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#Circus

From TheJournal.ie Tigers maul circus trainer to death in Italy Puglia

Tigers maul circus trainer to death in Italy

Ettore Weber (61) was a well-known circus tiger trainer.

From TheJournal.ie One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway Rescue

One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway

There were five elephants in the truck in total.

From TheJournal.ie 'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses Animal Welfare

'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses

Wild animals will be banned in circuses from 1 January 2018. Hare coursing remains legal.

From TheJournal.ie The use of wild animals will be banned in Irish circuses from January 2018 Animal Welfare

The use of wild animals will be banned in Irish circuses from January 2018

“The use of wild animals for entertainment purposes in circuses can no longer be permitted.”

From TheJournal.ie This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free Carlow Arts Festival

This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free

It’s also engaging in a fascinating project with a circus group called Extraordinary Bodies.

From TheJournal.ie 'The greatest show on earth' has ended after 146 years Big Stop

'The greatest show on earth' has ended after 146 years

The circus had stopped using elephants last year but continued to use other animals.

From TheJournal.ie "The Greatest Show on Earth" to wind up after 146 years Barnum And Bailey

"The Greatest Show on Earth" to wind up after 146 years

Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey Circus is one of the world’s best known circuses.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer' Anmal Welfare

'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer'

Four circuses were inspected by officials in 2016, but the minister says “no significant animal welfare issues were identified”.

From The42 Angry Aldo asks to be released by the UFC as McGregor rematch slips away again Circus

Angry Aldo asks to be released by the UFC as McGregor rematch slips away again

The Brazilian expected to face McGregor next but the Irish fighter will take on Eddie Alvarez instead.

From TheJournal.ie Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses Animal Welfare

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

From TheJournal.ie Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street Born Free This post contains videos

Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street

Police and circus staff managed to coax the animal back to its enclosure.

From TheJournal.ie Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght Public Order

Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght

Circus Belly Wein has three elephants as part of its show.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?

A youth group will hold a protest against these circuses this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now Opinion

The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now

At least 12 local authorities have introduced bans on the use of council land by circuses – but a full ban is needed, writes Elisa Allen.

From TheJournal.ie The biggest circus in the world is on the market for €1.82 billion Cirque Du Soleil

The biggest circus in the world is on the market for €1.82 billion

Cirque du Soleil has reportedly been put on the market by its founder Guy Laliberte.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses Big Tops

Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses

Which is €15,000 less than last year.

An Italian circus has been passing off two painted dogs as pandas

The ‘pandas’ were actually chow chow puppies.

From TheJournal.ie Fossett's Circus 'open for business' despite facing potential collapse Show Must Go On

Fossett's Circus 'open for business' despite facing potential collapse

The family are considering asking the court to appoint an examiner to the business.

From TheJournal.ie 'I joined the circus to escape The Troubles' Tumble Circus

'I joined the circus to escape The Troubles'

Meet the performers from Tumble Circus.

From TheJournal.ie Fire service called out to water sea lions at circus Taking A Dip

Fire service called out to water sea lions at circus

Duffy’s Circus said it had an “unexpected problem” with the water pressure on site in Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic Wrong Place

Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic

It’s led to new calls for a ban on wild animals in circuses.

Is there a camel on the loose in Tallaght?

Humpday has hit it hard.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land Animal Welfare

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land

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

From TheJournal.ie Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful" ISPCA

Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"

The circus has said that they treat their animals’ welfare as a “top priority”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's answer to Cirque du Soleil takes to the air Cirque D'eire This post contains images

Ireland's answer to Cirque du Soleil takes to the air

Landfall, an exciting new circus theatre show, will debut in Dublin in August.

From TheJournal.ie Cirque du Soleil performer plummets to death during Vegas show Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil performer plummets to death during Vegas show

The mother of two fell around 50 feet as she was being hoisted up towards the roof of the stage on a wire for a battle scene in the show.

From The42 Bernabeu gives Mourinho mixed send-off after 3 turbulent years Circus This post contains videos

Bernabeu gives Mourinho mixed send-off after 3 turbulent years

The Portuguese boss was thanked and booed on his way to a 4-2 win over Osasuna.

Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom The Hangover Part IV This post contains videos

Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom

What do tigers dream of, when they take a little tiger snooze?

From TheJournal.ie New welfare bill will not ban animals performing in circuses - Coveney Circus

New welfare bill will not ban animals performing in circuses - Coveney

The bill will strengthen obligations placed upon animal keepers and owners in terms of food, housing and general care rather than outlaw the use of animals in circuses.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How we fell in love, separated, and became circus performers Read Me

Column: How we fell in love, separated, and became circus performers

Tina Segner and Ken Fanning tell their story: Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy and girl join the circus…

From TheJournal.ie Circus trainer trampled by elephant in Cork Circus Incident

Circus trainer trampled by elephant in Cork

The incident occurred at the same circus where an elephant escaped from this week. The trainer’s injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

VIDEO: Nellie the elephant makes a run for it in Cork Elephant Escape This post contains videos

VIDEO: Nellie the elephant makes a run for it in Cork

Circus animal – whose name is actually Susan – might have done some damage to vehicle after making break for it through car park.

From TheJournal.ie You Can’t Fight Gravity Pics of the Day Clowning Around

You Can’t Fight Gravity Pics of the Day

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In pictures: Clown memorial service Clowning Around This post contains images

In pictures: Clown memorial service

Clowns in full costume attended yesterday’s Grimaldi Day service in east London.