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#badger culling

# badger-culling - Monday 4 August, 2014

Ireland culled up to 39,000 badgers in six years

The Department of Agriculture is trialling a vaccination programme in a number of counties to see how effective it is but most badgers captured are shot.

# badger-culling - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

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

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

# badger-culling - Saturday 19 October, 2013

On patrol with Britain's badger cull saboteurs

The cull in Gloucestershire is aimed at tackling the spread of TB in cattle but opponents say this will do little to combat the disease.

# badger-culling - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Ireland in breach of European convention over badger culling reports

The government has failed to submit any reports over the last ten years and the Council of Europe has now requested them as a “matter of urgency”.

# badger-culling - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Government strategy will lead to more badger killings - Irish Wildlife Trust

The Irish Wildlife Trust believes that the ‘Food Harvest 2020 Plan’ will lead to an increase in bovine TB which will, in turn, lead to more healthy badgers being culled.