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  1. Human-Animal Interactions in Ireland

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    | Contributor(s):: Emily Nelson

    My STEP Signature Project was an Education Abroad program to various parts of Ireland which provided a plethora of experiences with the different types of human-animal interactions that they have to offer. The trip included visits to agricultural and production farms and facilities, zoos, and...

  2. Foraging Eurasian badgers Meles meles and the presence of cattle in pastures. Do badgers avoid cattle?

    | Contributor(s):: Mullen, Enda M., MacWhite, Teresa, Maher, Peter K., Kelly, David J., Marples, Nicola M., Good, Margaret

    The proximity of badgers (Meles meles) to cattle, and their propensity to utilise pastures containing cattle, is of fundamental importance in understanding transmission possibilities for Mycobacterium bovis between a wildlife reservoir and cattle on farms. A study of free-ranging badgers carrying...

  3. Marx and Alienated Speciesism

    | Contributor(s):: Foster, John Bellamy, Clark, Brett

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

    | Contributor(s):: Gray, Colette

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. #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...

  8. 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.

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

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

  10. 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...

  11. Trevelyan's rhinoceros

    | Contributor(s):: De Courcy, Catherine

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

    | Contributor(s):: Mitchell, Carolyn Finn

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

    | Contributor(s):: Chez, Keridiana W.

  14. Animals in Celtic life and myth

    | Contributor(s):: Green, Miranda J.

  15. 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

  16. 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...

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.