Thousands of animals were admitted to shelters and sanctuaries this year, thanks to mindless acts of cruelty and neglect, but animal welfare staff are saying enough is enough and it’s time to prosecute offenders, writes Kelly O’Brien.
A nun described as the “Mother Teresa of Cork” has been honoured on her 100th birthday.
Irish engineering students have devised expandable pod-like shelters with roll-out roofs, some of which can be erected in just 40 minutes, which could help refugees fleeing conflict or famine around the world.
The death toll from a fire at a troubled youth shelter in Guatemala has risen to 31 as a dozen more girls died at hospitals overnight.
The Vatican has opened its own homeless shelter that can host up to 34 people a night just steps from St Peter’s Square.
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