Goat farming in Northern Ireland

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Thomas Kirkpatrick a 16 year old goat and farmer has been farming for the past six years, taking his herd of one, to nineteen within that time. This young farmer has been successfully running his farm, and has plans to expand into the meat and milk markets in the next few years.

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Cookstown hotel disco ‘crush’: Three teens dead

Three teenagers died after a crush at a St Patrick’s Day party at a hotel in Cookstown, County Tyrone. Lauren Bullock, 17, Morgan Barnard, 17, and 16-year-old Connor Currie, died after the incident outside the Greenvale Hotel on 17th March. The police said a large group of young people had …

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Newhill Football Club Grounds Destroyed

On the 9thof April 2019 It was reported that a group of individuals destroyed Newhill Football Club’s grounds in West Belfast A car was bought with the sole purpose of using it to cause damage to the pitch.  The gates of the Whiterock Leisure Centre in West Belfast were left …

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Local charity warns that dog abandonment is still a serious issue in Northern Ireland

“We don’t see a year it’s not decreasing” In the year 2018, there were over 55,000 stray dogs across the UK according to the Dogs Trust’s Stray Dogs Survey report, and around 300 stray dogs put down in Northern Ireland according to the Department of Agriculture.  The Causeway Coast Dog …