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Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed said the industry must refocus its priorities away from breeding and on to animal welfare if it was to continue receiving State funding. Photograph: ©INPHO/ Donall Farmer

One of the largest sponsors of greyhound racing in the State has said it is “appalled” by standards of care revealed by an RTÉ documentary on the indu(...)

The Irish Greyhound Board was warned two years ago that overbreeding was threatening the future of the industry and that the whereabouts of 6,000 pups per year was unknown. Image: iStock.

Ronan McGreevy The Irish Greyhound Board was warned two years ago that overbreeding was threatening the future of the industry and that the whereabou(...)

About 6,000 greyhounds are killed each year because they failed to make qualification times or their performances declined. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ronan McGreevy The Irish Greyhound Board has accused those engaged in practices exposed by the RTÉ Investigates programme of bringing shame on the i(...)

Fine Gael MEP candidate Sean Kelly and Independents 4 Change candidate Mick Wallace at the European Parliamentary election Ireland South count centre in Nemo Rangers GAA Club in Cork. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Fine Gael MEP and former GAA president Seán Kelly topped the poll on the first count in Ireland South shortly after 7.30pm on Monday with 118, 444 vot(...)

Fine Gael MEPs Deirdre Clune and Seán Kelly on the campaign trail in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.  Photograph: Patrick Browne.

Fine Gael is attempting to shore up its second European Parliament seat in Ireland South as Fianna Fáil aims to get two MEPs elected in the constituen(...)

  On the Campaign trail: Malcolm Byrne of Fianna Fáil canvassing at Bray Dart Station. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In postcard pretty Avoca, Co Wicklow on a beautiful day in late spring, Fianna Fáil’s Malcolm Byrne walks its sole street canvassing votes for the Eur(...)

 A bee in flight approaches a flower ahead of  World Bee Day, which is drawing   attention  to the  ongoing decline of bee populations in industrialized nations across the globe. Photograph:  Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Awareness of the environmental threat to Ireland’s bee population has increased but now it must be backed up by change in behaviour, according to cons(...)

At this early stage of the campaign undecided voters in South stand at 30%.

With two weeks to go before votes are cast in the 2019 European Elections, early indications are Fine Gael will top the poll in each of the three cons(...)

The poll figures for Midlands North West

Strong votes for strong Fine Gael candidates, a European Parliament revival for Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin under pressure and vicious competition for left(...)

An independent study on the economic, social and environmental impacts of forestry in Co Leitrim has been commissioned by the Government.

An independent study on the economic, social and environmental impacts of forestry in Co Leitrim has been commissioned by the Government. Minister of(...)

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