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Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal
# Electrocution
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# Electrocution

Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal

Nov 10th 2017, 10:51 PM 13,339 Views 18 Comments

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

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday
# Swanning Around
# Swanning Around

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday

May 26th 2017, 7:36 AM 4,459 Views 0 Comments

Protect the babbies!

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

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

May 4th 2017, 3:55 PM 101,550 Views 140 Comments

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

Two swans delayed trains by 30 minutes during Dublin rush hour
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# Cygnet Fault

Two swans delayed trains by 30 minutes during Dublin rush hour

Dec 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 16,710 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Ex-US boss Bob Bradley takes over Swansea City

Oct 3rd 2016, 12:27 PM 6,119 Views 8 Comments

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

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen
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# Neck Of Time

Gardaí rescue swans confused by Storm Imogen

Feb 9th 2016, 12:23 PM 18,189 Views 19 Comments

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

This swan was saved by gardaí after a nasty run-in with Luas cables
# The Old Bill
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# The Old Bill

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

May 1st 2015, 12:19 PM 11,978 Views 21 Comments

They’re now recovering in an animal shelter.

UCD swans break through ice to get to their special ramp
# The Mighty Swans
# The Mighty Swans

UCD swans break through ice to get to their special ramp

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:07 AM 3,369 Views 0 Comments

The cold never bothered them anyway.

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

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

Sep 1st 2014, 9:13 AM 3,960 Views 0 Comments

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

Now swans are losing the run of themselves
# When Swans Attack
# When Swans Attack

Now swans are losing the run of themselves

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 15,921 Views 17 Comments

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

The post-election poster debacle has already begun
# Disgrace
# Disgrace

The post-election poster debacle has already begun

May 26th 2014, 10:30 AM 3,036 Views 0 Comments

Fowl play on Bray Harbour.

The swans in Bray are also heading to the polls today
# Swanning Around
# Swanning Around

The swans in Bray are also heading to the polls today

May 23rd 2014, 6:35 PM 10,109 Views 23 Comments

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
# Quackers
# Quackers

Bray has some very unusual local election candidates

May 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 3,728 Views 1 Comment

There for you, whatever the feather.

These are the photos that made us smile in 2013
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# Snap Happy

These are the photos that made us smile in 2013

Dec 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 45,695 Views 17 Comments

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

As it happened: Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League
# Liveblog
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# Liveblog

As it happened: Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League

Sep 16th 2013, 7:01 PM 19,102 Views 62 Comments

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
# West Is Best
# West Is Best

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

Jul 31st 2013, 9:35 PM 93,494 Views 107 Comments

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

Investigation launched after 32 swans found dead in Donegal lake
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# Dunfanaghy

Investigation launched after 32 swans found dead in Donegal lake

May 9th 2013, 6:46 PM 9,791 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:00 AM 556 Views 0 Comments

The strikers are beginning to click through the gears.

Stick-Wielding Garda Bust of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Stick-Wielding Garda Bust of the Day

Nov 6th 2012, 1:11 PM 23,787 Views 62 Comments

No comment.

The Bravest Ducks of The Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

The Bravest Ducks of The Day

Feb 10th 2012, 6:20 PM 4,793 Views 15 Comments

No comment.

Blood poisoning to blame for death of Grand Canal swans
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Blood poisoning to blame for death of Grand Canal swans

Mar 27th 2011, 1:47 PM 1,827 Views 0 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Mar 27th 2011, 9:08 AM 2,190 Views 0 Comments

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.