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# sheep - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Agriculture minister relaunches 'Bonzo the dog' ad from 1984 to warn against sheep worrying
# Bonzo's Back
# Bonzo's Back

Agriculture minister relaunches 'Bonzo the dog' ad from 1984 to warn against sheep worrying

Mar 11th 2021, 9:45 PM 28,776 Views 73 Comments

The ad was originally broadcast in 1984.

# sheep - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle
# Breakdown
From The42
# Breakdown

Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle

Oct 21st 2020, 1:01 AM 17,092 Views 11 Comments

The Munster back row is heading into the restarted Six Nations in superb form.

# sheep - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Freckles - the 'luckiest sheep in north Dublin' - uses a custom wheelchair to get around the farm
# Dublin
# Dublin

Freckles - the 'luckiest sheep in north Dublin' - uses a custom wheelchair to get around the farm

Feb 25th 2020, 6:13 PM 29,196 Views 23 Comments

The sheep lives on a volunteer-run farm in St Anne’s Park, Dublin.

# sheep - Monday 25 November, 2019

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

Thousands of sheep feared dead after ship capsizes off Romanian coast

Nov 25th 2019, 3:34 PM 15,159 Views 44 Comments

Animal rights groups have criticised the sea transport of livestock.

# sheep - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Investigation launched into suspected theft of over 100 sheep from Meath farm
# Mountnugent
# Mountnugent

Investigation launched into suspected theft of over 100 sheep from Meath farm

Jun 15th 2019, 12:36 PM 19,850 Views 47 Comments

The suspected theft allegedly occurred between 10 and 13 June.

# sheep - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Bleak Irish wool sales raise concerns industry is 'declining into oblivion'
# Sheer Misery
# Sheer Misery

Bleak Irish wool sales raise concerns industry is 'declining into oblivion'

Nov 17th 2018, 8:15 AM 17,869 Views 47 Comments

A representative of sheep farmers said that “all indications point to an impending total price collapse”.

# sheep - Sunday 11 March, 2018

This sheep farmer is leading the push to set up Ireland's first hemp co-op
# Growing Interest
# Growing Interest

This sheep farmer is leading the push to set up Ireland's first hemp co-op

Mar 11th 2018, 10:30 AM 39,499 Views 25 Comments

Ed Hanbidge says there’s the potential to turn the crop into a major farming industry.

# sheep - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk
# Lambing Season
# Lambing Season

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk

Feb 15th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,066 Views 42 Comments

Sheep farmer representatives plan to meet with government officials to discuss their problems with the inspections.

# sheep - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'They don't respect the rules': A flock of Romanian sheep are nibbling away at US security
# Grazing Dangerously
# Grazing Dangerously

'They don't respect the rules': A flock of Romanian sheep are nibbling away at US security

Jan 16th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,712 Views 40 Comments

The farmer on the land had built a shelter for his sheep well before work began on the military site.

# sheep - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Sheep can recognise Barack Obama and Emma Watson's faces from photographs
# Clever Ewe
# Clever Ewe

Sheep can recognise Barack Obama and Emma Watson's faces from photographs

Nov 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,866 Views 34 Comments

Researchers also found sheep were able to recognise their handlers in photographs.

# sheep - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack
# Ballyholland
# Ballyholland

'This was quite a brutal act': Sheep ears cut off in violent Co Down attack

Jul 5th 2017, 9:25 PM 12,122 Views 22 Comments

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

# sheep - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association
# James Reynolds
# James Reynolds

National Party co-founder loses bid for injunction against farmers association

Jun 27th 2017, 9:23 PM 21,225 Views 0 Comments

The ICSA sought to remove James Reynolds from senior positions he had held with the organisation.

# sheep - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France
# Be Vigilant
# Be Vigilant

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France

Jun 24th 2017, 10:51 AM 10,319 Views 9 Comments

There have been 657 reported outbreaks in France since the start of this year.

# sheep - Friday 2 June, 2017

The average Irish dairy farmer earned €52,000 last year but their colleagues aren't happy
# Milking It
# Milking It

The average Irish dairy farmer earned €52,000 last year but their colleagues aren't happy

Jun 2nd 2017, 6:10 PM 41,783 Views 57 Comments

It is claimed sheep farmers can earn as little as €16,000 a year.

# sheep - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Scientists work out how you can tell if a sheep's sad - just look at their faces
# BAAAD MOOD
# BAAAD MOOD

Scientists work out how you can tell if a sheep's sad - just look at their faces

Jun 1st 2017, 8:19 PM 10,571 Views 22 Comments

Father Ted’s Fargo Boyle was just one of the few to crack the code before the scientists could.

# sheep - Friday 17 February, 2017

Firefighters used phone app with sheep noises to save lamb stuck in drain
# Not A Baaad Days Work
# Not A Baaad Days Work

Firefighters used phone app with sheep noises to save lamb stuck in drain

Feb 17th 2017, 11:10 PM 15,489 Views 17 Comments

But not before they tried out their own sheep impressions.

# sheep - Monday 16 January, 2017

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed

Jan 16th 2017, 4:34 PM 19,865 Views 31 Comments

Similar calls were made in rural Kerry last August after 40 sheep were killed in on a West Kerry farm.

# sheep - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen
# Trade With Tehran
# Trade With Tehran

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen

Jan 1st 2017, 6:15 AM 13,591 Views 21 Comments

The ICSA has called on the government to reopen the Irish embassy in Iran.

# sheep - Saturday 17 September, 2016

A sheep was sheared live on the Late Late last night and nobody is quite sure why
# Ewe Must Be Joking
From The Daily Edge
# Ewe Must Be Joking

A sheep was sheared live on the Late Late last night and nobody is quite sure why

Sep 17th 2016, 10:04 AM 3,255 Views 2 Comments

We’ve reached peak Irish TV.

