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  1. Support for Children with a Visual Impairment in Northern Ireland: The Role of the Rehabilitation Worker

    Contributor(s):: Gray, Colette

  2. Deer and identity in medieval Ireland

    Contributor(s):: Fiona Beglane

    The concept that identity is inextricably linked with places, landscapes and objects has become familiar in archaeology (Thomas 1998, 80, 90; Bradley 2000, 155-61; O'Keeffe 2001). It is only recently however that this idea has been extended to animals and their interaction with human society...

  3. Just Jocking? An Exploration of how 10-12 year old Children Experience an Equine Assisted Learning Programme, in a DEIS School, in Limerick city.

    Contributor(s):: Kate Bronwyn Jones

    Throughout Irish history, the horse has had many uses. In modern Ireland, some communities have harnessed the power of the horse to deliver a range of social interventions. However, at present, there is little published research about equine assisted programmes in Ireland. The main intention of...

  4. #SaveBenjy: sexuality, queer animals, and Ireland

    Contributor(s):: McLoughlin, E.

    This paper explores the #SaveBenjy Crowdfunder campaign to save a Charolais bull in the Republic of Ireland who expressed sexual interest only in weanling bulls and not the heifers he was expected to impregnate. The prominence and popularity of #SaveBenjy is anything but coincidental. In May...

  5. The human-animal bond: the demographics of pets and pet ownership on the island of Ireland, pet ownership in asthmatics in the USA and owner attitudes towards their pets

    Contributor(s):: Downes, M. J.

  6. The arts of memory: icons and structural violence in a Dublin [underclass] housing estate

    Contributor(s):: Saris, A. Jaime, Bartley, Brendan

  7. Irish Therapy Dogs

    Irish Therapy Dogs was founded in 2008 by people with a dedicated interest in the use of pet therapy for the provision of comfort and companionship to people in long-term or daily residential care. It is a professional organisation aimed at providing a pet therapy service on a national...

  8. Trevelyan's rhinoceros

    Contributor(s):: De Courcy, Catherine

  9. Women and nature: Connection to animals and spirit experienced by Celtic-Irish women

    Contributor(s):: Mitchell, Carolyn Finn

  10. The affective uses of dogs: Pet-keeping in nineteenth-century England and America

    Contributor(s):: Chez, Keridiana W.

  11. Animals in Celtic life and myth

    Contributor(s):: Green, Miranda J.

  12. Achieving Consensus in Developing A National Set of Child Well-Being Indicators

    Contributor(s):: Hanafin, Sinéad, Brooks, Anne-Marie, Carroll, Ed, Fitzgerald, Eithne, Gabhainn, Saoirse, Sixsmith, Jane

  13. Perceptions of animal physiotherapy amongst Irish veterinary surgeons

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    Contributor(s):: Aoife Doyle, Frances Horgan

    The aim of this study was to investigate veterinary surgeons’ perceptions, knowledge and use of animal physiotherapy in the Republic of Ireland. A questionnaire was developed and sent to 200 veterinary surgeons, of which 97 were returned. Results indicated that 77 (79%) of respondents were aware...

  14. Veterinary certificates for emergency or casualty slaughter bovine animals in the Republic of Ireland: are the welfare needs of certified animals adequately protected?

    Contributor(s):: Cullinane, M., O'Sullivan, E., Collins, G., Collins, D. M., More, S. J.

  15. The spatial distribution of pet dogs and pet cats on the island of Ireland

    Contributor(s):: Downes, M. J., Clegg, T. A., Collins, D. M., McGrath, G., More, S. J.

  16. Demography of the pet dog and cat population on the island of Ireland and human factors influencing pet ownership

    Contributor(s):: Downes, M., Canty, M. J., More, S. J.

  17. Potential infection-control benefit for Ireland from pre-movement testing of cattle for tuberculosis

    Contributor(s):: Clegg, T. A., More, S. J., Higgins, I. M., Good, M., Blake, M., Williams, D. H.

  18. Prevalence of behaviour problems reported by owners of dogs purchased from an animal rescue shelter

    Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L., Hepper, P. G.

    This study examined the prevalence of behaviour problems exhibited by dogs within 4 weeks of acquisition from a rescue shelter in Northern Ireland. 1547 people who had purchased a dog from a rescue shelter in Northern Ireland were sent a postal questionnaire designed to collect information on the...

  19. The effect of a randomised enrichment treatment schedule on the behaviour of cheetahs ( Acinonyx jubatus )

    Contributor(s):: Quirke, T., O'Riordan, R. M.

    A range of types of enrichment have been shown to enhance activity levels, reduce stereotypical behaviours and increase levels of natural behaviour, subsequently improving the welfare of many species of captive animals. However, it is important to utilise effective forms of enrichment in a manner...

  20. The effect of breed and housing system on dairy cow feeding and lying behaviour

    Contributor(s):: O'Driscoll, K., Boyle, L., Hanlon, A.

    In Ireland there is growing interest in managing dairy cows on out-wintering pads (OWPs) during the winter, as a low cost alternative to housing indoors. This study investigated feeding and lying behaviour of two breeds of dairy cow (Holstein-Friesian and Norwegian Red) at pasture (PAS) and in...