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Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today
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Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today

Apr 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 33,281 Views 35 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are permitted to reopen from today.

Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park to get €3 million funding boost
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Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park to get €3 million funding boost

Dec 15th 2020, 4:46 PM 7,123 Views 10 Comments

The announcement follows a fundraising campaign launched last month by Dublin Zoo.

Irish zoos to get €1.6 million bump in funding after campaign to save Dublin Zoo gathers massive support
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Irish zoos to get €1.6 million bump in funding after campaign to save Dublin Zoo gathers massive support

Nov 21st 2020, 12:59 PM 30,556 Views 42 Comments

During the week over €2 million was raised in an appeal to support Dublin Zoo.

A 'mindblowing' €1 million raised for Dublin Zoo in less than 12 hours
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A 'mindblowing' €1 million raised for Dublin Zoo in less than 12 hours

Nov 18th 2020, 8:53 PM 106,574 Views 99 Comments

The zoo is estimating its losses in potential revenue for the year are around €8.2m.

'We will not let that happen': Taoiseach says government will intervene to ensure Dublin Zoo remains open
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'We will not let that happen': Taoiseach says government will intervene to ensure Dublin Zoo remains open

Updated Nov 18th 2020, 12:53 PM 83,853 Views 85 Comments

Dublin Zoo launched the ‘Save Dublin Zoo’ fundraising campaign today.

Crowds gather at Dublin Zoo as it reopens to the public for the first time in 11 weeks
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Crowds gather at Dublin Zoo as it reopens to the public for the first time in 11 weeks

Jun 2nd 2020, 2:26 PM 35,033 Views 18 Comments

Its gates were shut to the public in March.

Dublin Zoo to reopen to public tomorrow with reduced capacity and new health protocols
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Dublin Zoo to reopen to public tomorrow with reduced capacity and new health protocols

Jun 1st 2020, 2:59 PM 32,266 Views 56 Comments

Tickets to attend Dublin Zoo must now be pre-booked online in advance, solely via its website.

Pope visit and extreme weather send profits at Dublin Zoo company tumbling
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Pope visit and extreme weather send profits at Dublin Zoo company tumbling

Oct 25th 2019, 5:37 PM 27,444 Views 61 Comments

Profits last year decreased by 71% from €2.6 million to €765,000.

Seven wolves have been released into their 'large and stimulating' new home at Dublin Zoo
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Seven wolves have been released into their 'large and stimulating' new home at Dublin Zoo

Sep 5th 2019, 12:37 PM 28,209 Views 39 Comments

The pack’s new 4,000 square metre space includes a water feature and three visitor shelters.

Dublin Zoo's latest tiger cubs are now seven months old - here's how they're getting on
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Dublin Zoo's latest tiger cubs are now seven months old - here's how they're getting on

May 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 19,644 Views 10 Comments

They’re almost grown-up.

'It's about being respectful... then the intimacy happens': The story behind those baby gorilla photos
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'It's about being respectful... then the intimacy happens': The story behind those baby gorilla photos

Apr 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 29,740 Views 10 Comments

We spoke to photographer Patrick Bolger on what it was like taking those intimate photographs of mother and baby.

First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend
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First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend

Jan 24th 2019, 3:08 PM 13,787 Views 17 Comments

The zoo is inviting the public to suggest names for the cubs.

'Wasn't happy with the lack of pints': Visitors complain about Ireland's most popular tourist attractions
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'Wasn't happy with the lack of pints': Visitors complain about Ireland's most popular tourist attractions

Dec 26th 2018, 10:00 AM 98,875 Views 58 Comments

Ireland has plenty to offer visitors at home and abroad – but there’s just no pleasing some people.

Two weather warnings issued as winds batter coastal counties
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Two weather warnings issued as winds batter coastal counties

Dec 7th 2018, 5:45 PM 36,343 Views 14 Comments

The dangerous weather has led Dublin Zoo to cancel its Wild Lights event today and tomorrow.

The animal-shaped silk lanterns of Wild Lights return to Dublin Zoo
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The animal-shaped silk lanterns of Wild Lights return to Dublin Zoo

Oct 30th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,382 Views 3 Comments

This year’s theme ‘Ocean of Light’ explores sea life while three new areas have also been added.

Boy who witnessed toddler sister being attacked by tapir awarded €25,000
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Boy who witnessed toddler sister being attacked by tapir awarded €25,000

Jul 10th 2018, 9:16 PM 29,129 Views 0 Comments

Ruari Owens suffered psychological injury over the incident, the court heard.

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave
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Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 3:00 PM 17,664 Views 20 Comments

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo
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Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo

Mar 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 41,705 Views 39 Comments

A “substantial amount” of the money has been recovered but detectives are now probing the origins of the scam.

