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Tigers maul circus trainer to death in Italy
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Tigers maul circus trainer to death in Italy

Jul 5th 2019, 8:07 PM 33,818 Views 57 Comments

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

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:43 AM 38,712 Views 23 Comments

There were five elephants in the truck in total.

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

Nov 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 14,884 Views 68 Comments

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

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

Nov 9th 2017, 6:12 PM 21,193 Views 69 Comments

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

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 1:00 PM 11,081 Views 6 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 24,677 Views 14 Comments

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

"The Greatest Show on Earth" to wind up after 146 years
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# Barnum And Bailey

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

Jan 15th 2017, 3:09 PM 25,972 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 8,688 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Sep 28th 2016, 12:29 PM 17,081 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Jul 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 9,798 Views 50 Comments

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

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

May 5th 2016, 5:54 PM 19,924 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:42 PM 54,401 Views 130 Comments

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

There were three elephants just lounging on a green in Tallaght today
# Elephant In The Room
# Elephant In The Room

There were three elephants just lounging on a green in Tallaght today

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 6,783 Views 5 Comments

Standard?

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

Mar 15th 2016, 8:43 AM 35,394 Views 97 Comments

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

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

Mar 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,627 Views 69 Comments

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.

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

Mar 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 11,773 Views 9 Comments

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

Er, we're not sure this 'Irish translation' is completely word-for-word...
# Hiberno-english
# Hiberno-english

Er, we're not sure this 'Irish translation' is completely word-for-word...

Jan 27th 2015, 2:31 PM 5,786 Views 0 Comments

Excuse me?

Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses
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Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses

Jan 16th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,894 Views 32 Comments

Which is €15,000 less than last year.

An Italian circus has been passing off two painted dogs as pandas
# What A Circus
# What A Circus

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 8:00 PM 25,681 Views 25 Comments

The ‘pandas’ were actually chow chow puppies.

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

Oct 21st 2014, 9:59 PM 23,636 Views 34 Comments

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

'I joined the circus to escape The Troubles'
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'I joined the circus to escape The Troubles'

Oct 12th 2014, 9:15 AM 9,309 Views 3 Comments

Meet the performers from Tumble Circus.

Fire service called out to water sea lions at circus
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Fire service called out to water sea lions at circus

Aug 7th 2014, 8:40 PM 31,568 Views 70 Comments

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

Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic
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Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic

Jul 7th 2014, 6:54 PM 18,116 Views 38 Comments

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

Is there a camel on the loose in Tallaght?
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# Camel Down Everyone

Is there a camel on the loose in Tallaght?

Mar 19th 2014, 8:24 AM 21,789 Views 42 Comments

Humpday has hit it hard.

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.

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

Feb 8th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,196 Views 101 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 13,489 Views 10 Comments

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

Cirque du Soleil performer plummets to death during Vegas show
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Cirque du Soleil performer plummets to death during Vegas show

Jul 1st 2013, 4:42 PM 21,798 Views 9 Comments

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.

Bernabeu gives Mourinho mixed send-off after 3 turbulent years
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Bernabeu gives Mourinho mixed send-off after 3 turbulent years

Jun 1st 2013, 7:25 PM 2,901 Views 6 Comments

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
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# The Hangover Part IV

Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:17 AM 12,963 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2012, 7:10 AM 4,392 Views 36 Comments

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.

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

Sep 16th 2012, 7:30 PM 164 Views 1 Comment

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

Circus trainer trampled by elephant in Cork
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Circus trainer trampled by elephant in Cork

Apr 1st 2012, 10:19 AM 13,335 Views 61 Comments

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.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,896 Views 1 Comment

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
# Elephant Escape

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

Mar 28th 2012, 11:52 AM 9,218 Views 36 Comments

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

You Can’t Fight Gravity Pics of the Day
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You Can’t Fight Gravity Pics of the Day

Mar 25th 2012, 5:40 PM 5,325 Views 7 Comments

No comment.

In pictures: Clown memorial service
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# Clowning Around

In pictures: Clown memorial service

Feb 6th 2012, 6:39 PM 3,299 Views 13 Comments

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