# sheep - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore

Sep 11th 2016, 2:42 PM 30,734 Views 78 Comments

The animals were part of 1,700 young sheep flown from Ireland to be slaughtered in Monday’s Hari Raya celebration.

# sheep - Friday 26 August, 2016

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'
# Predators
# Predators

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Aug 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 35,946 Views 63 Comments

Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.

# sheep - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Almost 40 sheep killed in dog attack on west Kerry farm
# Annascaul
# Annascaul

Almost 40 sheep killed in dog attack on west Kerry farm

Aug 10th 2016, 3:15 PM 28,447 Views 52 Comments

People are being warned to tie up their dogs.

# sheep - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster
# Fallout
# Fallout

30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Apr 26th 2016, 6:45 AM 100,313 Views 43 Comments

Three decades on from the disaster, we take a look at the effect it had on Ireland – and how we’re facing a much greater threat to our health already.

# sheep - Monday 4 April, 2016

VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time
# Wool You Believe It
# Wool You Believe It

VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time

Apr 4th 2016, 8:37 PM 30,509 Views 33 Comments

He is the All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Champion in fairness.

# sheep - Monday 8 February, 2016

These singing sheep may have stolen the show at the Super Bowl
# Superbowl Ads
# Superbowl Ads

These singing sheep may have stolen the show at the Super Bowl

Feb 8th 2016, 7:54 AM 15,761 Views 13 Comments

Forget the half-time show – it’s all about the ads.

# sheep - Monday 25 January, 2016

Almost 90 complaints made about Late Late Show 'Lamb Carousel'
# Tagging
# Tagging

Almost 90 complaints made about Late Late Show 'Lamb Carousel'

Jan 25th 2016, 11:16 PM 77,751 Views 132 Comments

The segment on Friday’s showed newborn lambs hooked up to an invention and spun around.

# sheep - Friday 8 January, 2016

There's a lamb and a puppy in Kilkenny and they're best friends
# Four Legs Good
From The Daily Edge
# Four Legs Good

There's a lamb and a puppy in Kilkenny and they're best friends

Jan 8th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,096 Views 4 Comments

Meet Bear and Little Dorrit.

# sheep - Saturday 7 November, 2015

There are 550 sheep in this mind-bending picture of a snowy field From The Daily Edge

There are 550 sheep in this mind-bending picture of a snowy field

Nov 7th 2015, 12:10 PM 9,467 Views 2 Comments

It’s the bloody dress all over again.

# sheep - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Man arrested after dozens of cow and sheep stolen

Oct 1st 2015, 4:20 PM 15,708 Views 3 Comments

75 cattle and 25 sheep were taken during the robbery.

# sheep - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Before and after: The wooliest sheep in the world has just been sheared
# Hairy Shearer
# Hairy Shearer

Before and after: The wooliest sheep in the world has just been sheared

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:49 AM 35,605 Views 22 Comments

The animal was carrying more than 40kg of wool.

# sheep - Sunday 23 August, 2015

16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm
# Dungannon
# Dungannon

16 lambs with 'poisonous meat' stolen from Tyrone farm

Aug 23rd 2015, 12:29 PM 24,085 Views 75 Comments

The lambs would not be ready to enter the food chain for another six weeks.

# sheep - Friday 26 June, 2015

Gardaí are looking for your help in finding 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep
# Appeal
# Appeal

Gardaí are looking for your help in finding 75 stolen cattle and 25 sheep

Jun 26th 2015, 7:54 PM 17,987 Views 23 Comments

The animals were stolen from a field in Westmeath this week.

# sheep - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The DSPCA has taken custody of the sheep found in a block of Dublin flats
# On The Lamb
# On The Lamb

The DSPCA has taken custody of the sheep found in a block of Dublin flats

May 21st 2015, 2:50 PM 24,929 Views 61 Comments

The inner city interloper was found in Oliver Bond Street flats, near Thomas Street.

# sheep - Monday 11 May, 2015

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack
# Heart Attacks
# Heart Attacks

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

May 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 34,042 Views 68 Comments

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

# sheep - Sunday 29 March, 2015

WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off
# Modern Farming
# Modern Farming

WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off

Mar 29th 2015, 3:15 PM 12,425 Views 16 Comments

A sheep farmer in Carlow has tried out a very modern type of farming…

A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep
# Shepherd's Delight
From The Daily Edge
# Shepherd's Delight

A Carlow farmer is using a drone to herd his sheep

Mar 29th 2015, 3:00 PM 3,167 Views 0 Comments

Farmers do that now.

# sheep - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Dublin Zoo has some new additions (not the pigeon, obviously)
# Spring Is Here
# Spring Is Here

Dublin Zoo has some new additions (not the pigeon, obviously)

Mar 26th 2015, 7:18 PM 14,116 Views 10 Comments

Look at them go!

# sheep - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse
# Justice For Ernie
From The Daily Edge
# Justice For Ernie

Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse

Mar 3rd 2015, 11:52 AM 5,391 Views 9 Comments

Save Ernie!

# sheep - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not  neutered
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not neutered

Mar 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 11,380 Views 31 Comments

Pete Wedderburn says that dog owners need to know about the benefits of neutering their pets.

# sheep - Friday 20 February, 2015

Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000
# Udder Chicanery
# Udder Chicanery

Seen any stolen cows recently? It could earn you €10,000

Feb 20th 2015, 4:50 PM 11,539 Views 25 Comments

The initiative is being operated by Crimestoppers, the Irish Farmers Association and an Garda Siochana.

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