Calves killed in slurry fume accident
Barry Murphy
Kerry vet Richard Hurley has warned farmers to keep calves away from sheds where slurry is being agitated.
26 May 2023 News
'Brain drain' of veterinary students who go abroad to study
On average, 120 veterinary students graduate abroad every year and just 60 of them come back to join the Irish register, retired Cork vet Ian Fleming has said.
24 May 2023 News
TB reactors up 15% in 12 months to April
The Department of Agriculture's spend is up significantly in the first three months of 2023.
Report pours cold water on NI vet school
A vet school in NI is seen as a means of ensuring a long term supply of vets in NI.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Competition authority taking aim at vet companies
Four multinational veterinary businesses have now come under investigation by the UK Competition and Markets Authority in recent years.
24 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Co Down haulier convicted at Newry Court
A Co Down haulier was fined £250 at Newry Court on Monday relating to an animal unfit for transport.
17 May 2023 Northern Ireland
Thrive: when can I wean dairy beef calves?
Adam Woods takes a look at weaning dairy beef calves and how to avoid summer scour syndrome.
17 May 2023 Grass & feeding
Just half of newly graduated Irish vets studied in Ireland
In 2022, 72 first-time Irish registrants were educated in UCD and 66 first-time Irish registrants were educated outside of Ireland.
13 May 2023 News
Graduate entry route to new vet college off the cards
CEO of the Higher Education Authority, Alan Wall, said no college came back with a graduate offering in their bid for the new veterinary school.
12 May 2023 News
Several calves killed in Wexford crash
A truck collided with several calves on Monday morning outside New Ross, leaving several killed and others severely injured.
8 May 2023 News
Minister denies SETU has been granted new veterinary school
The Mayor of Kilkenny claimed the South East Technological University (SETU) has won the competition to host Ireland’s second vet school.
4 May 2023 News
Develop vets who want to work with livestock – INHFA
INHFA president Vincent Roddy suggested that there should be a minimum limit of 400 points for entry into Ireland’s soon-to-be-announced new veterinary school.
20 April 2023 Letters