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#Circus

# circus - Friday 5 July, 2019

Tigers maul circus trainer to death in Italy
# Puglia
# Puglia

Tigers maul circus trainer to death in Italy

Jul 5th 2019, 8:07 PM 33,823 Views 57 Comments

Ettore Weber (61) was a well-known circus tiger trainer.

# circus - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway
# Rescue
# Rescue

One elephant dies and others let loose after circus truck crashes on Spanish motorway

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:43 AM 38,715 Views 23 Comments

There were five elephants in the truck in total.

# circus - Friday 10 November, 2017

'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses

Nov 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 14,904 Views 68 Comments

Wild animals will be banned in circuses from 1 January 2018. Hare coursing remains legal.

# circus - Thursday 9 November, 2017

The use of wild animals will be banned in Irish circuses from January 2018
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

The use of wild animals will be banned in Irish circuses from January 2018

Nov 9th 2017, 6:12 PM 21,334 Views 70 Comments

“The use of wild animals for entertainment purposes in circuses can no longer be permitted.”

# circus - Saturday 3 June, 2017

This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free
# Carlow Arts Festival
# Carlow Arts Festival

This Irish festival wants everybody to enjoy the arts - so it's making 75% of its shows free

Jun 3rd 2017, 1:00 PM 11,085 Views 6 Comments

It’s also engaging in a fascinating project with a circus group called Extraordinary Bodies.

# circus - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'The greatest show on earth' has ended after 146 years
# Big Stop
# Big Stop

'The greatest show on earth' has ended after 146 years

May 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 24,682 Views 14 Comments

The circus had stopped using elephants last year but continued to use other animals.

# circus - Sunday 15 January, 2017

"The Greatest Show on Earth" to wind up after 146 years
# Barnum And Bailey
# Barnum And Bailey

"The Greatest Show on Earth" to wind up after 146 years

Jan 15th 2017, 3:09 PM 25,982 Views 45 Comments

Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey Circus is one of the world’s best known circuses.

# circus - Monday 2 January, 2017

'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer'
# Anmal Welfare
# Anmal Welfare

'Fantastic progress' in 2016 but animals in Irish circuses 'continue to suffer'

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 8,694 Views 8 Comments

Four circuses were inspected by officials in 2016, but the minister says “no significant animal welfare issues were identified”.

# circus - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Angry Aldo asks to be released by the UFC as McGregor rematch slips away again
# Circus
From The42
# Circus

Angry Aldo asks to be released by the UFC as McGregor rematch slips away again

Sep 28th 2016, 12:29 PM 17,087 Views 14 Comments

The Brazilian expected to face McGregor next but the Irish fighter will take on Eddie Alvarez instead.

# circus - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Jul 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 9,809 Views 50 Comments

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

# circus - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street
# Born Free
# Born Free

Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street

May 5th 2016, 5:54 PM 19,927 Views 32 Comments

Police and circus staff managed to coax the animal back to its enclosure.

# circus - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght
# Public Order
# Public Order

Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght

Mar 23rd 2016, 6:42 PM 54,452 Views 130 Comments

Circus Belly Wein has three elephants as part of its show.

# circus - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

There were three elephants just lounging on a green in Tallaght today
# Elephant In The Room
From The Daily Edge
# Elephant In The Room

There were three elephants just lounging on a green in Tallaght today

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 6,795 Views 5 Comments

Standard?

# circus - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?

Mar 15th 2016, 8:43 AM 35,406 Views 97 Comments

A youth group will hold a protest against these circuses this weekend.

# circus - Friday 4 March, 2016

The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now
# Opinion
# Opinion

The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now

Mar 4th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,679 Views 69 Comments

At least 12 local authorities have introduced bans on the use of council land by circuses – but a full ban is needed, writes Elisa Allen.

# circus - Thursday 26 March, 2015

The biggest circus in the world is on the market for €1.82 billion
# Cirque Du Soleil
# Cirque Du Soleil

The biggest circus in the world is on the market for €1.82 billion

Mar 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 11,777 Views 9 Comments

Cirque du Soleil has reportedly been put on the market by its founder Guy Laliberte.

# circus - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Er, we're not sure this 'Irish translation' is completely word-for-word...
# Hiberno-english
From The Daily Edge
# Hiberno-english

Er, we're not sure this 'Irish translation' is completely word-for-word...

Jan 27th 2015, 2:31 PM 5,788 Views 0 Comments

Excuse me?

# circus - Friday 16 January, 2015

Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses
# Big Tops
# Big Tops

Animal rights groups welcome cut in funding for animal circuses

Jan 16th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,899 Views 32 Comments

Which is €15,000 less than last year.

# circus - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

An Italian circus has been passing off two painted dogs as pandas
# What A Circus
From The Daily Edge
# What A Circus

An Italian circus has been passing off two painted dogs as pandas

Dec 23rd 2014, 8:00 PM 25,687 Views 26 Comments

The ‘pandas’ were actually chow chow puppies.

