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# cattle - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Man dies following farming accident in Clare

The accident happened near the village of Cooraclare in the west of the county.

# cattle - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Firefighters rescue cattle from slurry tank on Tyrone farm

Farm animals in distress can pose a serious risk to anyone trying to rescue them.

# cattle - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows

The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle.

# cattle - Friday 22 December, 2017

Vampire bat rabies kills hundreds of cows a year as it spreads across Peru

It’s thought that raising awareness of the disease could reduce the cost associated with vampire bat rabies.

# cattle - Monday 9 October, 2017

Man rescued from Tipperary mountains after getting lost while searching for missing cattle

The man was reported missing in the Arra Mountains last night at about 10pm.

# cattle - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Should Ireland start feeding its cows seaweed? The government isn't sure

Studies in Australia and Canada look promising, but the Department of Agriculture still have some questions.

# cattle - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

# cattle - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France

There have been 657 reported outbreaks in France since the start of this year.

# cattle - Friday 2 June, 2017

The average Irish dairy farmer earned €52,000 last year but their colleagues aren't happy

It is claimed sheep farmers can earn as little as €16,000 a year.

# cattle - Friday 12 May, 2017

'A herculean accomplishment': Trump administration congratulates itself over China trade deal

Relations between the two governments have been warmer than expected since Trump took over the presidency.

# cattle - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow

Deer experts say the calls are based on bad science.

# cattle - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting Gas

Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting

Agriculture is the single largest contributor to Ireland’s overall greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for over 30%.

# cattle - Friday 6 January, 2017

Multi vehicle crash with stray cattle caused M3 motorway to close

A 12 kilometre tailback is being reported.

# cattle - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen

The ICSA has called on the government to reopen the Irish embassy in Iran.

# cattle - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm

The woman in her was killed while working on her farm.

# cattle - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Vodafone bull ad branded "disgraceful" for making light of "very dangerous animals" Cow-ards This post contains videos

Vodafone bull ad branded "disgraceful" for making light of "very dangerous animals"

The Advertising Standards Authority found the ad to be in breach of their guidelines.

# cattle - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

The makers of Kerrygold have opened a huge €39 million butter factory in Cork

Ireland’s dairy herd is currently undergoing a rapid expansion following the end of EU milk quotas, but has been criticised due to the effect on Co2 emissions.

# cattle - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Herd of cattle stampeded through a Clare golf course, destroying 10 of its greens

“There was a look of shock and horror on the members’ faces after they had seen what the cattle have done.”

# cattle - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Healy-Rae says the people who gave the order to shoot cattle are 'a disgrace'

Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae spoke in the Dáil today about about the shooting dead of five cattle in Monaghan.

# cattle - Friday 22 April, 2016

Remainder of Ireland's Fittest Family winner's cattle herd to be sold on Monday

He had described the mood after the news broke earlier this month as “like the day after a funeral”.

# cattle - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

"It's like the day after a funeral" - Ireland's Fittest Family farmer laments sale of herd of 1,000 cattle by bank

Farmer and Ireland’s Fittest Family winner Peter Kingston faces a €2.45 million judgement against him secured by ACC Bank.

# cattle - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen

75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken during the robbery.

# cattle - Friday 26 June, 2015

Gardaí are looking for your help in finding 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep

The animals were stolen from a field in Westmeath this week.

# cattle - Monday 16 February, 2015

Traffic delays after truck full of cattle overturns on the N11

The driver of the truck was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

# cattle - Monday 22 December, 2014

Enda: 'If there's no structure to get cattle into the ring then you have a fight every morning' Moo

# cattle - Saturday 20 December, 2014

These hairy cows are a rare butterfly's best friend... here's why:

They’re also going to be helping snails. And all by eating grass.

# cattle - Monday 15 December, 2014

Cattle-rustling: Man to face charges after border arrest

An illegal slaughterhouse was also found recently.

# cattle - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Trombone-playing farmer serenades his cows with Jingle Bells Farmer Derek

Trombone-playing farmer serenades his cows with Jingle Bells

Because even cows want to get in on the holiday spirit.

# cattle - Friday 7 November, 2014

Sheep farmer wins appeal against State over foot and mouth compensation

Brendan Rafferty lost almost 700 sheep in 2001.

# cattle - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Our cows are emitting so much gas that Ireland is looking for help from the EU

The agriculture sector is looking for special treatment on new greenhouse gas targets.

# cattle - Friday 17 October, 2014

Stolen livestock slaughtered in illegal abattoirs could make it back to Irish consumers

The gardaí said there are three organised criminal gangs involved in the “rustling” of cattle.

# cattle - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online has already sold as much as €500,000 worth of livestock since it was launched in the United Kingdom.

# cattle - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge This farmer has a very unique way of gathering up his cattle Cattle Call

This farmer has a very unique way of gathering up his cattle

They love a bit of jazz, it turns out.

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.

# cattle - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Sheep and cattle farmers say they are struggling and want newly-elected MEPs to help

The ICSA says that money from Europe is being sent to already profitable dairy farms.

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association said meat factories are giving the impression that young bull beef is not wanted but we need to make sure live exports are viable.

# cattle - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge How many calves can you fit in the back of a small red Fiat? Holy Cow!

How many calves can you fit in the back of a small red Fiat?

A Kerry driver found out for us, thank God.

# cattle - Saturday 1 March, 2014

EU Commissioner to investigate ‘cows in limbo’

It’s claimed farmers whose cows are born in the Republic and slaughtered in Northern Ireland are being offered lower prices.

# cattle - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded

Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded

A nasty case of wind.

# cattle - 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.

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