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia
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Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

Jan 17th 2018, 10:07 AM 33,398 Views 28 Comments

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out
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# Lions And Tigers And Bears

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out

Dec 25th 2017, 1:00 PM 3,772 Views 0 Comments

Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? (Sorry.)

Meet Dublin Zoo's latest arrivals ... giant festive Chinese lanterns inspired by animals
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Meet Dublin Zoo's latest arrivals ... giant festive Chinese lanterns inspired by animals

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:00 PM 14,304 Views 3 Comments

The zoo will light up every evening till the beginning of January.

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs
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Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs

Jul 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,064 Views 19 Comments

The new exhibit features ‘Stan’ a life-sized replica fossil skeleton of a male adult tyrannosaurus rex.

Everyone fell in love with Dublin Zoo's elderly sloth on RTÉ last night
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Everyone fell in love with Dublin Zoo's elderly sloth on RTÉ last night

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:58 AM 4,438 Views 1 Comment

Trooper.

Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival
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Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival

Mar 16th 2017, 5:37 PM 18,080 Views 17 Comments

Just look at her.

Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'
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Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'

Mar 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,605 Views 42 Comments

Even in the best circumstances, it’s impossible for zoos to meet all the unique needs of the various species they hold captive, writes Elisa Allen.

Over 100 animals die in Dublin Zoo in two years (including some critically endangered ones)
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Over 100 animals die in Dublin Zoo in two years (including some critically endangered ones)

Mar 12th 2017, 2:48 PM 48,373 Views 52 Comments

Giraffes, penguins and white rhinos are among the 108 animals to die at the zoo.

All birds at Dublin Zoo have been moved indoors over flu threat
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All birds at Dublin Zoo have been moved indoors over flu threat

Jan 11th 2017, 3:01 PM 8,692 Views 11 Comments

The measure was taken to prevent birds from contracting bird flu from wild birds.

14 times Dublin Zoo was the best place in 2016
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14 times Dublin Zoo was the best place in 2016

Dec 28th 2016, 9:30 AM 4,227 Views 1 Comment

What a year.

People are loving this video of Dublin Zoo's newest baby elephant taking her first steps
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People are loving this video of Dublin Zoo's newest baby elephant taking her first steps

Oct 7th 2016, 5:02 PM 3,694 Views 0 Comments

Incredible.

14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened
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14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened

Sep 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 7,840 Views 0 Comments

It’s the most wonderful place.

It's part of the furniture but without a Dutchman and Bertie, Dublin Zoo could have shut forever
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It's part of the furniture but without a Dutchman and Bertie, Dublin Zoo could have shut forever

Sep 25th 2016, 6:30 PM 22,619 Views 22 Comments

The organisation came back from the brink during the noughties after years of financial instability.

It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf
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It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf

Sep 21st 2016, 2:47 PM 14,485 Views 8 Comments

She is the first calf born to the first Asian elephant born in the zoo.

Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo
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Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo

Aug 29th 2016, 3:48 PM 13,612 Views 16 Comments

There were as little as 50 southern white rhinoceroses left in the wild in the early 1900s – now there are as many as 20,000.

Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure
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Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure

Aug 1st 2016, 6:14 PM 51,123 Views 59 Comments

Photographs of the incident were shared on Twitter.

There's a new baby gorilla in our midst...
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There's a new baby gorilla in our midst...

Jul 18th 2016, 2:18 PM 14,147 Views 20 Comments

It’s just three days old.

The elephants at Dublin Zoo have been cooling off in the most adorable way
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The elephants at Dublin Zoo have been cooling off in the most adorable way

Jun 6th 2016, 3:47 PM 5,821 Views 0 Comments

That hot weather.

This mam has made a heartbreaking plea to find her daughter's doll in Dublin Zoo
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# Matilda Doll

This mam has made a heartbreaking plea to find her daughter's doll in Dublin Zoo

Jun 4th 2016, 3:10 PM 5,125 Views 0 Comments

Tragic.

Harry, the leader of Dublin Zoo's gorilla troop, has died from an unknown illness
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Harry, the leader of Dublin Zoo's gorilla troop, has died from an unknown illness

May 31st 2016, 7:28 AM 19,888 Views 42 Comments

A post-mortem is being carried out.

An Irish toddler's reaction to two tigers in Dublin Zoo is going viral all over the world
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# Eye Of The Tiger

An Irish toddler's reaction to two tigers in Dublin Zoo is going viral all over the world

Apr 12th 2016, 11:56 AM 14,474 Views 11 Comments

“Ahh! Ahh!”

Eight grey wolves have arrived at Dublin Zoo
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Eight grey wolves have arrived at Dublin Zoo

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:31 PM 22,901 Views 50 Comments

The new pack of wolves consists of an alpha male, an alpha female and their offspring.

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