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# aran - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Pics: These stunning images capture the beauty of Connemara and the Aran Islands
# Walter Pfeiffer
# Walter Pfeiffer

Pics: These stunning images capture the beauty of Connemara and the Aran Islands

Nov 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 45,002 Views 14 Comments

Walter Pfeiffer’s friend and publisher Vincent Murphy told us about the great photographer himself.

# aran - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Protest against animal cruelty as only two people convicted of cruelty to animals so far this year
# Cork City
# Cork City

Protest against animal cruelty as only two people convicted of cruelty to animals so far this year

Oct 23rd 2016, 5:48 PM 9,642 Views 73 Comments

In 2013, 23 people were convicted for cruelty to animals. That figure was 21 in 2014 and 16 last year.

# aran - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Scaled-down protest at Puck Fair after alleged threatening calls to activists
# Animal Safety
# Animal Safety

Scaled-down protest at Puck Fair after alleged threatening calls to activists

Aug 10th 2016, 1:40 PM 18,444 Views 67 Comments

ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival and has appealed to the “common decency” of festival-goers.

# aran - Monday 29 February, 2016

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach

Feb 29th 2016, 3:04 PM 34,912 Views 37 Comments

Animal rights activists have called on authorities to investigate the case.

# aran - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Aran jumpers are officially cool now, according to Vogue
# Going Global
From The Daily Edge
# Going Global

Aran jumpers are officially cool now, according to Vogue

Dec 17th 2015, 11:06 AM 4,166 Views 3 Comments

WE MADE IT.

# aran - Monday 14 December, 2015

Animal rights activists hold 'turkey memorial' outside Dublin butchers
# Christmas Victims
# Christmas Victims

Animal rights activists hold 'turkey memorial' outside Dublin butchers

Dec 14th 2015, 12:04 PM 18,902 Views 125 Comments

Animal rights group Aran says it organised the vigil to remind consumers that turkeys are “interesting animals with distinct personalities”.

# aran - Monday 10 August, 2015

'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls

Aug 10th 2015, 9:59 AM 40,204 Views 120 Comments

Animal rights group Aran was planning to stage a demonstration.

# aran - Thursday 6 August, 2015

This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?
# What The Puck
# What The Puck

This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?

Aug 6th 2015, 1:30 PM 17,955 Views 29 Comments

The organisers of the Puck Fair have responded to criticism from animal rights groups.

# aran - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair"
# Goat Show
# Goat Show

Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair"

Aug 4th 2015, 10:45 AM 18,934 Views 98 Comments

ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival.

# aran - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Watch: Amazingly, there was a paramedic just metres away - when this woman was swept off a cliff
# Aran Islands Rescue
# Aran Islands Rescue

Watch: Amazingly, there was a paramedic just metres away - when this woman was swept off a cliff

Apr 15th 2015, 2:00 PM 30,052 Views 21 Comments

The woman fell around 40 feet onto rocks last Wednesday – sparking a dramatic rescue.

# aran - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay
# Gruesome
# Gruesome

Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay

Mar 18th 2015, 4:19 PM 25,155 Views 68 Comments

The animal was found in Ballina.

# aran - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'
# Gunther Von Hagens
# Gunther Von Hagens

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'

Jan 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 11,359 Views 15 Comments

A new exhibition by anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens is coming to Dublin later this year.

# aran - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK
# So Long Benjy
# So Long Benjy

Thanks given to Benjy the gay bull supporters as he sets sail for the UK

Dec 13th 2014, 3:29 PM 8,098 Views 33 Comments

Sam Simon of Simpsons fame was one of the 321 people who helped save Benjy from the chopping block.

# aran - Friday 12 December, 2014

This is the sanctuary Benjy the gay bull is leaving for tomorrow
# Bó Voyage
# Bó Voyage

This is the sanctuary Benjy the gay bull is leaving for tomorrow

Dec 12th 2014, 10:13 PM 14,345 Views 49 Comments

Benjy was saved from the chop by Sam Simon of Simpsons fame.