# circus - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Fossett's Circus 'open for business' despite facing potential collapse
# Show Must Go On
# Show Must Go On

Fossett's Circus 'open for business' despite facing potential collapse

Oct 21st 2014, 9:59 PM 23,680 Views 34 Comments

The family are considering asking the court to appoint an examiner to the business.

# circus - Sunday 12 October, 2014

'I joined the circus to escape The Troubles'
# Tumble Circus
# Tumble Circus

'I joined the circus to escape The Troubles'

Oct 12th 2014, 9:15 AM 9,321 Views 3 Comments

Meet the performers from Tumble Circus.

# circus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Fire service called out to water sea lions at circus
# Taking A Dip
# Taking A Dip

Fire service called out to water sea lions at circus

Aug 7th 2014, 8:40 PM 31,581 Views 70 Comments

Duffy’s Circus said it had an “unexpected problem” with the water pressure on site in Waterford.

# circus - Monday 7 July, 2014

Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic
# Wrong Place
# Wrong Place

Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic

Jul 7th 2014, 6:54 PM 18,126 Views 37 Comments

It’s led to new calls for a ban on wild animals in circuses.

# circus - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Is there a camel on the loose in Tallaght?
# Camel Down Everyone
From The Daily Edge
# Camel Down Everyone

Is there a camel on the loose in Tallaght?

Mar 19th 2014, 8:24 AM 21,823 Views 42 Comments

Humpday has hit it hard.

# circus - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land

Mar 11th 2014, 2:34 PM 14,146 Views 99 Comments

The move came after students set up a petition calling for an end to animal-act circuses.

# circus - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"

Feb 8th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,224 Views 101 Comments

The circus has said that they treat their animals’ welfare as a “top priority”.

# circus - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Ireland's answer to Cirque du Soleil takes to the air
# Cirque D'eire
# Cirque D'eire

Ireland's answer to Cirque du Soleil takes to the air

Jul 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 13,495 Views 10 Comments

Landfall, an exciting new circus theatre show, will debut in Dublin in August.

# circus - Monday 1 July, 2013

Cirque du Soleil performer plummets to death during Vegas show
# Las Vegas
# Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil performer plummets to death during Vegas show

Jul 1st 2013, 4:42 PM 21,803 Views 9 Comments

The mother of two fell around 50 feet as she was being hoisted up towards the roof of the stage on a wire for a battle scene in the show.

# circus - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Bernabeu gives Mourinho mixed send-off after 3 turbulent years
# Circus
From The42
# Circus

Bernabeu gives Mourinho mixed send-off after 3 turbulent years

Jun 1st 2013, 7:25 PM 2,904 Views 6 Comments

The Portuguese boss was thanked and booed on his way to a 4-2 win over Osasuna.

# circus - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom
# The Hangover Part IV
From The Daily Edge
# The Hangover Part IV

Woman comes face to face with circus tiger in bathroom

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:17 AM 13,048 Views 15 Comments

What do tigers dream of, when they take a little tiger snooze?

# circus - Monday 26 November, 2012

New welfare bill will not ban animals performing in circuses - Coveney
# Circus
# Circus

New welfare bill will not ban animals performing in circuses - Coveney

Nov 26th 2012, 7:10 AM 4,404 Views 36 Comments

The bill will strengthen obligations placed upon animal keepers and owners in terms of food, housing and general care rather than outlaw the use of animals in circuses.

# circus - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Column: How we fell in love, separated, and became circus performers
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How we fell in love, separated, and became circus performers

Sep 16th 2012, 7:30 PM 183 Views 1 Comment

Tina Segner and Ken Fanning tell their story: Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy and girl join the circus…

# circus - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Circus trainer trampled by elephant in Cork
# Circus Incident
# Circus Incident

Circus trainer trampled by elephant in Cork

Apr 1st 2012, 10:19 AM 13,357 Views 61 Comments

The incident occurred at the same circus where an elephant escaped from this week. The trainer’s injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

# circus - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,900 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

VIDEO: Nellie the elephant makes a run for it in Cork
# Elephant Escape
From The Daily Edge
# Elephant Escape

VIDEO: Nellie the elephant makes a run for it in Cork

Mar 28th 2012, 11:52 AM 9,252 Views 36 Comments

Circus animal – whose name is actually Susan – might have done some damage to vehicle after making break for it through car park.

# circus - Sunday 25 March, 2012

You Can’t Fight Gravity Pics of the Day
# Clowning Around
# Clowning Around

You Can’t Fight Gravity Pics of the Day

Mar 25th 2012, 5:40 PM 5,327 Views 7 Comments

No comment.

# circus - Monday 6 February, 2012

In pictures: Clown memorial service
# Clowning Around
From The Daily Edge
# Clowning Around

In pictures: Clown memorial service

Feb 6th 2012, 6:39 PM 3,300 Views 13 Comments

Clowns in full costume attended yesterday’s Grimaldi Day service in east London.