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# animal - Thursday 25 February, 2021

EU suggests new deal on plant and animal checks in bid to solve Brexit trade issues
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

EU suggests new deal on plant and animal checks in bid to solve Brexit trade issues

Feb 25th 2021, 3:47 PM 15,332 Views 7 Comments

The EU and UK are locked in talks to make post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland work more smoothly.

# animal - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Quiz: How closely were you paying attention to recent animal stories?
# Clever Cat
# Clever Cat

Quiz: How closely were you paying attention to recent animal stories?

Jan 5th 2019, 9:00 PM 23,743 Views 5 Comments

2018 was a tough year for many humans – let’s see how their animal counterparts fared.

# animal - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Animals are becoming more active at night to avoid humans
# Noctural
# Noctural

Animals are becoming more active at night to avoid humans

Jun 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 25,853 Views 15 Comments

This could have an impact on their fitness and reproduction levels.

# animal - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year
# In The Name Of Science
# In The Name Of Science

'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year

Oct 12th 2017, 6:10 AM 14,714 Views 38 Comments

Experiments included “inducing cancer in animals… and acute poisoning tests that stop just short of death.”

# animal - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog

Aug 16th 2017, 1:37 PM 23,241 Views 84 Comments

The incident occurred in the back garden of a home in Rathdrum, county Wicklow.

# animal - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'He's an absolute tank!' - Arsenal's Kolasinac could prove the bargain of the summer
# Early Impressions
From The42
# Early Impressions

'He's an absolute tank!' - Arsenal's Kolasinac could prove the bargain of the summer

Aug 8th 2017, 1:59 PM 10,365 Views 10 Comments

The Bosnian full-back arrived on a free from Schalke and scored in Sunday’s Community Shield win.

# animal - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

May 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 30,585 Views 28 Comments

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

# animal - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

A cute and well-behaved dog is needed to star in an opera in the National Concert Hall this month
# Adoggio For Strings
# Adoggio For Strings

A cute and well-behaved dog is needed to star in an opera in the National Concert Hall this month

Apr 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,068 Views 2 Comments

The dog does not need to sing.

# animal - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed
# Not Claimed
# Not Claimed

Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed

Nov 16th 2016, 6:15 AM 11,990 Views 34 Comments

When a horse is seized, a public notice is put up and if it’s not claimed after five days, the animal is destroyed.

# animal - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Man jailed for having sex with his dog and possessing indecent images of children
# Manchester
# Manchester

Man jailed for having sex with his dog and possessing indecent images of children

Sep 7th 2016, 2:29 PM 56,545 Views 78 Comments

Forensic examination revealed videos of extreme pornography and bestiality, including videos of Brazier having sex with his own dog.

# animal - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia
# Salamander
# Salamander

Rare "baby dragon" born in Slovenia

Jun 4th 2016, 11:15 AM 30,188 Views 9 Comments

The ancient olm only give birth once in a decade and can live for up to 100 years.

# animal - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Woman charged after duct-taping a dog's mouth shut and posting picture to Facebook
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Woman charged after duct-taping a dog's mouth shut and posting picture to Facebook

Dec 1st 2015, 8:54 AM 23,644 Views 0 Comments

She now faces a fine and up to 150 days in jail.

# animal - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Remember these hugging dogs? They finally have a new home
# Kala And Kiera
# Kala And Kiera

Remember these hugging dogs? They finally have a new home

Oct 28th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,195 Views 13 Comments

The two pups were saved from being put down in July, but still needed a forever home.

# animal - Thursday 3 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:49 AM 35,792 Views 22 Comments

The animal was carrying more than 40kg of wool.

# animal - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Man violently killed dog in park because he couldn't pay vet bills
# Incredibly Cruel
# Incredibly Cruel

Man violently killed dog in park because he couldn't pay vet bills

Jul 28th 2015, 5:07 PM 34,843 Views 114 Comments

He was seen putting his foot on the dog’s head.

# animal - Friday 26 June, 2015

People have become really obsessed with this 'hunky' gorilla (seriously)
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

People have become really obsessed with this 'hunky' gorilla (seriously)

Jun 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 32,158 Views 57 Comments

His name is Shabani.

# animal - Thursday 16 April, 2015

People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe

Apr 16th 2015, 1:28 PM 38,282 Views 136 Comments

Ricky Gervais posted a picture of the hunter on his Facebook page.

# animal - Friday 3 April, 2015

Maude the three-limbed lemur has died, and people are very upset about it
# Fota Wildlife
# Fota Wildlife

Maude the three-limbed lemur has died, and people are very upset about it

Apr 3rd 2015, 5:48 PM 12,900 Views 24 Comments

RIP.

# animal - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years
# Pika
# Pika

Extremely rare (and cute) animal photographed for the first time in 20 years

Mar 21st 2015, 12:33 PM 46,360 Views 19 Comments

Meet the Ili pika.

# animal - Saturday 7 February, 2015

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing
# Little Pups
From The Daily Edge
# Little Pups

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing

Feb 7th 2015, 10:27 AM 4,159 Views 2 Comments

Puppies!

# animal - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo
# Whipsnade
# Whipsnade

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

Nov 19th 2014, 3:24 PM 11,486 Views 40 Comments

He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

# animal - Monday 10 November, 2014

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments
# Dogs
# Dogs

UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments

Nov 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 11,433 Views 27 Comments

Over a six-year period, the university bought a total of 212 dogs.

