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#Dublin Zoo

# dublin-zoo - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Dublin Zoo strongly denies animal welfare claims raised in Seanad
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Dublin Zoo strongly denies animal welfare claims raised in Seanad

Jul 14th 2022, 6:10 PM 32,738 Views 0 Comments

Senator Annie Hoey read from a protected disclosure from a member of staff at the zoo.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 10 January, 2022

Flamingos and penguins among birds taken inside at Dublin Zoo, Fota Wildlife and Belfast Zoo
# Bird Flu Fears
# Bird Flu Fears

Flamingos and penguins among birds taken inside at Dublin Zoo, Fota Wildlife and Belfast Zoo

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 1:50 PM 28,460 Views 10 Comments

Three outbreaks of bird flu have been detected in the past three months in Ireland.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 26 April, 2021

Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today
# Reopening
# Reopening

Zoos and wildlife parks, tennis and golf: Here's what restrictions are changing today

Apr 26th 2021, 6:10 AM 33,488 Views 35 Comments

Zoos and wildlife parks are permitted to reopen from today.

# dublin-zoo - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park to get €3 million funding boost
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park to get €3 million funding boost

Dec 15th 2020, 4:46 PM 7,173 Views 10 Comments

The announcement follows a fundraising campaign launched last month by Dublin Zoo.

# dublin-zoo - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Irish zoos to get €1.6 million bump in funding after campaign to save Dublin Zoo gathers massive support
# Zoo Funding
# Zoo Funding

Irish zoos to get €1.6 million bump in funding after campaign to save Dublin Zoo gathers massive support

Nov 21st 2020, 12:59 PM 30,609 Views 42 Comments

During the week over €2 million was raised in an appeal to support Dublin Zoo.

# dublin-zoo - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

A 'mindblowing' €1 million raised for Dublin Zoo in less than 12 hours
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

A 'mindblowing' €1 million raised for Dublin Zoo in less than 12 hours

Nov 18th 2020, 8:53 PM 106,758 Views 100 Comments

The zoo is estimating its losses in potential revenue for the year are around €8.2m.

'We will not let that happen': Taoiseach says government will intervene to ensure Dublin Zoo remains open
# Staying Afloat
# Staying Afloat

'We will not let that happen': Taoiseach says government will intervene to ensure Dublin Zoo remains open

Updated Nov 18th 2020, 12:53 PM 84,057 Views 85 Comments

Dublin Zoo launched the ‘Save Dublin Zoo’ fundraising campaign today.

# dublin-zoo - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Crowds gather at Dublin Zoo as it reopens to the public for the first time in 11 weeks
# Roaring Success
# Roaring Success

Crowds gather at Dublin Zoo as it reopens to the public for the first time in 11 weeks

Jun 2nd 2020, 2:26 PM 35,069 Views 18 Comments

Its gates were shut to the public in March.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 1 June, 2020

Dublin Zoo to reopen to public tomorrow with reduced capacity and new health protocols
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo to reopen to public tomorrow with reduced capacity and new health protocols

Jun 1st 2020, 2:59 PM 32,494 Views 56 Comments

Tickets to attend Dublin Zoo must now be pre-booked online in advance, solely via its website.

# dublin-zoo - Friday 25 October, 2019

Pope visit and extreme weather send profits at Dublin Zoo company tumbling
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Pope visit and extreme weather send profits at Dublin Zoo company tumbling

Oct 25th 2019, 5:37 PM 27,495 Views 61 Comments

Profits last year decreased by 71% from €2.6 million to €765,000.

# dublin-zoo - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Seven wolves have been released into their 'large and stimulating' new home at Dublin Zoo
# Photos
# Photos

Seven wolves have been released into their 'large and stimulating' new home at Dublin Zoo

Sep 5th 2019, 12:37 PM 28,490 Views 39 Comments

The pack’s new 4,000 square metre space includes a water feature and three visitor shelters.

# dublin-zoo - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Dublin Zoo's latest tiger cubs are now seven months old - here's how they're getting on
# Amur Tigers
# Amur Tigers

Dublin Zoo's latest tiger cubs are now seven months old - here's how they're getting on

May 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 19,740 Views 10 Comments

They’re almost grown-up.

