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#live exports

# live-exports - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are Irish unweaned calves being exported?
# Trade Off
# Trade Off

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are Irish unweaned calves being exported?

Sep 7th 2022, 3:22 PM 4,078 Views 4 Comments

Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent and vet Dr Alexander Rabitsch tell Susan Daly about animal welfare concerns in the growing trade to Europe.

# live-exports - Friday 2 September, 2022

‘Empty bellies’: Unweaned calves left without milk for long periods on journey to Europe
# Trade Off
# Trade Off

‘Empty bellies’: Unweaned calves left without milk for long periods on journey to Europe

Sep 2nd 2022, 6:30 AM 18,506 Views 16 Comments

Department audit finds some operators not complying with feeding intervals, Noteworthy reveals.

# live-exports - Thursday 1 September, 2022

‘A slow, terrible death’: The fate of Irish cattle exported outside of the EU
# Trade Off
# Trade Off

‘A slow, terrible death’: The fate of Irish cattle exported outside of the EU

Sep 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 22,843 Views 24 Comments

Noteworthy finds the State has little to no control over what happens to animals once they leave Ireland.

# live-exports - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

'Export loophole’: Irish cattle shipped from Spain on ‘substandard’ vessels
# Trade Off
# Trade Off

'Export loophole’: Irish cattle shipped from Spain on ‘substandard’ vessels

Aug 31st 2022, 12:05 AM 25,563 Views 26 Comments
  • Thousands of cattle exported on vessels that do not meet standards required under Irish laws
  • Niall Sargent of Noteworthy reports that unwanted males from the dairy industry are among those exported
  • Destinations include Egypt where ‘appalling’ slaughter techniques are common

# live-exports - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Opinion: Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade
# Live Exports
# Live Exports

Opinion: Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade

Mar 31st 2021, 10:00 AM 22,624 Views 40 Comments

Animal welfare campaigner Caroline Rowley outlines why she is challenging the State’s enforcement of EU law to protect farm animals exported abroad.

# live-exports - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Opinion: Allowing animals to be exported from Ireland to Turkey is no victory
# Compassion In Farming
# Compassion In Farming

Opinion: Allowing animals to be exported from Ireland to Turkey is no victory

Jun 16th 2016, 6:40 AM 847 Views 39 Comments

Over five years, sheep, cows, and goats were illegally kept on trucks at the Turkish border for days on end in squalid conditions without being offloaded, writes Peter Stevenson.

# live-exports - Friday 6 March, 2015

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty
# Live Exports
# Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

Mar 6th 2015, 9:28 PM 14,253 Views 82 Comments

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# live-exports - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Irish cattle bound for Libya are being 'beaten, stabbed, dragged by the eye sockets'
# Live Exports
# Live Exports

Irish cattle bound for Libya are being 'beaten, stabbed, dragged by the eye sockets'

Oct 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 24,558 Views 87 Comments

More than 14,000 cattle have been exported to Libya so far this year and more will be on the way by the end of this week.

# live-exports - Monday 27 October, 2014

Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go
# On A Boat
# On A Boat

Interactive map: Here's where all our live sheep and cattle exports go

Oct 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 17,179 Views 35 Comments

Almost 203,000 cattle and sheep were exported so far this year.

# live-exports - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...
# Steady On
# Steady On

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...

May 27th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,958 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association said meat factories are giving the impression that young bull beef is not wanted but we need to make sure live exports are viable.