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Protecting Ireland's Animals: Inside the ISPCA's workings and daily doings, here you will find what we have been up to.

Welcome to the ISPCA News Page, your go-to source for the latest updates and achievements of the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA). Here, you’ll find a comprehensive overview of what the ISPCA has been up to in its ongoing efforts to protect and improve the lives of animals across Ireland. From heartwarming rescue stories to impactful campaigns, our news section provides a window into the inspiring work carried out by our dedicated team and compassionate supporters.

Stay informed about our mission, explore success stories, and learn how your involvement can make a difference. Join us on this journey of compassion and discover the incredible strides we are taking towards creating a brighter future for animals in need.


March 22, 2024
Five Puppies Dumped one-by-one in various locations in Longf…
This illegal dumping of dogs and puppies must stop, it’s cruel, inhumane, and extremely cowardly, said…..
March 12, 2024
Charlie Bird, former RTÉ journalist and animal welfare camp…
We are saddened to hear that ISPCA supporter and esteemed former RTÉ journalist, Charlie Bird, has…..
March 9, 2024
Lurcher dog abandoned and left tied to a gate near the ISPCA…
"Not only is it an offence to abandon an animal, but to leave a dog tied…..
March 8, 2024
A man and a woman have been jailed following the dog attack …
Despite such a traumatic and horrific experience, Alejandro has displayed remarkable courage beyond his years.
March 4, 2024
Three-month prison sentence and lifetime ban imposed on Wick…
On 21st February 2024, a 60 year-old-woman was sentenced to three months imprisonment having previously admitted…..
February 27, 2024
Tipperary woman to carry out community service after being c…
On 20th February 2024, a 51-year-old woman appeared in Court having previously admitted charges under sections…..
February 23, 2024
ISPCA urges responsible dog ownership as we approach peak La…
The ISPCA urges dog owners to ensure their animals are securely restrained around sheep and other…..
February 19, 2024
The ISPCA welcomes the jailing of a man who threatened an IS…
On Tuesday 13th February 2024, a publican from Coachford, Co Cork, was sentenced to four months…..
February 14, 2024
Sending love to you and your furry friends this Valentine’…
We will be treating the animals in our care to extra goodies and all the love…..
January 31, 2024
CEO Dr. Cyril Sullivan with Eurogroup for Animals and Irish …
Key Discussions Include Uniform Standards for Dogs and Cats, Overhaul of Live Animal Transport, and Progress…..
January 17, 2024
Wicklow couple admits responsibility in having dogs’ e…
A Co. Wicklow couple fined €3,000 and banned for life from owning American Bully dogs after…..
December 12, 2023
EU Legislation Advances Animal Welfare for Cats and Dogs…
The EU has introduced legislation to safeguard the welfare of cats and dogs
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