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This year
2024
Calls for Seanad debate following Noteworthy cockfighting revelations
Investigation: Cruel cockfighting sees an underground resurgence in Ireland
Illegal matches and the breeding of birds solely for the banned bloodsport is happening up and down the country, an investigation by Noteworthy has found.
Disturbing footage shows organised chicken fights
Brutal bouts being organised in private social media groups
Irish Defence Forces member and foreign government worker linked
500% increase in migrant children arriving alone in Ireland claiming asylum
New investigation finds that more than 51,000 minors have disappeared after arriving in Europe between 2021 and 2023.
Ireland failing to protect unaccompanied migrant children, EU report states
Ancient tomb site targeted by vandals 'not being protected' by government
Vandalising of monuments 'as much a concern' as climate change impact
Heritage experts warn of the effect of mindless damage as Noteworthy reveals historical sites across Ireland attacked at least 140 times in past three years.
Coastal erosion will wipe out many ancient seaside sites and monuments
Escalating storms and extreme weather caused by climate change will increase coastal erosion with many Irish landmarks unable to be saved, experts say.
A number of monuments and historical buildings already falling into the sea
Nationwide climate hazard map of threatened sites set to be launched
Government: Managed loss of history ‘must be addressed’
Last year
2023
Bitten and broken: Dog attack victims say lax law enforcement leaves them without hope
Noteworthy investigation finds dog bite reports continue to rise across Ireland, with sheepdogs one of the most commonly reported for aggressive behaviour.
Dog attacks in some council areas have more than doubled in less than a year
Significant increase in incidents of aggressive behaviour, with one council's reports quadrupling
Experts warn owners need education, not tighter controls
Hospital admissions for dog bites soar by 50%
Over 60 migrant children missing after disappearing from State care
The boys and girls – who sought protection after fleeing war-torn countries – vanished in Ireland since 2017.
Noteworthy analysis finds a large number of missing migrant children were not the subject of public garda appeals to help locate them
This year alone, 20 refugee children disappeared and remain missing from Tusla care - the highest yearly number to date
Children’s rights organisations express concerns over underage migrants and raise trafficking fears