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# Mink

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# Mink
Explainer: What is the future of fur farming in Ireland?
The government has said it will draft legislation to phase out fur farming.
# covid19
Concern about Denmark's mutated coronavirus strain as testing begins at Irish mink farms
As the worlds largest producer of mink fur, Denmark has 1,080 mink farms, with Covid-19 being detected on 207 of them.
# danish mink
People coming to Ireland from Denmark must restrict movements due to mutated coronavirus strain
The mutated strain has not been reported on Irish mink farms.
# Banned
Government plans to 'phase out' fur farming in Ireland
Government will consider an implementation plan to ban fur farming.
# eyelashes
Someone's after coming up with a nifty hack for making your cheap fake eyelashes look like mink ones
Let no eyelash go unused!
# Your Say
Poll: Should we ban fur farming in Ireland?
Simon Coveney told us this week that although he doesn’t like the industry, he believes regulating it is the way to go. But do you think fur farms should be closed down?
# Fur farming
Leading actors call for ban on fur factory farming in Ireland
Former The Clinic star Rachel Pilkington is heading a campaign supported by the likes of Saoirse Ronan and Victoria Smurfit to ban the practice of farming certain animals for their fur in Ireland.