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Fin Whales Off the Coast of Ireland - And 5 Other Cetacean Species
Animals  (tags: ireland, marine wildlife, whales, fin whale, cetaceans, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 2015 days ago -
Following on from the sighting of Blue whales off the south west coast of Ireland, Mick Sheeran, of Blaskett Islands Ferry & Eco Marine Tours, organised a full days Pelagic in the hope of spotting the Blues. By Mick O'Connell of the Irish Whale and Do
Patter of Heavy Feet Set to Draw One Million to Zoo
Animals  (tags: ireland, zoolife, wildanimals, wildlife, humans, baby boom )

- 2081 days ago -
DUBLIN ZOO : AN UNPRECEDENTED baby boom at Dublin Zoo is set to draw a record one million visitors this year for the first time in the zoo's 177-year history. A total of 905,000 people entered the Phoenix Park attraction in 2007, but the patter of heav
Marine Sightings From Irish Waters
Animals  (tags: marine life, sightings, Ireland, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2165 days ago -
Some good weather has prompted 14 validated sightings around the irish coast. Surprisingly, the most frequently reported species isn't a cetacean; basking sharks represented 50% of all reports.
New Mammal Record for Ireland
Animals  (tags: shrews, Ireland, mammals, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2176 days ago -
Even well studied island communities of terrestrial mammals are vulnerable to species introductions that may in turn lead to ecological degradation and loss of native species.
Tiger and Zebra Among NI 'Pets'
Animals  (tags: exotic pets, private owners, Ireland, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildanimals )

- 2178 days ago -
A tiger, a wolfdog and a zebra are among the wild animals currently kept by private owners in Northern Ireland, the assembly has been told. Monkeys, emus, racoons and poisonous snakes are also being kept, Environment Minister Arlene Foster said.
Rustling Fears for Ancient Goat Herds
Animals  (tags: goats, rustling, Ireland, animals, AnimalWelfare, killing, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2186 days ago -
They are one of County Clare's oldest residents but there are fears that the feral goats of the Burren are under threat from rustling. In the latest incident 50 animals were removed early on Saturday, and campaigners believe they are most likely destined
BRiNG..BRUCE..HOME!! WE..MiSS..HiM Sign Petition!
Animals  (tags: dogs, pit bulls, Ireland, animals, taken away, laws, illegal, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 2204 days ago -
Bruce is crossed between a Pitbull Type Terrier!As you may be aware... Pitbull Type Terriers are illegal in Northern Ireland! He got took away from me and my family on the 19th September 2007! He is such a beautiful dog with a lovely temperment!
No Snakes in Ireland!
Animals  (tags: snakes, Ireland, animals, extinction, wildlife )

- 2226 days ago -
IT'S the season where folks celebrate St. Patrick, the man best known for banishing snakes from the green grasses of Ireland. Yes, there once upon a time, snakes did slither and slide around the Irish countryside -- but their disappearance had absolutely
Decapitated Lions Found
Animals  (tags: ireland, zoolife, big cats, lions, decapitated, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, death, killed, sadness )

- 2238 days ago -
The bodies of four decapitated lions have been discovered at a Northern Ireland wildlife park where the owner was this week evicted for allowing children to stroke a tiger. The remains of the adult lions were found buried at the Old Causeway Safari Par
Take Action: Ban Fur Farming in Ireland!
Animals  (tags: fur farming, fur farms, animal cruelty, torture, evil animal cruelty, ban fur farming, ireland )

- 2240 days ago -
Every year, thousands of foxes and minks are raised and killed for their fur in Ireland. The animals are kept in small, barren cages, unable to do anything that comes naturally to them. Stress-induced behaviour such as self-mutilation, repetitive pacing
Eagles Die in Suspected Poisoning
Animals  (tags: ireland, wildanimals, wildlife, birds, white tailed eagles, endangered, extinction, protection, humans, habitat, death )

- 2244 days ago -
An attempt to reintroduce one of the world's largest birds of prey into Ireland has suffered a setback. Fifteen white-tailed eagles were brought from Norway to the Killarney National Park in Kerry last June. Two were found dead on Monday. Toxicology
Ireland Probes Death of Newly Introduced Sea Eagles
Animals  (tags: sea eagles, reintroduction, destroyed, killed, ireland, investigation, wildlife trafficking, killers )

- 2245 days ago -
Police and wildlife rangers are investigating the death of two white-tailed sea eagles introduced into Ireland last year for the first time in more than 100 years, the environment ministry said Tuesday. Environment Minister John Gormley, from the Green
Animal Rights Activists to Picket Hare Coursing Event
Animals  (tags: hares, cruelty, Ireland, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

- 2261 days ago -
Animal rights activists are planning a major protest in Co Tipperary today as the country's largest annual hare coursing event gets underway in Clonmel. The Campaign for the Abolition of Cruel Sports says the demonstration will mark the first time in 12
Campaigners Seek Ban on Fur Farming
Animals  (tags: fur farming, ban, animals, AnimalWelfare, minks, fox, Ireland, environment, AnimalCruelty, killing, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2268 days ago -
Animal rights activists upped their campaign against fur farming today demanding the introduction of a ban. The Animal Rights Action Network (Aran) called for the practice to be outlawed in the new Animal Welfare Bill, which is currently being drawn up.
Ireland to Protect Red Squirrels From Grey Peril
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, environment, invasive species, squirrel, red squirrel, endangered, ireland )

- 2340 days ago -
Ireland's red squirrels, which are threat from their more aggressive grey British cousins, are to be thrown a lifeline under a plan published Sunday by the environment ministry.

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