# dublin-zoo - Saturday 13 April, 2019

'It's about being respectful... then the intimacy happens': The story behind those baby gorilla photos
# Perfect Moment
# Perfect Moment

'It's about being respectful... then the intimacy happens': The story behind those baby gorilla photos

Apr 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 29,766 Views 10 Comments

We spoke to photographer Patrick Bolger on what it was like taking those intimate photographs of mother and baby.

# dublin-zoo - Thursday 24 January, 2019

First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend
# Tiger Cubs
# Tiger Cubs

First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend

Jan 24th 2019, 3:08 PM 14,044 Views 16 Comments

The zoo is inviting the public to suggest names for the cubs.

# dublin-zoo - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'Wasn't happy with the lack of pints': Visitors complain about Ireland's most popular tourist attractions
# None Too Plussed
# None Too Plussed

'Wasn't happy with the lack of pints': Visitors complain about Ireland's most popular tourist attractions

Dec 26th 2018, 10:00 AM 98,962 Views 58 Comments

Ireland has plenty to offer visitors at home and abroad – but there’s just no pleasing some people.

# dublin-zoo - Friday 7 December, 2018

Two weather warnings issued as winds batter coastal counties
# It's Blustery Out
# It's Blustery Out

Two weather warnings issued as winds batter coastal counties

Dec 7th 2018, 5:45 PM 36,349 Views 14 Comments

The dangerous weather has led Dublin Zoo to cancel its Wild Lights event today and tomorrow.

# dublin-zoo - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

The animal-shaped silk lanterns of Wild Lights return to Dublin Zoo
# Chinese Lanterns
# Chinese Lanterns

The animal-shaped silk lanterns of Wild Lights return to Dublin Zoo

Oct 30th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,447 Views 3 Comments

This year’s theme ‘Ocean of Light’ explores sea life while three new areas have also been added.

# dublin-zoo - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Boy who witnessed toddler sister being attacked by tapir awarded €25,000
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Boy who witnessed toddler sister being attacked by tapir awarded €25,000

Jul 10th 2018, 9:16 PM 29,212 Views 0 Comments

Ruari Owens suffered psychological injury over the incident, the court heard.

# dublin-zoo - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 3:00 PM 17,710 Views 20 Comments

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

# dublin-zoo - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo
# Islamic Extremism
# Islamic Extremism

Gardaí investigate potential Islamic extremist link to €500k invoice fraud against Dublin Zoo

Mar 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 41,737 Views 39 Comments

A “substantial amount” of the money has been recovered but detectives are now probing the origins of the scam.

# dublin-zoo - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia
# On The Run
# On The Run

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

Jan 17th 2018, 10:07 AM 33,574 Views 28 Comments

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 25 December, 2017

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out
# Lions And Tigers And Bears
From The Daily Edge
# Lions And Tigers And Bears

What do all the animals in Irish zoos get up to on Christmas Day? We found out

Dec 25th 2017, 1:00 PM 3,879 Views 0 Comments

Do they know it’s Christmas time at all? (Sorry.)

# dublin-zoo - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Meet Dublin Zoo's latest arrivals ... giant festive Chinese lanterns inspired by animals
# Light It Up
# Light It Up

Meet Dublin Zoo's latest arrivals ... giant festive Chinese lanterns inspired by animals

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:00 PM 14,338 Views 3 Comments

The zoo will light up every evening till the beginning of January.

# dublin-zoo - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs
# Giraffic Park
# Giraffic Park

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs

Jul 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,499 Views 19 Comments

The new exhibit features ‘Stan’ a life-sized replica fossil skeleton of a male adult tyrannosaurus rex.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 3 April, 2017

Everyone fell in love with Dublin Zoo's elderly sloth on RTÉ last night
# Lazy Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Lazy Sunday

Everyone fell in love with Dublin Zoo's elderly sloth on RTÉ last night

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:58 AM 4,517 Views 1 Comment

Trooper.

# dublin-zoo - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival
# Baby Elephant
# Baby Elephant

Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival

Mar 16th 2017, 5:37 PM 18,118 Views 17 Comments

Just look at her.

