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Agriculture minister relaunches 'Bonzo the dog' ad from 1984 to warn against sheep worrying
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# Bonzo's Back

Agriculture minister relaunches 'Bonzo the dog' ad from 1984 to warn against sheep worrying

Mar 11th 2021, 9:45 PM 28,814 Views 73 Comments

The ad was originally broadcast in 1984.

Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle
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# Breakdown

Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle

Oct 21st 2020, 1:01 AM 17,132 Views 11 Comments

The Munster back row is heading into the restarted Six Nations in superb form.

Freckles - the 'luckiest sheep in north Dublin' - uses a custom wheelchair to get around the farm
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# Dublin

Freckles - the 'luckiest sheep in north Dublin' - uses a custom wheelchair to get around the farm

Feb 25th 2020, 6:13 PM 29,214 Views 23 Comments

The sheep lives on a volunteer-run farm in St Anne’s Park, Dublin.

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast
# Rescue Operation
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# Rescue Operation

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast

Nov 25th 2019, 3:34 PM 15,159 Views 44 Comments

Animal rights groups have criticised the sea transport of livestock.

Investigation launched into suspected theft of over 100 sheep from Meath farm
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# Mountnugent

Investigation launched into suspected theft of over 100 sheep from Meath farm

Jun 15th 2019, 12:36 PM 19,854 Views 47 Comments

The suspected theft allegedly occurred between 10 and 13 June.

Bleak Irish wool sales raise concerns industry is 'declining into oblivion'
# Sheer Misery
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# Sheer Misery

Bleak Irish wool sales raise concerns industry is 'declining into oblivion'

Nov 17th 2018, 8:15 AM 17,873 Views 47 Comments

A representative of sheep farmers said that “all indications point to an impending total price collapse”.

This sheep farmer is leading the push to set up Ireland's first hemp co-op
# Growing Interest
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# Growing Interest

This sheep farmer is leading the push to set up Ireland's first hemp co-op

Mar 11th 2018, 10:30 AM 39,553 Views 25 Comments

Ed Hanbidge says there’s the potential to turn the crop into a major farming industry.

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk
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# Lambing Season

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk

Feb 15th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,071 Views 45 Comments

Sheep farmer representatives plan to meet with government officials to discuss their problems with the inspections.

'They don't respect the rules': A flock of Romanian sheep are nibbling away at US security
# Grazing Dangerously
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# Grazing Dangerously

'They don't respect the rules': A flock of Romanian sheep are nibbling away at US security

Jan 16th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,715 Views 40 Comments

The farmer on the land had built a shelter for his sheep well before work began on the military site.

Sheep can recognise Barack Obama and Emma Watson's faces from photographs
# Clever Ewe
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# Clever Ewe

Sheep can recognise Barack Obama and Emma Watson's faces from photographs

Nov 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,866 Views 34 Comments

Researchers also found sheep were able to recognise their handlers in photographs.

'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack
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# Ballyholland

'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack

Jul 5th 2017, 9:25 PM 12,123 Views 22 Comments

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association
# James Reynolds
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# James Reynolds

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

Jun 27th 2017, 9:23 PM 21,239 Views 0 Comments

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France
# Be Vigilant
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# Be Vigilant

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France

Jun 24th 2017, 10:51 AM 10,320 Views 9 Comments

There have been 657 reported outbreaks in France since the start of this year.

The average Irish dairy farmer earned €52,000 last year but their colleagues aren't happy
# Milking It
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# Milking It

The average Irish dairy farmer earned €52,000 last year but their colleagues aren't happy

Jun 2nd 2017, 6:10 PM 41,867 Views 57 Comments

It is claimed sheep farmers can earn as little as €16,000 a year.

Scientists work out how you can tell if a sheep's sad - just look at their faces
# BAAAD MOOD
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# BAAAD MOOD

Scientists work out how you can tell if a sheep's sad - just look at their faces

Jun 1st 2017, 8:19 PM 10,589 Views 22 Comments

Father Ted’s Fargo Boyle was just one of the few to crack the code before the scientists could.

Firefighters used phone app with sheep noises to save lamb stuck in drain
# Not A Baaad Days Work
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# Not A Baaad Days Work

Firefighters used phone app with sheep noises to save lamb stuck in drain

Feb 17th 2017, 11:10 PM 15,491 Views 17 Comments

But not before they tried out their own sheep impressions.

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed
# Wicklow Mountains
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# Wicklow Mountains

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed

Jan 16th 2017, 4:34 PM 19,888 Views 31 Comments

Similar calls were made in rural Kerry last August after 40 sheep were killed in on a West Kerry farm.

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen
# Trade With Tehran
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# Trade With Tehran

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen

Jan 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 13,603 Views 21 Comments

The ICSA has called on the government to reopen the Irish embassy in Iran.

