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From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Allowing animals to be exported from Ireland to Turkey is no victory Compassion In Farming

Opinion: Allowing animals to be exported from Ireland to Turkey is no victory

Over five years, sheep, cows, and goats were illegally kept on trucks at the Turkish border for days on end in squalid conditions without being offloaded, writes Peter Stevenson.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cattle bound for Libya are being 'beaten, stabbed, dragged by the eye sockets' Live Exports

Irish cattle bound for Libya are being 'beaten, stabbed, dragged by the eye sockets'

More than 14,000 cattle have been exported to Libya so far this year and more will be on the way by the end of this week.

From TheJournal.ie Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go On A Boat

Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go

Almost 203,000 cattle and sheep were exported so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze... Steady On

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association said meat factories are giving the impression that young bull beef is not wanted but we need to make sure live exports are viable.