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#Pigs

# pigs - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Pig brains partially revived hours after animals died

Certain brain cells’ normal functions had restarted and the immune system appeared to work.

# pigs - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing Starter's Orders This post contains videos

'You're through the ring of fire': Take a tour of the 'Pig Olympics' course at the Ploughing

‘Ring of fire’, it turned out, was a slight exaggeration.

# pigs - Sunday 18 December, 2016

The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale

A month after the quakes, the Fausti family managed to get itself up and running again – but it was no easy task.

# pigs - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

Forty cows, 260 pigs and 200 goats will be getting on a plane from Shannon Airport to Rwanda

The Bóthar ‘Ark’ will fly from Shannon Airport to mark its 25th anniversary

# pigs - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Scientists have been shooting pigs in the head for an experiment

Five pigs were shot from close range with a Glock semi-automatic handgun.

# pigs - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.

# pigs - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.

# pigs - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's what happens when you dial 911 on a kid's play phone Woop Woop

# pigs - Thursday 26 March, 2015

# pigs - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

# pigs - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

# pigs - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online

Livestock-live.com has already sold as much as €500,000 worth of livestock since it was launched in the United Kingdom.

# pigs - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Don't worry, Michael D's not lost... The State visit party was SUPPOSED to end up on a farm

‘Her Majesty said it was around here somewhere…’

# pigs - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Police investigate reports of "screaming" from house, find pigs having sex Pig Out

Police investigate reports of "screaming" from house, find pigs having sex

Terrible crime being committed? No. Just one very happy pig.

# pigs - Thursday 19 December, 2013

RTÉ programme urged not to air scene of presenter killing turkey

An animal rights group said there is “nothing festive” about killing an animal on-screen.

# pigs - Thursday 29 August, 2013

SuperValu to become first retailer to trace its bacon by DNA

The retailer came up with the idea after recognising potential weaknesses in paper based traceability systems following the pigmeat dioxin crisis.

# pigs - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Farmer builds waterslide to keep pigs cool Bacon Hot

Farmer builds waterslide to keep pigs cool

He wins.

# pigs - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: A micro-pig takes being cute to a whole new incredibly cute level Too Much Cute This post contains videos

WATCH: A micro-pig takes being cute to a whole new incredibly cute level

There’s cute and then there is this micro pig.

# pigs - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

# pigs - Monday 18 March, 2013

Dead pigs in river show dark side of China food industry

Thousands of dead pigs found in a Shanghai river have cast a spotlight on China’s poorly regulated farm production.

# pigs - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Oregon farmer, 69, ‘eaten by his own pigs’

It’s thought that Terry Garner, 69, may have had a medical emergency before collapsing and being eaten.

# pigs - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Aporkalypse Now! Twitter reacts in horror to news of bacon shortage Save Our Bacon This post contains images

Aporkalypse Now! Twitter reacts in horror to news of bacon shortage

Ireland’s sow herds are shrinking. Let’s not do anything rash(er).

# pigs - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Blood, books, bombs and boxing: The week in numbers

Another batch of numbers to help digest the stories of the last seven days.

# pigs - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Pig heads dumped outside French mosque provoke outrage

Jewish and Muslim groups have reacted angrily to the incident in town where Islamist gunman killed two paratroopers earlier this year.

# pigs - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Spain will make a formal request for bank bailout of up to €100 billion

Spain is braced to become the fourth eurozone country to ask for assistance – but its bailout will not come with a programme for austerity.

# pigs - Friday 13 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of piglets from around the world Piglet Friday This post contains images