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New year funding for local animal welfare groups

Four local animal care and welfare organisations have been awarded funding towards their services for 2014.

Warm welcome from politicians for animal welfare funding

There was a strong welcome from a number of politicians for funding for four animal welfare groups in the county which was announced this week. Michelle Mulherin TD said: “I am delighted that the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food Deputy Simon Coveney, has confirmed that his Department has awarded funding totalling €46,400 to Mayo-based animal welfare organisations. The successful organisations are the North West SPCA, which was awarded €26,600, Mayo Animal Welfare, awarded €3,000, Mayo SPCA €9,800, and Ainmhithe Animal Rescue, which was awarded €7,000. These are the foremost west of Ireland-based organisations delivering animal care and welfare services and their importance is recognised by today’s decision.”

Farmer to pay €10k after failing to comply with court order

A farmer has been ordered to pay €10,000 in fines and costs after he failed to comply with a court order to reduce his stock levels.

Snow White and the seven bullfighters

IMAGINE SNOW White and The Seven Dwarfs transported to 1920s Spain and the world of bullfighting? Welcome to Spanish film Blancanieves.

5k dog walk in aid of animal welfare charities

On Sunday August 18, a group of animal lovers, and their dogs, will leave from five different Petworld locations across the country - Castlebar, Co Mayo; Terryland, Co Galway; Athlone and Mullingar, Co Westmeath; and Portlaoise, Co Laois for a 5km dog walk in aid of local animal adoption shelters and welfare charities.

AAW launches free primary school education programme

Athlone Animal Welfare believe education is crucial to preventing animal welfare and environmental issues.

Loughrea Dog Show takes place in aid of GSPCA and EGAR on Sunday

The Loughrea Dog show will take place from 1pm to 5pm at the Temperance Hall on Sunday August 19. The show, which will be judged by Professor Gerard Fleming, promises to be a fun-filled day for all the family.

Petworld creates new jobs in Mullingar

Pet retailer Petworld is delighted to announce the opening of its newest store. Located at Ashe Road, Irishtown the opening of the new store creates five new jobs in the area.

Adopt a pet this Christmas for life

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Petmania Kilkenny is urging people to consider adopting a pet this Christmas. Petmania was established to help and support local rescue centres.

New dog bills will ‘improve animal welfare’ says Grealish

The Greyhound Welfare Bill and Dog Breeding Establishment Bill, among the first bills signed into law by President Michael D Higgins, will significantly improve animal welfare and protection.

 

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