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#Aran

From TheJournal.ie Pics: These stunning images capture the beauty of Connemara and the Aran Islands Walter Pfeiffer

Pics: These stunning images capture the beauty of Connemara and the Aran Islands

Walter Pfeiffer’s friend and publisher Vincent Murphy told us about the great photographer himself.

From TheJournal.ie Protest against animal cruelty as only two people convicted of cruelty to animals so far this year Cork City

Protest against animal cruelty as only two people convicted of cruelty to animals so far this year

In 2013, 23 people were convicted for cruelty to animals. That figure was 21 in 2014 and 16 last year.

From TheJournal.ie Scaled-down protest at Puck Fair after alleged threatening calls to activists Animal Safety

Scaled-down protest at Puck Fair after alleged threatening calls to activists

ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival and has appealed to the “common decency” of festival-goers.

From TheJournal.ie Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach Doonbeg

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach

Animal rights activists have called on authorities to investigate the case.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights activists hold 'turkey memorial' outside Dublin butchers Christmas Victims

Animal rights activists hold 'turkey memorial' outside Dublin butchers

Animal rights group Aran says it organised the vigil to remind consumers that turkeys are “interesting animals with distinct personalities”.

From TheJournal.ie 'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls Animal Welfare

'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls

Animal rights group Aran was planning to stage a demonstration.

From TheJournal.ie This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair? What The Puck

This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?

The organisers of the Puck Fair have responded to criticism from animal rights groups.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair" Goat Show

Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair"

ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Amazingly, there was a paramedic just metres away - when this woman was swept off a cliff Aran Islands Rescue

Watch: Amazingly, there was a paramedic just metres away - when this woman was swept off a cliff

The woman fell around 40 feet onto rocks last Wednesday – sparking a dramatic rescue.

From TheJournal.ie Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay Gruesome

Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay

The animal was found in Ballina.

From TheJournal.ie Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us' Gunther Von Hagens

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'

A new exhibition by anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens is coming to Dublin later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK So Long Benjy

Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK

Sam Simon of Simpsons fame was one of the 321 people who helped save Benjy from the chopping block.

From TheJournal.ie This is the sanctuary Benjy the gay bull is leaving for tomorrow Bó Voyage

This is the sanctuary Benjy the gay bull is leaving for tomorrow

Benjy was saved from the chop by Sam Simon of Simpsons fame.

From TheJournal.ie Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming Fake Foxes

Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming

In case you saw them from across the street earlier, and were wondering what was going on.

From TheJournal.ie Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns Puck Fair

Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns

The festival organisers say the animal is well cared for and his welfare is a priority.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Animal rights protesters think Simon Coveney has 'blood on his hands' Badger Culling

Pictures: Animal rights protesters think Simon Coveney has 'blood on his hands'

The ARAN animal rights group says the Minister is doing nothing to protect “the most vulnerable in society, the animals”.

From TheJournal.ie Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs Animal Cruelty

Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs

The ISPCA say that it appears that the animals were thrown from the top of the 100m high cliffs.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We’re a nation of mass dog murderers Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We’re a nation of mass dog murderers

About 5,500 dogs are euthanised in Ireland every year – most are perfectly healthy. The only reason they have to die is because otherwise ordinary people are happy to turn a blind eye to the appalling consequences of their actions.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ programme urged not to air scene of presenter killing turkey Christmas Dinner

RTÉ programme urged not to air scene of presenter killing turkey

An animal rights group said there is “nothing festive” about killing an animal on-screen.

From TheJournal.ie Cross animals off your list of gifts this Christmas, says animal rights group Aran

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights group to contact schools after cats killed with firecrackers in Drogheda Animal Cruelty

Animal rights group to contact schools after cats killed with firecrackers in Drogheda

ARAN has said it wants schools to allow its campaigners to talk to children about the importance of treating animals with kindness and respect.

From TheJournal.ie Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene Love/hate Cat

Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene

Animal rights groups have been critical of the scene, which showed the animal being machine-gunned to death.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights charity calls for Love/Hate boycott after cat shooting scene Love/Hate

Animal rights charity calls for Love/Hate boycott after cat shooting scene

A scene that showed a cat being shot set tongues wagging on social media, but one animal rights group is not happy with Nidge and the lads.

From TheJournal.ie Twist of fate after lost dog is reunited with his family Happy Ending

Twist of fate after lost dog is reunited with his family

A dog called Aran was found straying in Carrick-on-Shannon – and what happened next surprised everyone.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights group to march in Dublin Animal Rights

Animal rights group to march in Dublin

ARAN is calling on the government to introduce tougher sentences and fines for animal abuse and cruelty.