Owners face new €300 fine if their dogs are found worrying livestock
Amy Forde
A high-level stakeholder group will be asked to consider wider issues such as expanding the list of restricted breeds.
9 October 2023 News
Wexford farmer ‘devastated’ by repeated dog attacks
Dogs have attacked the flock of a Wexford sheep farmer three times since late May, leaving him at his wits' end.
15 September 2023 News
Ploughing attendees to be told to keep dogs off farmland
There will be a focus on responsible dog ownership at Ploughing 2023, according to Minister Heather Humphreys.
Another 40,000t of Ukrainian grain destroyed in Russian drone strikes
Ukraine's agriculture minister has labelled the strikes on grain storage sites as terrorist attacks.
4 August 2023 News
Several sheep killed in Cavan dog attack
Farmer Alan Reilly came across his dead and wounded sheep on Wednesday morning, with a number still missing.
20 July 2023 News
Wolf shot after attacking Dutch farmer defending his flock
The Dutch farmer is alleged to have first attacked the wolf with a fork and shovel, in an attempt to get it away from his sheep.
10 July 2023 News
Mink attacks leave Cork poultry farmer at €15,000 loss
A Cork egg producer has been left without a flock after minks slaughtered them over several nights.
5 July 2023 Poultry
Sheep shot with bow and arrow in Wales
The sheep was wounded by the arrow before being discovered and treated.
30 June 2023 News
Minister ‘must act now’ on dog control following Kerry sheep kill - IFA
The IFA has appealed to dog owners to be extra vigilant of their dogs at all times.
21 June 2023 News
‘The bull kept at it before I hit him with the front of the bucket’
The public were advised to be very careful with livestock on Tuesday’s Liveline show.
13 June 2023 News
King Charles rattled by sheep theft
Animal rights activists have stolen three lambs from King Charles’ Sandringham estate.
7 June 2023 Dealer
‘Pandemic puppies’ described as threat to UK sheep
Farmers have suggested that a survey of vets showing aggression in dogs born during the pandemic correlates with a spike in attacks on their sheep.
7 June 2023 News