest sheep in the world has just been sheared

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:49 AM 35,653 Views 22 Comments

The animal was carrying more than 40kg of wool.

Man violently killed dog in park because he couldn't pay vet bills
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Man violently killed dog in park because he couldn't pay vet bills

Jul 28th 2015, 5:07 PM 34,750 Views 114 Comments

He was seen putting his foot on the dog’s head.

People have become really obsessed with this 'hunky' gorilla (seriously)
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People have become really obsessed with this 'hunky' gorilla (seriously)

Jun 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 32,127 Views 66 Comments

His name is Shabani.

People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe
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People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe

Apr 16th 2015, 1:28 PM 38,226 Views 136 Comments

Ricky Gervais posted a picture of the hunter on his Facebook page.

Maude the three-limbed lemur has died, and people are very upset about it
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Maude the three-limbed lemur has died, and people are very upset about it

Apr 3rd 2015, 5:48 PM 12,891 Views 24 Comments

RIP.

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years
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# Pika

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years

Mar 21st 2015, 12:33 PM 46,100 Views 19 Comments

Meet the Ili pika.

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing
# Little Pups
# Little Pups

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing

Feb 7th 2015, 10:27 AM 4,154 Views 2 Comments

Puppies!

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo
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# Whipsnade

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

Nov 19th 2014, 3:24 PM 11,454 Views 40 Comments

He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments
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UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments

Nov 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 11,390 Views 27 Comments

Over a six-year period, the university bought a total of 212 dogs.

The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)
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The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)

Oct 19th 2014, 9:00 PM 36,578 Views 17 Comments

And it wasn’t humans who did it.

Garth the bull terrier makes full recovery after vicious attack by another dog
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Garth the bull terrier makes full recovery after vicious attack by another dog

Sep 18th 2014, 11:35 AM 11,242 Views 23 Comments

He was found with severe wounds in a field in north Dublin earlier this year.

Here's some of what the Gardaí's animals got up to last year
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Here's some of what the Gardaí's animals got up to last year

Jul 26th 2014, 8:30 AM 15,786 Views 22 Comments

Details are revealed in the force’s annual report.

This baby deer being rescued from a fence will break your heart
# Doe-te
# Doe-te

This baby deer being rescued from a fence will break your heart

Jun 2nd 2014, 4:30 PM 3,410 Views 4 Comments

Look at it run to its mammy!

10 pets who just wanted to help you study
# Study Buddy
# Study Buddy

10 pets who just wanted to help you study

Jun 1st 2014, 11:22 AM 4,232 Views 0 Comments

They tried, bless them.

Opinion: A man and his dog – being homeless in Dublin
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Opinion: A man and his dog – being homeless in Dublin

May 3rd 2014, 12:00 PM 316 Views 28 Comments

We bump into each other most days in the park, or outside the local shops. We are two very different people but we have one special connection: our dogs.

People will be taking part in 'The Walk of Shame' for Ireland's animals over Easter
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People will be taking part in 'The Walk of Shame' for Ireland's animals over Easter

Apr 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,064 Views 18 Comments

22 charities are taking part in the initiative, aimed at raising funds and awareness.

Over 3,500 dogs were put down by pounds last year
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Over 3,500 dogs were put down by pounds last year

Apr 4th 2014, 5:02 PM 13,675 Views 65 Comments

That’s a fall of 28 per cent compared to 2012.

The Muppets singing Danny Boy is perfection
# Oh Boy Oh Boy
# Oh Boy Oh Boy

The Muppets singing Danny Boy is perfection

Mar 17th 2014, 11:23 AM 4,942 Views 1 Comment

Bring it home Beaker!

Woman jailed for microwaving her kitten after it attacked goldfish
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Woman jailed for microwaving her kitten after it attacked goldfish

Mar 13th 2014, 2:38 PM 28,654 Views 125 Comments

Sentencing the 23-year-old woman to 14 weeks in jail, the judge said it was an act “of utterly horrendous cruelty”.

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land
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Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land

Mar 11th 2014, 2:34 PM 14,133 Views 99 Comments

The move came after students set up a petition calling for an end to animal-act circuses.

Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests
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Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests

Feb 9th 2014, 12:37 PM 36,498 Views 101 Comments

The giraffe’s body will be fed to tigers at the zoo in Copenhagen.

Bereaved pet owners "should be entitled to compassionate leave"
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Bereaved pet owners "should be entitled to compassionate leave"

Jan 15th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,229 Views 86 Comments

Figures from the UK suggest bereaved pet owners cost the economy £1 billion and a call for compulsory leave is being made here.

WATCH: The Lion King as voiced by kids and acted out by kittens
# The Lion Kitten
# The Lion Kitten

WATCH: The Lion King as voiced by kids and acted out by kittens

Dec 27th 2013, 10:56 AM 1,332 Views 0 Comments

What’s not to like?

Cross animals off your list of gifts this Christmas, says animal rights group
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Cross animals off your list of gifts this Christmas, says animal rights group

Dec 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,245 Views 46 Comments

ARAN have launched a new campaign, supported by Senator David Norris.

Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests
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Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests

Oct 18th 2013, 7:32 PM 16,496 Views 80 Comments

Most of the animals were said to have had their skins shaven.

Rihanna's Instagram photos used as evidence in Thailand
# Phuck Yo Photos
# Phuck Yo Photos

Rihanna's Instagram photos used as evidence in Thailand

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:07 PM 6,535 Views 0 Comments

The singer posed with an endangered animal.

Here's why flies can avoid being swatted and a T-rex might not see you sneak by
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Here's why flies can avoid being swatted and a T-rex might not see you sneak by

Sep 16th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,035 Views 27 Comments

New research led by scientists at Trinity College Dublin has shown that animals’ ability to perceive time is linked to their pace of life.

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