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Dublin: 17°C Wednesday 17 August 2022

Saturday 21 May, 2022

Opinion: Legislation must be improved so that seized puppies can be rehomed
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Opinion: Legislation must be improved so that seized puppies can be rehomed

May 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 16,869 Views 12 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan says an outdated law means that young dogs found in dire need cannot be rehomed for some time.

Friday 15 April, 2022

Opinion: Dog fertility clinics and artificial insemination are the wild west of animal welfare
# Cruel Practice
# Cruel Practice

Opinion: Dog fertility clinics and artificial insemination are the wild west of animal welfare

Apr 15th 2022, 7:30 AM 17,444 Views 13 Comments

The senator says some unscrupulous operators are cashing in on demand for certain breeds and that further regulation is urgently needed.

Sunday 19 September, 2021

Lynn Boylan: Illegal sale of puppies online can no longer be ignored
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lynn Boylan: Illegal sale of puppies online can no longer be ignored

Sep 19th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,942 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin senator says new legislation to stop the sale of dogs online is not being enforced.

Wednesday 6 July, 2016

'Ibrahim is a young, funny Dublin man but begrudgers believe being Irish is qualified by skin colour, name and religion'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Ibrahim is a young, funny Dublin man but begrudgers believe being Irish is qualified by skin colour, name and religion'

Jul 6th 2016, 7:00 AM 797 Views 249 Comments

After three years and 14 trial delays, it’s time for the government to intervene fully, writes MEP Lynn Boylan.

Saturday 8 August, 2015

Visiting Ibrahim Halawa in prison, I saw the devastating impact of his incarceration
# Column
# Column

Visiting Ibrahim Halawa in prison, I saw the devastating impact of his incarceration

Aug 8th 2015, 7:30 PM 156 Views 295 Comments

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan describes her visit to the Egyptian prison in which the 19-year-old Dubliner is currently being held without trial.

Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Have you heard about Fine Gael's dubious colleagues in Brussels?

Jul 8th 2015, 9:00 PM 1,518 Views 111 Comments

The party’s uncritical acceptance of 14 Hungarian MEPs that represent Viktor Orban’s far right Fidesz would make you question its priorities in the EU, writes Lynn Boylan.