# dublin-zoo - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'

Mar 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,646 Views 42 Comments

Even in the best circumstances, it’s impossible for zoos to meet all the unique needs of the various species they hold captive, writes Elisa Allen.

# dublin-zoo - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Over 100 animals die in Dublin Zoo in two years (including some critically endangered ones)
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Over 100 animals die in Dublin Zoo in two years (including some critically endangered ones)

Mar 12th 2017, 2:48 PM 48,839 Views 52 Comments

Giraffes, penguins and white rhinos are among the 108 animals to die at the zoo.

# dublin-zoo - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

All birds at Dublin Zoo have been moved indoors over flu threat
# In You Get
# In You Get

All birds at Dublin Zoo have been moved indoors over flu threat

Jan 11th 2017, 3:01 PM 8,735 Views 11 Comments

The measure was taken to prevent birds from contracting bird flu from wild birds.

# dublin-zoo - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

14 times Dublin Zoo was the best place in 2016
# At The Zoo
From The Daily Edge
# At The Zoo

14 times Dublin Zoo was the best place in 2016

Dec 28th 2016, 9:30 AM 4,250 Views 1 Comment

What a year.

# dublin-zoo - Friday 7 October, 2016

People are loving this video of Dublin Zoo's newest baby elephant taking her first steps
# Baby Steps
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Steps

People are loving this video of Dublin Zoo's newest baby elephant taking her first steps

Oct 7th 2016, 5:02 PM 3,715 Views 0 Comments

Incredible.

# dublin-zoo - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened
# Bosco's Door
From The Daily Edge
# Bosco's Door

14 of the most Dublin Zoo things that ever happened

Sep 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 7,924 Views 0 Comments

It’s the most wonderful place.

# dublin-zoo - Sunday 25 September, 2016

It's part of the furniture but without a Dutchman and Bertie, Dublin Zoo could have shut forever
# Tourism
# Tourism

It's part of the furniture but without a Dutchman and Bertie, Dublin Zoo could have shut forever

Sep 25th 2016, 6:30 PM 22,668 Views 22 Comments

The organisation came back from the brink during the noughties after years of financial instability.

# dublin-zoo - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf
# Trunk In Love
# Trunk In Love

It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf

Sep 21st 2016, 2:47 PM 14,536 Views 8 Comments

She is the first calf born to the first Asian elephant born in the zoo.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 29 August, 2016

Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Rhino
# Dublin Rhino

Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo

Aug 29th 2016, 3:48 PM 13,681 Views 16 Comments

There were as little as 50 southern white rhinoceroses left in the wild in the early 1900s – now there are as many as 20,000.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 1 August, 2016

Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure
# Internal Review
# Internal Review

Dublin Zoo examining incident where boy was seen inside rhino enclosure

Aug 1st 2016, 6:14 PM 51,264 Views 59 Comments

Photographs of the incident were shared on Twitter.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 18 July, 2016

There's a new baby gorilla in our midst...
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

There's a new baby gorilla in our midst...

Jul 18th 2016, 2:18 PM 14,181 Views 20 Comments

It’s just three days old.

# dublin-zoo - Monday 6 June, 2016

The elephants at Dublin Zoo have been cooling off in the most adorable way
# Splashy Splashy
From The Daily Edge
# Splashy Splashy

The elephants at Dublin Zoo have been cooling off in the most adorable way

Jun 6th 2016, 3:47 PM 5,838 Views 0 Comments

That hot weather.

# dublin-zoo - Saturday 4 June, 2016

This mam has made a heartbreaking plea to find her daughter's doll in Dublin Zoo
# Matilda Doll
From The Daily Edge
# Matilda Doll

This mam has made a heartbreaking plea to find her daughter's doll in Dublin Zoo

Jun 4th 2016, 3:10 PM 5,141 Views 0 Comments

Tragic.

# dublin-zoo - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Harry, the leader of Dublin Zoo's gorilla troop, has died from an unknown illness
# King Of The Swingers
# King Of The Swingers

Harry, the leader of Dublin Zoo's gorilla troop, has died from an unknown illness

May 31st 2016, 7:28 AM 20,002 Views 42 Comments

A post-mortem is being carried out.

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