Andrew Kelly

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The Trinity senior women’s team celebrating winning the Corcoran Cup. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A strong headwind and bobbly water made for testing conditions, but the Colours races between Trinity and UCD in the centre of Dublin were amongst the(...)

A recent survey found more than 15,800 advertisements for puppies and dogs were placed on the DoneDeal.ie website between February and August this year. Photograph: iStock

Animal welfare groups have warned that unscrupulous breeders are selling pets, particularly puppies, online in a bid to conceal the substandard and of(...)

Although cows at grass have better welfare than those housed indoors, Prof Daniel Weary warns against assuming that once cows are outside all welfare issues are resolved. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

As marketing goes, having Beyonce and Jay Z on your side is the stuff of dreams. To the delight of vegans, the pair took to social media recently to p(...)

Photograph: Peter Wilcock

More than 1,200 animals were seized or surrendered on foot of investigations or calls to the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (I(...)

 Dublin Fire Brigade:  units  were attending illegal bonfires at Dolphin’s Barn, Ballyfermot, Darndale, Finglas and Tallaght and attempts were made to prevent crews dousing the fires. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fire brigade crews have been attacked while approaching Halloween bonfires in Dublin and an officer suffered an ear injury after a firework was thrown(...)

Graffiti in Derry. The PSNI recorded  23 casualties of paramilitary-style shootings in the 12 months until the end of June.

William Allen remembers July 1997 as a time of hope. Now an editor with Johnston Press in Northern Ireland, back then he was a Belfast Telegraph repor(...)

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service said travel abroad remained a major reason why donors were deferred from giving blood. Photograph: Getty Images

Just 3 per cent of the population eligible to give blood actually do so, yet one in four people will need blood transfusions at some stage in their li(...)

An animal welfare charity and a Government agency have signed an agreement to tackle what they said was the ‘growing problem’ of wildlife crime.  Photograph: Andrew Kelly

An animal welfare charity and a Government agency have signed an agreement to tackle what they said was the “growing problem” of illegal hare-coursing(...)

Three of 10 puppies that have been seized by protection officers as part of investigations against suspected illegal dog breeding. Photograph: PA

Another 10 puppies have been seized by protection officers as part of investigations against suspected illegal dog breeding. The latest batch of Cock(...)

Donegal’s Stephen McBrearty in the All-Ireland minor final in 2014 against Kerry. The assimilation of younger players like McBrearty into the Donegal senior team has caught the eye. Photograph: INPHO

Mayo have acted as a curious touchstone for the more senior players with Donegal. When they beat the Connacht champions in the All-Ireland final in 20(...)

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