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# Swans

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# Swans
Ireland international Michael Obafemi signs three-year deal at Swansea
Obafemi leaves Southampton for Championship Swansea for an undisclosed fee.
# 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.
# swanning around
Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday
Protect the babbies!
# 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”.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# the mighty swans
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
“And some time make the time to drive out west into County Clare…”
# when swans attack
Now swans are losing the run of themselves
Authorities in Edinburgh have been forced to ban boating on a pond after multiple swan attacks.
# Disgrace
The post-election poster debacle has already begun
Fowl play on Bray Harbour.
# swanning around
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.
# quackers
Bray has some very unusual local election candidates
There for you, whatever the feather.
# 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…
Swansea v Liverpool, Premier League
We went minute-by-minute as Liverpool sought to extend their 100% start to the season in Wales.
# west is best
13 things you know for sure if you're from Galway
Never go near the swans at the Claddagh, for example.
# 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.
# Premier League
Preview: United calling on Rooney and RVP to shoot down Swans
The strikers are beginning to click through the gears.
# pic of the day
Stick-Wielding Garda Bust of the Day
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# pic of the day
The Bravest Ducks of The Day
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# 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.