# aran - Friday 28 November, 2014

Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming
# Fake Foxes
# Fake Foxes

Realistic-looking dead foxes used to confront shoppers on issue of fur farming

Nov 28th 2014, 7:10 PM 39,162 Views 97 Comments

In case you saw them from across the street earlier, and were wondering what was going on.

# aran - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Joan Burton reprimanded by animal rights group after "skin a cat" comment
# That's Cat
From The Daily Edge
# That's Cat

Joan Burton reprimanded by animal rights group after "skin a cat" comment

Sep 16th 2014, 1:03 PM 15,873 Views 97 Comments

Joan. Cat menacer.

# aran - Monday 11 August, 2014

Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns
# Puck Fair
# Puck Fair

Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns

Aug 11th 2014, 11:48 AM 15,443 Views 115 Comments

The festival organisers say the animal is well cared for and his welfare is a priority.

# aran - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Pictures: Animal rights protesters think Simon Coveney has 'blood on his hands'
# Badger Culling
# Badger Culling

Pictures: Animal rights protesters think Simon Coveney has 'blood on his hands'

Jul 30th 2014, 7:42 PM 9,852 Views 48 Comments

The ARAN animal rights group says the Minister is doing nothing to protect “the most vulnerable in society, the animals”.

# aran - Friday 4 April, 2014

Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs

Apr 4th 2014, 8:59 AM 31,219 Views 140 Comments

The ISPCA say that it appears that the animals were thrown from the top of the 100m high cliffs.

# aran - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: We’re a nation of mass dog murderers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We’re a nation of mass dog murderers

Jan 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 895 Views 111 Comments

About 5,500 dogs are euthanised in Ireland every year – most are perfectly healthy. The only reason they have to die is because otherwise ordinary people are happy to turn a blind eye to the appalling consequences of their actions.

# aran - Thursday 19 December, 2013

RTÉ programme urged not to air scene of presenter killing turkey
# Christmas Dinner
# Christmas Dinner

RTÉ programme urged not to air scene of presenter killing turkey

Dec 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 17,530 Views 83 Comments

An animal rights group said there is “nothing festive” about killing an animal on-screen.

# aran - 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 8,247 Views 46 Comments

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

# aran - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Animal rights group to contact schools after cats killed with firecrackers in Drogheda
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Animal rights group to contact schools after cats killed with firecrackers in Drogheda

Oct 20th 2013, 5:02 PM 19,141 Views 170 Comments

ARAN has said it wants schools to allow its campaigners to talk to children about the importance of treating animals with kindness and respect.

# aran - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene
# Love/hate Cat
# Love/hate Cat

Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene

Oct 8th 2013, 12:12 PM 20,325 Views 196 Comments

Animal rights groups have been critical of the scene, which showed the animal being machine-gunned to death.

# aran - Monday 7 October, 2013

Animal rights charity calls for Love/Hate boycott after cat shooting scene
# Love/Hate
# Love/Hate

Animal rights charity calls for Love/Hate boycott after cat shooting scene

Oct 7th 2013, 3:32 PM 28,024 Views 257 Comments

A scene that showed a cat being shot set tongues wagging on social media, but one animal rights group is not happy with Nidge and the lads.

# aran - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Twist of fate after lost dog is reunited with his family
# Happy Ending
# Happy Ending

Twist of fate after lost dog is reunited with his family

Oct 18th 2012, 7:30 AM 27,108 Views 54 Comments

A dog called Aran was found straying in Carrick-on-Shannon – and what happened next surprised everyone.

# aran - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Animal rights group to march in Dublin
# Animal Rights
# Animal Rights

Animal rights group to march in Dublin

Aug 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,706 Views 29 Comments

ARAN is calling on the government to introduce tougher sentences and fines for animal abuse and cruelty.