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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Cow

All time
# mooving up in the world
Droimeann cattle officially recognised as native rare Irish breed
There are currently 243 breeding females and 23 breeding males in Ireland.
# udder the sea
A cow that tumbled out to sea was rescued by a lifeboat crew in Kinsale
It took three and a half hours to rescue the frightened friesen.
# udder chaos
Rampaging cow injures man and damages cars after breaking free from Ennis Mart
Gardaí say the cow made its way to Dunnes Stores before being caught.
# give us a steer
Quiz: How much do you know about cows and bulls?
A mix of farming and cultural references about the animal we all take for granted.
# high steaks
'The biggest cow in Australia, if not the world': Why Knickers the steer is captivating the planet
And where did the name Knickers come from?
# Stamullen
Gardaí are investigating the mysterious killing of a cow in Co Meath
The cow was found strangled on a family farm on Monday.
# Bus transfers
Limerick to Ennis train line reopens after injured cow is removed
Bus transfers between the two stations were in operation for a period this afternoon.
# holy cowmmunion
This 10-year-old boy decided to buy a cow with his communion money
Ewan Hanny has wanted to be a farmer all his life.
# sacred
Muslim man killed after being attacked by hundreds of 'cow vigilantes' in India
Cows are considered sacred in the Hindu religion.
# bovine protection
Google Street View decided to blur this cow's face to protect its identity
Google admitted that its software had been “overzealous” in doing this.
# Navan
Motorcyclist died in single-vehicle collision in Co Meath
The accident happened at about 10.15pm last night.
# rawhide
"She was giving me a right doing" - Healy-Rae has his say on his close encounter with a cow
The TD is due to be released today from Cork University Hospital.
# Lucky Escape
'She was trembling': Blind cow rescued from River Suir
It’s likely she had been in the water since yesterday.
# free range
Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's
A tragic and ironic end.
# Farm death
Investigation launched after woman killed by cow in Monaghan
The Health and Safety Authority were officially informed of the incident today.
# moooving
Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police
Bessie posed ‘a significant risk’ to the public after escaping from a farm.
# science says
Breast milk probably shouldn't be bought and sold online
Unsurprising advice, really.
# Beef Ban
Indian farmers now have to provide mugshots of their cows
# must watch
Udderly hilarious: This Meath man’s Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty
It’s the most delightfully Irish thing you’ll see today, we promise.
# where's the beef
This five-year-old girl let a cow into the house without her mum knowing
And now she has to explain why.
# Prime Numbers
John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers
Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?
Meet Blosom, the world's tallest cow
Blosom’s owner decided to keep her as a pet when she was just a calf and she’s now 13-years-old.
# stuck on you
Fire crews rush to rescue poor pregnant cow stuck in window
The animal was found cow-ering in fear. (Sorry.)
# survivor
Cow missing for two months turns up alive on island with surprise companion
The cow survived by basically eating everything on the island
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everybody’s talking about the Poolbeg incinerator, asylum applications, and a rescued cow.
# moo-ving on up
VIDEO: Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat
The steaks were high in this one. (Sorry).
# smooooth criminal
Rowdy cow interrupts Kerry radio station phone call live on air
An actual cow.
# 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.
# inspired by cadbury
Stuck bull saved by policewoman who held its head above water for three hours
Watch the dramatic video of its rescue.
# udder success
Coast Guard dispatched to rescue cow stuck in mud
The cow was rescued from Friesian-cold* waters in Cork Harbour yesterday afternoon.
# city livin'
4 Irish animals having an extremely busy day
Things aren’t going their way.
Column: Make no mistake - it is time to make beef-eating taboo
Being a regular steak consumer should be considered more environmentally egregious than being an SUV driver, writes Frank Armstrong.
# Russia
Russia: Girl, 5, found living in cowshed
Authorities believe the child has spend most of her life living with cows – saying she can neither speak nor eat with a knife and fork.
# he's a belieber
WATCH: Absolutely the best Justin Bieber fan video you’ll see today
He’s sitting on a cow.
# udder chaos
VIDEO: Cow takes a wander around Ennis hardware store
The animal left a present for employees in the staffroom.
# Train
Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike
The animal was hit by a train travelling between Athlone and Westport.
# Cambodia
Photos: Cambodian toddler suckles from cow after parents leave village
Tha Sophat has lived partly on milk he suckles directly from a cow since his parents moved to Thailand in search of work.
Cow gets head stuck in ladder – needs rescue
The Scottish SPCA has saved a cow after he got his head stuck in a ladder. Seriously. There are pictures.