The Merrion Hotel, a luxury 5-star hotel in Dublin, has launched a vegan menu. The new menu was made possible by the Merrion’s collaboration with author and food blogger Holly White, who is certified in plant-based nutrition. White worked alongside the Merrion team and head chef Ed Cooney to bring recipes from her recent cookbook […]
Pet detectives in Ireland are using counterterrorism technology to shut down illegal puppy mills. Named Project Capone, the software scans websites that puppies are sold from, tracking down similar images, phone numbers, and addresses to identify puppy farmers, who often use fake names and multiple phone numbers to cover their tracks. Puppy mills are notoriously […]
Two Northern Irish academics, along with a top NHS doctor, are demanding that Parliament do more to raise awareness about the cancer risks associated with eating processed meat. In a joint statement, they urged for the government to acknowledge and highlight the dangers of consuming meats – like bacon, salami, and ham – in a […]
Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine in Ireland, just announced €2,751,000 of funding will be gifted to 108 animal welfare organisations throughout the country. “It gives me great pleasure in awarding this funding, which is the largest ever allocation of funding by my Department to animal welfare organisations,” Creed said to TheCork.ie. […]
New large-screen video vegan advertisements have appeared in Dublin’s main bus and train stations. The new ads – designed to encourage passersby to make the connection between meat, dairy, and sentient animals – will be in place until after the New Year. Launched by Go Vegan World, the ads are a first for the campaign […]
Cork, in the southwest of Ireland, ordered more vegan food than any other city in the nation in November, according to food delivery service Deliveroo. According to the Irish Examiner, “veganism has gone mainstream in Ireland and nobody can attest to that more than Deliveroo.” The delivery service has seen a significant boom in the number […]
Vegan steak is on its way to Tesco stores in Ireland, the Irish Times reports. Made from wheat and soy protein, the animal-free steak is said to be “barely distinguishable from the real thing.” The product – labelled as the world’s first store-bought plant-based steak – is made by Dutch vegetarian meat company Vivera and will […]
Former president of Ireland and environmentalist Mary Robinson believes the nation has the potential to become a world leader on the issue of climate change, The Irish Times reports. Speaking on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released by the UN this Monday, which called for governments to make “unprecedented changes”  by 2030 in order to reduce […]