Interview: Fiachra McKermott, history buff and vegan

No more excuses, just blogging from now on! πŸ™‚ As some of you may know I’m also a freelance journalist and (quite a few months ago now)Β I published a feature in Cork’s Evening Echo about veganism for World Vegan Day! You can read the article here. Two of the interviews in particular I had to … Continue reading Interview: Fiachra McKermott, history buff and vegan

#MakeFurHistory

Last Friday was International Fur Free Friday. All across the globe people protested and educated the masses about the reality that is the fur industry. Here in Ireland, the Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN) took to the streets of Dublin to hold demonstrations outside the fur stores in the capital. Lead by founder John Carmody, … Continue reading #MakeFurHistory

Passionate and Impartial?

The people of Limerick took to the streets of the city centre today in protest. The protest was against the use of public lands for circuses with animal acts. Limerick City Councillors will vote on the motion this coming Monday. I was there in a purely impartial capacity. I was covering the protest for the … Continue reading Passionate and Impartial?

Hunting the Endangered

A Peregrine Falcon - a predatory bird that receives the highest level of protection under Irish and European law - was found shot recently in Co. Wexford.Β  The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking help from the public with regard to any information that may help find the person who carried out this … Continue reading Hunting the Endangered

Breast Cancer Awareness Reminder

The Irish Examiner released their county by county health analysis of Ireland today. Naturally being form Tipperary I wanted to check the analysis for the county. Tipperary North has the highest incidence of breast cancer in Ireland. For every 100,000 occupants of the northern half of the county, 74.03 have developed breast cancer between 2009 … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Reminder