A sheep was sheared live on the Late Late last night and nobody is quite sure why
# Ewe Must Be Joking
# Ewe Must Be Joking

A sheep was sheared live on the Late Late last night and nobody is quite sure why

Sep 17th 2016, 10:04 AM 3,264 Views 2 Comments

We’ve reached peak Irish TV.

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore
# Animal Cruelty
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# Animal Cruelty

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore

Sep 11th 2016, 2:42 PM 30,739 Views 78 Comments

The animals were part of 1,700 young sheep flown from Ireland to be slaughtered in Monday’s Hari Raya celebration.

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'
# Predators
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# Predators

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Aug 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 37,006 Views 63 Comments

Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.

Almost 40 sheep killed in dog attack on west Kerry farm
# Annascaul
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# Annascaul

Almost 40 sheep killed in dog attack on west Kerry farm

Aug 10th 2016, 3:15 PM 28,450 Views 52 Comments

People are being warned to tie up their dogs.

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster
# Fallout
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# Fallout

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 100,536 Views 43 Comments

Three decades on from the disaster, we take a look at the effect it had on Ireland – and how we’re facing a much greater threat to our health already.

VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time
# Wool You Believe It
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# Wool You Believe It

VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time

Apr 4th 2016, 8:37 PM 30,552 Views 33 Comments

He is the All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Champion in fairness.

These singing sheep may have stolen the show at the Super Bowl
# Superbowl Ads
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# Superbowl Ads

These singing sheep may have stolen the show at the Super Bowl

Feb 8th 2016, 7:54 AM 15,761 Views 13 Comments

Forget the half-time show – it’s all about the ads.

Almost 90 complaints made about Late Late Show 'Lamb Carousel'
# Tagging
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# Tagging

Almost 90 complaints made about Late Late Show 'Lamb Carousel'

Jan 25th 2016, 11:16 PM 77,774 Views 134 Comments

The segment on Friday’s showed newborn lambs hooked up to an invention and spun around.

There's a lamb and a puppy in Kilkenny and they're best friends
# Four Legs Good
# Four Legs Good

There's a lamb and a puppy in Kilkenny and they're best friends

Jan 8th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,097 Views 4 Comments

Meet Bear and Little Dorrit.

There are 550 sheep in this mind-bending picture of a snowy field

There are 550 sheep in this mind-bending picture of a snowy field

Nov 7th 2015, 12:10 PM 9,468 Views 2 Comments

It’s the bloody dress all over again.

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen
# Westmeath
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# Westmeath

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen

Oct 1st 2015, 4:20 PM 15,724 Views 3 Comments

75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken during the robbery.

Before and after: The wooliest sheep in the world has just been sheared
# Hairy Shearer
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# Hairy Shearer

Before and after: The wooliest sheep in the world has just been sheared

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:49 AM 35,626 Views 22 Comments

The animal was carrying more than 40kg of wool.

16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm
# Dungannon
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# Dungannon

16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm

Aug 23rd 2015, 12:29 PM 24,087 Views 75 Comments

The lambs would not be ready to enter the food chain for another six weeks.

Gardaí are looking for your help in finding 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep
# Appeal
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# Appeal

Gardaí are looking for your help in finding 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep

Jun 26th 2015, 7:54 PM 17,987 Views 23 Comments

The animals were stolen from a field in Westmeath this week.

The DSPCA has taken custody of the sheep found in a block of Dublin flats
# On The Lamb
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# On The Lamb

The DSPCA has taken custody of the sheep found in a block of Dublin flats

May 21st 2015, 2:50 PM 24,929 Views 61 Comments

The inner city interloper was found in Oliver Bond Street flats, near Thomas Street.

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack
# Heart Attacks
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# Heart Attacks

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

May 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 34,049 Views 69 Comments

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off
# Modern Farming
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# Modern Farming

WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off

Mar 29th 2015, 3:15 PM 12,425 Views 16 Comments

A sheep farmer in Carlow has tried out a very modern type of farming…

A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep
# Shepherd's Delight
# Shepherd's Delight

A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep

Mar 29th 2015, 3:00 PM 3,170 Views 0 Comments

Farmers do that now.

Dublin Zoo has some new additions (not the pigeon, obviously)
# Spring Is Here
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# Spring Is Here

Dublin Zoo has some new additions (not the pigeon, obviously)

Mar 26th 2015, 7:18 PM 14,117 Views 10 Comments

Look at them go!

Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse
# Justice For Ernie
# Justice For Ernie

Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse

Mar 3rd 2015, 11:52 AM 5,392 Views 9 Comments

Save Ernie!

Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not  neutered
# Vulnerable
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# Vulnerable

Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not neutered

Mar 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 11,394 Views 31 Comments

Pete Wedderburn says that dog owners need to know about the benefits of neutering their pets.

Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000
# Udder Chicanery
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# Udder Chicanery

Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000

Feb 20th 2015, 4:50 PM 11,539 Views 25 Comments

The initiative is being operated by Crimestoppers, the Irish Farmers Association and an Garda Siochana.

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