Horrific treatment of Tipperary horses must be tackled once and for all – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described the recent discovery of a number of emaciated and dead horses in the Knocklofty area of Clonmel as one of the worst instances of animal welfare neglect that he has ever encountered. Deputy McGrath was speaking after visiting the site where the animals were found and after having contacted […]

IFA Calls on Co-Ops To Co-ordinate Efforts To Help Farmers After Hurricane Ophelia

IFA National Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary today (Wed) said it was crucial that co-ops would co-ordinate their efforts to support farmers in dealing with the consequences of hurricane Ophelia to optimise its efficiency.   Sean O’Leary said, “The most pressing problem on farms is where they are left without electricity after a power outage which […]

Dogs Trust Launches Ireland’s First Ever ‘Pupcake Day’

Today Dogs Trust is delighted to launch Ireland’s first ever ‘Pupcake Day’ taking place on October 6th 2017. Combining two of the greatest things in the world – cake & dogs, Dogs Trust are asking people all over the country to dust off their aprons and hold their own Pupcake Day bake sale in aid of Dogs Trust! […]

€86 Thousand In Grants For Tipperary Animal Welfare Projects – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said he is delighted to confirm that seven Animal Welfare Projects in County Tipperary have received grants ranging from €2000 to €40,000 to assist them with their work. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced funding awards of €2,460,500 […]

World Renowned Pioneer of Farm Animal Welfare & Autism Advocate To Visit Ireland

Dr. Temple Grandin has had a movie made about her which won seven Emmy awards, a 2011 Golden Globe, and a Peabody Award.  Introduction to the movie: Temple Grandin (2010, HBO Films) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJt5pWeX6E4 She was honoured in Time Magazine 2010 as one of  “The 100 Most Influential People in the World”. She has appeared on television shows including […]