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From TheJournal.ie Pig brains partially revived hours after animals died OINKBELIEVABLE

Pig brains partially revived hours after animals died

Certain brain cells’ normal functions had restarted and the immune system appeared to work.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing Starter's Orders This post contains videos

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing

‘Ring of fire’, it turned out, was a slight exaggeration.

From TheJournal.ie The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale Aftershocks

The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale

A month after the quakes, the Fausti family managed to get itself up and running again – but it was no easy task.

From TheJournal.ie Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have been shooting pigs in the head for an experiment Blood Spatter

Scientists have been shooting pigs in the head for an experiment

Five pigs were shot from close range with a Glock semi-automatic handgun.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.

From TheJournal.ie This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered Graphic

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Zoo has some new additions (not the pigeon, obviously) Spring Is Here
From TheJournal.ie Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014 Prime Numbers

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

From TheJournal.ie Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online Farming

Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online

Livestock-live.com has already sold as much as €500,000 worth of livestock since it was launched in the United Kingdom.

From TheJournal.ie Don't worry, Michael D's not lost... The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm Day Trip

Don't worry, Michael D's not lost... The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm

‘Her Majesty said it was around here somewhere…’

Police investigate reports of "screaming" from house, find pigs having sex

Terrible crime being committed? No. Just one very happy pig.

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 SuperValu to become first retailer to trace its bacon by DNA Pork

SuperValu to become first retailer to trace its bacon by DNA

The retailer came up with the idea after recognising potential weaknesses in paper based traceability systems following the pigmeat dioxin crisis.

Farmer builds waterslide to keep pigs cool

He wins.

WATCH: A micro-pig takes being cute to a whole new incredibly cute level Too Much Cute This post contains videos

WATCH: A micro-pig takes being cute to a whole new incredibly cute level

There’s cute and then there is this micro pig.

From TheJournal.ie CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc Farming

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

From TheJournal.ie Dead pigs in river show dark side of China food industry Farms

Dead pigs in river show dark side of China food industry

Thousands of dead pigs found in a Shanghai river have cast a spotlight on China’s poorly regulated farm production.

From TheJournal.ie Oregon farmer, 69, ‘eaten by his own pigs’ Hungry Pigs

Oregon farmer, 69, ‘eaten by his own pigs’

It’s thought that Terry Garner, 69, may have had a medical emergency before collapsing and being eaten.

Aporkalypse Now! Twitter reacts in horror to news of bacon shortage Save Our Bacon This post contains images

Aporkalypse Now! Twitter reacts in horror to news of bacon shortage

Ireland’s sow herds are shrinking. Let’s not do anything rash(er).

From TheJournal.ie Blood, books, bombs and boxing: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Blood, books, bombs and boxing: The week in numbers

Another batch of numbers to help digest the stories of the last seven days.

From TheJournal.ie Pig heads dumped outside French mosque provoke outrage Pigs

Pig heads dumped outside French mosque provoke outrage

Jewish and Muslim groups have reacted angrily to the incident in town where Islamist gunman killed two paratroopers earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Spain will make a formal request for bank bailout of up to €100 billion Spain

Spain will make a formal request for bank bailout of up to €100 billion

Spain is braced to become the fourth eurozone country to ask for assistance – but its bailout will not come with a programme for austerity.

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of piglets from around the world Piglet Friday This post contains images