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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 16 June, 2019

#Swans

From TheJournal.ie Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal Electrocution

Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal

At least 15 of the migratory birds have died at power lines in Carrigans in the northern county in recent times.

From TheJournal.ie This photo of a man grabbing a swan by the neck was taken in Phoenix Park yesterday Some Neck

This photo of a man grabbing a swan by the neck was taken in Phoenix Park yesterday

A spokesperson for Birdwatch Ireland said that “this behaviour is absolutely abhorrent”.

From TheJournal.ie Two swans delayed trains by 30 minutes during Dublin rush hour Cygnet Fault

Two swans delayed trains by 30 minutes during Dublin rush hour

Staff managed to clear the swans quickly but there were knock-on delays.

From The42 Ex-US boss Bob Bradley takes over Swansea City Merry-go-round

Ex-US boss Bob Bradley takes over Swansea City

The Welsh club wielded the axe on Franceso Guidolin today after much speculation.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen Neck Of Time

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen

The wet weather confused the swans making them land on wet roads instead of rivers.

From TheJournal.ie This swan was saved by gardaí after a nasty run-in with Luas cables The Old Bill

This swan was saved by gardaí after a nasty run-in with Luas cables

They’re now recovering in an animal shelter.

UCD swans break through ice to get to their special ramp

The cold never bothered them anyway.

Beautiful video of Co Clare to mark Seamus Heaney's anniversary RIP

Beautiful video of Co Clare to mark Seamus Heaney's anniversary

“And some time make the time to drive out west into County Clare…”

Now swans are losing the run of themselves

Authorities in Edinburgh have been forced to ban boating on a pond after multiple swan attacks.

The post-election poster debacle has already begun

Fowl play on Bray Harbour.

The swans in Bray are also heading to the polls today

A local pub has set up ballot boxes on the beach after creating spoof swan election posters earlier this month.

Bray has some very unusual local election candidates

There for you, whatever the feather.

From TheJournal.ie These are the photos that made us smile in 2013 Snap Happy

These are the photos that made us smile in 2013

God knows we all needed a little cheering up occasionally in the past 12 months. Fortunately, there were sometimes camels on the beach…

From The42 As it happened: Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool sought to extend their 100% start to the season in Wales.

13 things you know for sure if you're from Galway

Never go near the swans at the Claddagh, for example.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after 32 swans found dead in Donegal lake Dunfanaghy

Investigation launched after 32 swans found dead in Donegal lake

The Department of Agriculture is carrying out tests in an attempt to determine the cause of death.

From The42 Preview: United calling on Rooney and RVP to shoot down Swans Premier League

Preview: United calling on Rooney and RVP to shoot down Swans

The strikers are beginning to click through the gears.

Stick-Wielding Garda Bust of the Day

No comment.

The Bravest Ducks of The Day

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From TheJournal.ie Blood poisoning to blame for death of Grand Canal swans Swans

Blood poisoning to blame for death of Grand Canal swans

The 18 mute swans that died in the Grand Canal in the last month all succumbed to septicaemia, official reports say.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the rising price of managing our banks, saturation coverage of the Moriarty findings, and the reason Dublin’s swans died.