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‘Alarming level of inaction’ on dog control
Barry Murphy
Farm organisations and rural stakeholders have made several submissions to the Department of Rural and Community Development to improve the control of dogs.
19 May 2022 News
'Persistent failure' from authorities on dog control - IFA
The IFA met with Minister Humphreys on Wednesday to seek tougher sanctions for dog attacks.
11 May 2022 News
IFA sheep chair "at the end of his tether" on dog attacks
Kevin Comiskey says farmer's sheep flocks and their owners are not receiving adequate protection from the application of the laws governing dogs.
Thirteen sheep killed in Co Limerick
The owner believes the two dogs that attacked his sheep were Alsatians.
10 May 2022 News
Nearly 30 sheep killed by Alsatian in Tipperary
Michael and David Coyne had 27 hoggets killed in a dog attack on the Knockmealdowns in Co Tipperary in what is their 10th dog attack since they started farming 30 years ago.
5 May 2022 News
Grain markets: wheat back but maize sees a bounce
Global new-crop maize markets recorded a bounce last week due to the latest USDA prospective plantings report.
5 April 2022 Markets
Wicklow farmers and council raise dog attack awareness
It is a critical time of year on sheep farms as lambing season is now upon us, says Wicklow IFA.
25 March 2022 News
158 dog attacks on livestock reported to gardaí in 2021
Gardaí confirmed that they initiated 115 proceedings against dog owners in relation to dog licenses in 2021.
5 March 2022 News
Average price of estate purchases up 87% at Savills
The average estate sold for £8.8m which was a rise of 87% on the year at Savills.
2 March 2022 Scotland
Six sheep killed in Louth dog attack
A Co Louth sheep owner has been left devastated right in the middle of lambing.
14 February 2022 News
IFA working with gardaí over concerns for rural elderly
The IFA says it will be encouraging farmers to support efforts by gardaí to control rural crime.
10 February 2022 News
Letter warning about dog attacks in peak lambing season
‘Dog owners must take responsibility for their pets’ –Gerry Coughlan, Kilnamanagh, Dublin 24.
9 February 2022 Letters