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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Pigeons

All time
# manor street
Dublin City Council takes legal action against man over nuisance pigeons in Stoneybatter
The council had erected a number of signs in the area which state: “Do Not Feed Pigeons Or Other Birds By Order.”
# coo-ld war
CIA reveals it tried to train animals to spy on the Russians in the 1970s
The CIA hoped birds of prey could be trained for “emplacement” missions like dropping a listening device on a windowsill.
Pooping pigeon almost forces exam venue change after taking up residence at Dublin school
Several previous attempts to remove the bird from the exam hall “proved futile”, one teacher said.
# John O'Brien
'Keeping pigeons keeps me out of the pub': The pigeon fancier trying to revive the past-time
John O’Brien is trying to get more people interested in keeping and racing pigeons.
# Prime Numbers
How much did the 'Lionel Messi of pigeons' sell for? It's the week in numbers
Plus: The number of months that it could take to establish a gambling regulator.
# Infestation
Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years
Among the many different pests encountered on the hospital’s campus in recent times were ants, cockroaches, mice, pigeons, and woodlice.
# thousands of droppings
Pigeons are taking over Kilkenny and the locals are not at all happy about it
“Are pigeons misunderstood?” asks the Kilkenny People.
# bird flu outbreak
Poultry owners warned to keep their birds indoors
It’s a precautionary measure after outbreaks of bird flu in the UK.
# Pigeons
Croke Park to deploy a very different hawk eye in upcoming games
Forget seagulls, pigeons are your new aerial threat.
# pigeons on ice
Very confused pigeons try to walk on ice
Dear God what happened to the floor?
# whoops
Local council red-faced after removing 'racist' Banksy graffiti
Banksy’s mural was making commentary on anti-immigration sentiment.
# foul play
Chinese pigeons were given a rectal exam before a national day celebration
The 10,000 pigeons were checked for ‘suspicious material’.
# bread bandit
Gardaí in Dublin apprehended a seriously dangerous criminal this morning
Truly shocking scenes.
# pigeon english
University forced to cancel exams after pigeons invade hall
All the more time to study.
# Pigeons
Pigeon v Plane: The costly battle to keep the airspace bird-free
A recent incident involving pigeons which forced an Aer Lingus plane to abandon its flight to London has highlighted the measures Dublin Airport takes to keep the skies around the runway bird-free.
# Angry Birds
Cat Among The Pigeons Pic of the Day
No comment.
# TV Recap
Lessons from Love/Hate: Fish tanks, Bambi eyes and bad parenting
Includes the most sinister pigeons in Irish TV history. (Spoiler alert)
# Poo
Kings of Leon fall foul of falling fowl
Why cancel a gig? Hangover? Faulty equipment? No – pigeon droppings.