# animal - Sunday 19 October, 2014

The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)
# Two Become One
# Two Become One

The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)

Oct 19th 2014, 9:00 PM 36,601 Views 17 Comments

And it wasn’t humans who did it.

# animal - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Garth the bull terrier makes full recovery after vicious attack by another dog
# Feeling Less Woof
# Feeling Less Woof

Garth the bull terrier makes full recovery after vicious attack by another dog

Sep 18th 2014, 11:35 AM 11,446 Views 23 Comments

He was found with severe wounds in a field in north Dublin earlier this year.

# animal - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's some of what the Gardaí's animals got up to last year
# Woof Justice
# Woof Justice

Here's some of what the Gardaí's animals got up to last year

Jul 26th 2014, 8:30 AM 15,809 Views 22 Comments

Details are revealed in the force’s annual report.

# animal - Monday 2 June, 2014

This baby deer being rescued from a fence will break your heart
# Doe-te
From The Daily Edge
# Doe-te

This baby deer being rescued from a fence will break your heart

Jun 2nd 2014, 4:30 PM 3,415 Views 4 Comments

Look at it run to its mammy!

# animal - Sunday 1 June, 2014

10 pets who just wanted to help you study
# Study Buddy
From The Daily Edge
# Study Buddy

10 pets who just wanted to help you study

Jun 1st 2014, 11:22 AM 4,235 Views 0 Comments

They tried, bless them.

# animal - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: A man and his dog – being homeless in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Opinion: A man and his dog – being homeless in Dublin

May 3rd 2014, 12:00 PM 342 Views 28 Comments

We bump into each other most days in the park, or outside the local shops. We are two very different people but we have one special connection: our dogs.

# animal - Saturday 5 April, 2014

People will be taking part in 'The Walk of Shame' for Ireland's animals over Easter
# Grass Is Greener
# Grass Is Greener

People will be taking part in 'The Walk of Shame' for Ireland's animals over Easter

Apr 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,076 Views 18 Comments

22 charities are taking part in the initiative, aimed at raising funds and awareness.

# animal - Friday 4 April, 2014

Over 3,500 dogs were put down by pounds last year
# Dog Control
# Dog Control

Over 3,500 dogs were put down by pounds last year

Apr 4th 2014, 5:02 PM 13,721 Views 65 Comments

That’s a fall of 28 per cent compared to 2012.

# animal - Monday 17 March, 2014

The Muppets singing Danny Boy is perfection
# Oh Boy Oh Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Boy Oh Boy

The Muppets singing Danny Boy is perfection

Mar 17th 2014, 11:23 AM 5,093 Views 1 Comment

Bring it home Beaker!

# animal - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Woman jailed for microwaving her kitten after it attacked goldfish
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Woman jailed for microwaving her kitten after it attacked goldfish

Mar 13th 2014, 2:38 PM 28,679 Views 125 Comments

Sentencing the 23-year-old woman to 14 weeks in jail, the judge said it was an act “of utterly horrendous cruelty”.

# animal - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land

Mar 11th 2014, 2:34 PM 14,164 Views 99 Comments

The move came after students set up a petition calling for an end to animal-act circuses.

# animal - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests

Feb 9th 2014, 12:37 PM 36,518 Views 101 Comments

The giraffe’s body will be fed to tigers at the zoo in Copenhagen.

# animal - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Bereaved pet owners "should be entitled to compassionate leave"
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Bereaved pet owners "should be entitled to compassionate leave"

Jan 15th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,286 Views 86 Comments

Figures from the UK suggest bereaved pet owners cost the economy £1 billion and a call for compulsory leave is being made here.

# animal - Friday 27 December, 2013

WATCH: The Lion King as voiced by kids and acted out by kittens
# The Lion Kitten
From The Daily Edge
# The Lion Kitten

WATCH: The Lion King as voiced by kids and acted out by kittens

Dec 27th 2013, 10:56 AM 1,336 Views 0 Comments

What’s not to like?

# animal - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Cross animals off your list of gifts this Christmas, says animal rights group
# Aran
# Aran

Cross animals off your list of gifts this Christmas, says animal rights group

Dec 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,252 Views 46 Comments

ARAN have launched a new campaign, supported by Senator David Norris.

# animal - Friday 18 October, 2013

Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil activists free 200 dogs used for drug tests

Oct 18th 2013, 7:32 PM 16,568 Views 80 Comments

Most of the animals were said to have had their skins shaven.

# animal - Monday 23 September, 2013

Rihanna's Instagram photos used as evidence in Thailand
# Phuck Yo Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Phuck Yo Photos

Rihanna's Instagram photos used as evidence in Thailand

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:07 PM 6,546 Views 0 Comments

The singer posed with an endangered animal.

# animal - Monday 16 September, 2013

Here's why flies can avoid being swatted and a T-rex might not see you sneak by
# TIME
# TIME

Here's why flies can avoid being swatted and a T-rex might not see you sneak by

Sep 16th 2013, 7:15 AM 10,057 Views 27 Comments

New research led by scientists at Trinity College Dublin has shown that animals’ ability to perceive time is linked to their pace of life.

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