This is a selection of some of the most significant articles on Smithfield and the horse market that have appeared in the papers. They give an overview of some of the controversy at the market what has been happening at the market in recent years.
Horse fair on its last legs Sunday Tribune, September 13, 2009
Saddle up! The Sun, September 1, 2007 Saturday
Wild ponies drugged and sold to teens The Sunday Times, July 29, 2007
Animal welfare staff need stab vests at horse fair Irish Independent, April 9, 2007 Monday
The market is set to rise, Sunday Times, February 23, 2003
PONIES RIDDEN TO DEATH BY HOUSING ESTATE THUGS; ANIMAL WELFARE GROUP CALLS FOR MARKET TO CLOSE Sunday Mirror, December 22, 2002
Gentrified Dublin tries to rein in horse fair and 273 years of tradition, The Independent June 4, 2002, Tuesday