ABCD in the Media

12th October 2021

Another great discussion with Gerry and Angela on Castlebar Radio. The conversation starts about the culling of pigs in the UK and moves onto the future of factory farming at a world wide level.

Listen to the interview with Gerry on CRCFM

4th October 2021

Gerry gives a brief snapshot of factory farming in Ireland and explains why we should not be farming animals this way. Listen HERE


17th September 2021

Gerry was interviewed on Community Radio Castlebar to discuss animal rights and how we treat animals.

Listen to the interview with Gerry on CRCFM


11th August 2021

Factory farming must end if we want to reduce emissions

Gerry’s letters are published in the Irish Times and Irish Independent today. Scroll down the page to read the letters.
Irish Times Letter
Irish Independent Letter



15th July 2021

Read Gerry’s letter published in the Irish Independent today. Scroll down to read the letter here



6th July 2021

On NEAR90.3fm Gerry discusses the EU Commission decision to legislate to end the cage age, plus he talks about how a plant-based diet can reduce the chances of another pandemic. LISTEN HERE



21nd June 2021

Liveline devoted their entire programme  to a discussion about the killing of the family of wild boar in Kerry last week, which evolved in the course of the show to incorporate lengthy discussions about factory farming.

Listen to Gerry Boland speaking at 43 minutes into the discussion.



11th June 2021

Read the full letter by Gerry Boland here


6th May 2021

Gerry Boland speaks on Newstalk Radio regarding banning Livestock Exports. New Zealand has banned live exports… Should Ireland follow suit..?

To listen to the podcast click on this link and find the podcast on the 6th May 2021 “Should Ireland Ban Live Exports?”



3rd May 2021

Read the letter in the Irish Times


12th April 2021

Read this letter in the Irish Examiner


29th March 2021

Gerry Boland speaks with Keith Finnegan on live exports and the Suez Canal Blockage. Interview starts at 1.15 in..



1st March 2021

Read Gerry Boland’s letter to the Irish Times



20th February 2021

Seamus Gallagher & Christina Connolly co-hosts of Kinvara Reporting program,on Kinvara Community Radio Station 92.4FM, are delighted to welcome Gerry Boland founder & manager of Animals Behind Closed Doors, to talk about his campaign on their program on Saturday 20th February, 2021…. Listen HERE



16th February 2021

Ed Graham from the ICSA and Gerry Boland from animal rights organisation ‘Animals Behind Closed Doors’ spoke to Joe Finnegan on Tuesday’s JF Show about live exports. Listen HERE



11nd February 2021

Visit the Irish Examiner’s Letter Page and scroll down to find Gerry Boland’s letter highlighting the fundamental problem with the government’s new Animal Welfare Strategy.



2nd February 2021

Gerry Boland speaks about the issues around Factory Farming with George Mulcahy of Near90.3fm. He explains why he set up this organization and what he hopes to achieve. They also discuss the very relevant topic of virus transmission!

Listen HERE to the interview



20 January 2021

In a wide ranging interview on Tip Mid West Radio Gerry Boland explains the reasons he established Animals Behind Closed Doors. The discussion explores why factory farming is a threat to animals, to human health, and to the planet we live on.

Listen to the interview HERE



14 January 2021

Listen HERE to an interview with Gerry Boland on Lucan Live. They discuss Veganuary…going Vegan in January! (Interview starts at 22 minutes in)



14 January 2021

Listen Here to a Radio Interview with Gerry Boland



14 January 2021

Read Gerry Boland’s letter to the Irish Times here



See Media Archive Page for more letters and interviews with Gerry