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Marx and Alienated Speciesism
Contributor(s):: Foster, John Bellamy, Clark, Brett
Support for Children with a Visual Impairment in Northern Ireland: The Role of the Rehabilitation Worker
Contributor(s):: Gray, Colette
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...
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...
#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...
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.
The arts of memory: icons and structural violence in a Dublin [underclass] housing estate
Contributor(s):: Saris, A. Jaime, Bartley, Brendan
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...
Contributor(s):: De Courcy, Catherine
Women and nature: Connection to animals and spirit experienced by Celtic-Irish women
Contributor(s):: Mitchell, Carolyn Finn
The affective uses of dogs: Pet-keeping in nineteenth-century England and America
Contributor(s):: Chez, Keridiana W.
Animals in Celtic life and myth
Contributor(s):: Green, Miranda J.
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
Perceptions of animal physiotherapy amongst Irish veterinary surgeons
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...