Sheep worrying

Rory Best urges public to respect outdoor spaces used for agriculture

Rory Best urges public to respect outdoor spaces used for agriculture

As a well-known farmer and former international rugby player, Rory Best, is adding his voice to the 2022 ‘Right Side...

April 19, 2022

Donegal Gardaí remind dog owners of dangers to sheep

Donegal Gardaí remind dog owners of dangers to sheep

Gardaí in Donegal are warning dog owners to keep their pets under control as lambing season is continuing for some...

April 11, 2022

Minister urged to expedite legislation to prevent dog attacks on livestock

Minister urged to expedite legislation to prevent dog attacks on livestock

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that there are a number of key messages from the recent case at...

February 8, 2022

Gardaí in Cavan and Monaghan stress sheep worrying reports

Gardaí in Cavan and Monaghan stress sheep worrying reports

Gardaí in counties Cavan and Monaghan have publicly highlighted recent reports of incidents of dogs worrying sheep. In a post...

January 15, 2022

Calls for ‘national database’ of owners to tackle dog attacks

Calls for ‘national database’ of owners to tackle dog attacks

Calls have been made for a “single national database for all dogs in the country” to help identify the owners...

August 31, 2021

Dog attacks estimated to cost more than £115,000 in Northern Ireland

Dog attacks estimated to cost more than £115,000 in Northern Ireland

Dog attacks on farm animals across Northern Ireland are estimated to cost over £115,000 in 2020, according to new statistics...

February 3, 2021

Dog owners warned of consequences to livestock worrying

Dog owners warned of consequences to livestock worrying

Worrying livestock, especially sheep during lambing season, is a very serious concern for farmers, the local authority in counties Armagh...

January 24, 2020

Farming union urges politicians to back radical livestock worrying proposals

Farming union urges politicians to back radical livestock worrying proposals

The Ulster Farmers’ Union is calling on local politicians to back proposals, recommended by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC),...

October 18, 2018