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#Hare coursing

From TheJournal.ie 'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses Animal Welfare

'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses

Wild animals will be banned in circuses from 1 January 2018. Hare coursing remains legal.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing Animal Cruelty

'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing

Ireland is one of only three countries that allows hare coursing. Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan wants it to end.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin TD and councillors criticised for wishing "best of luck" to hare coursing group Par For The Course

Sinn Féin TD and councillors criticised for wishing "best of luck" to hare coursing group

The ad had been taken out in a programme for an event which features the Listowel coursing club.

From TheJournal.ie Ongoing legality of wild hare coursing sums up this government's contempt for our natural heritage Opinion

Ongoing legality of wild hare coursing sums up this government's contempt for our natural heritage

The singular beauty of Ireland’s natural resources is as important as anything else this country has to offer, argues bird expert Eric Dempsey.

From TheJournal.ie "It is positively medieval, barbaric": New figures show injuries to hares Hare Coursing

"It is positively medieval, barbaric": New figures show injuries to hares

New figures show over 100 hares injured during the coursing season last year.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights activists unhappy as Department issues licences for hare coursing Hare Coursing

Animal rights activists unhappy as Department issues licences for hare coursing

Around 90 hare coursing meetings will be held in Ireland in the coming months, with each event using around 100 hares.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating complaint about 'almost dead' hares released back into wild Animal Welfare

Gardaí investigating complaint about 'almost dead' hares released back into wild

The Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht has also raised the matter and requested that hares be kept until they have fully recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Wildlife Trust calls on public to help change animal welfare bill Animal Welfare

Irish Wildlife Trust calls on public to help change animal welfare bill

TDs Maureen O’Sullivan and Clare Daly plan to propose the removal of exemptions for fox hunting and hare coursing.

From TheJournal.ie Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil Hare Coursing

Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil

The event is due to take place this weekend in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for an end to "inherently cruel" hare coursing Coursing

Calls for an end to "inherently cruel" hare coursing

Animal campaigners say that details from the National Parks and Wildlife Service show that the practice is “unacceptable”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should hare coursing be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should hare coursing be banned?

Anti-hunting activists have hit out at the Government for exempting hare coursing from animal cruelty laws. So what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Opposition TDs propose laws to ban hare coursing Coursing

Opposition TDs propose laws to ban hare coursing

Clare Daly and Maureen O’Sullivan will introduce a Bill later this year to address animal cruelty in sports and other rights issues.