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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# sanctuary

All time
# Retirement
Two 'showbiz' whales from Shanghai aquarium moved to sanctuary in Iceland
The whales, Little White and Little Grey, were sold to Changfeng Ocean World aquarium some 10 years ago.
# City of Sanctuary
Cork launches plan to better integrate refugees, asylum seekers and migrants
Cork will be the latest area to become a so-called place of sanctuary – making it part of a wider national, and indeed international, movement.
# bear dancing
Traumatised bears and wolves find solace at Greek sanctuary
Bear dancing — forcibly taught to the animals by making them walk on hot coals — is a practice that still survives in the Balkans.
# University of Sanctuary
Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC
The college joins DCU and UL as a University of Sanctuary.
# on the run
School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK
The sanctuary has said that the wolf’s enclosure gate may have been left open deliberately.
# Donegal
'We're struggling to keep the doors open': Donkey sanctuary appeals for money
About 70 donkeys are currently being looked after there.
# culture of inclusion
DCU first Irish university to be designated a “University of Sanctuary” for welcoming asylum seekers
Fifteen academic scholarships will be made available to asylum seekers or refugees commencing their studies in September 2017.
# sanctuary
Award-winning Irish film starring cast who have intellectual disabilities hopes to go global
Sanctuary was initially a theatre production – now it has made its way to the big screen.
# sanctuary
California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house
Lynea Lattanzio spent her entire retirement fund on the sanctuary.
# falling down
Gridlock in UK: Cars abandoned, passengers stranded after heavy snowfall
A group of coach passengers spent the night in a church in Sheffield, and people have been leaving their cars to seek shelter.
# place to call home
Here's how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary
You can get involved – it’s simple, say the organisers, who hope it will spread throughout the country.
# sanctuary
940 people sought asylum in Ireland last year
The numbers seeking refuge in EU countries rose 32 per cent in 2013, mainly due to the crisis in Syria.
# sponsored by kbc
6 signs you need your own space
It’s not you. It’s me.
# seahorses
Bray Sea Life to display largest collection of seahorses in Ireland
This will also be the first time that the rare, Irish species of the long nosed seahorse will be on display.
Get the glad rags ready Nidge and co - Love/Hate leads IFTA nominations
What Richard Did also tops the nominations with eleven nods. Here’s the full list.