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From TheJournal.ie Five people fined for illegally hunting a hare in Co Mayo Hare Lurching

Five people fined for illegally hunting a hare in Co Mayo

Each defendant was ordered to pay €600 to the Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

From TheJournal.ie Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again Hunting

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again

The International Whaling Commission, established in 1946 to conserve and manage the world’s whale and cetacean population, introduced a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986.

From TheJournal.ie US judge orders poacher to watch repeat screenings of Bambi as part of sentence Missouri

US judge orders poacher to watch repeat screenings of Bambi as part of sentence

David Berry Jr will be forced to see the animated movie at least once a month during his year-long jail term.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate Boulia

'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate

One resident said the dogs left behind the tail and entrails of the fox, which one of her neighbours later had to clean up.

From TheJournal.ie Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway Collision This post contains videos

Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway

Dash camera footage shows drivers diverting around the dead dogs on the road.

From TheJournal.ie DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles' Zimbabwe

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'

Scott Van Zyl went missing during a hunting expedition last week.

From TheJournal.ie US hunter 'paid substantial sum' for licence to shoot rare red deer in Killarney On The Hunt

US hunter 'paid substantial sum' for licence to shoot rare red deer in Killarney

The Wild Deer Association of Ireland is investigating the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump Jr once hunted and killed an elephant (and people aren't letting him forget it) Party Symbol

Donald Trump Jr once hunted and killed an elephant (and people aren't letting him forget it)

Many are pointing out how symbolic it is, given the state of the Republican party.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí hunting gang who robbed and terrorised an elderly woman at her home Galbally

Gardaí hunting gang who robbed and terrorised an elderly woman at her home

The incident occurred at Galbally, Co Limerick at around 11pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'Win a lion' and kill it if you want to: Conservation raffle sparks criticism Another Cecil

'Win a lion' and kill it if you want to: Conservation raffle sparks criticism

One charity described it as ‘appalling’.

From TheJournal.ie Lion-killing dentist who shot Cecil will NOT be facing charges Off The Hook This post contains videos

Lion-killing dentist who shot Cecil will NOT be facing charges

Zimbabwe had said previously that they would seek to extradite Walter Palmer.

From TheJournal.ie The all-female poaching unit that's turning the tables and hunting the hunters Black Mambas

The all-female poaching unit that's turning the tables and hunting the hunters

“If you see the poachers you tell them not to try, tell them we are here and it is they who are in danger.”

From TheJournal.ie Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes Trophy Hunting

Dentist who killed Cecil the lion returns to work amid angry protest scenes

A group of protesters gathered outside his office.

From TheJournal.ie US moves to curb trophy hunting after Cecil's death Killing For Sport

US moves to curb trophy hunting after Cecil's death

The lion’s killing has led to a public outcry.

Chris Pratt annoyed a lot of people with these comments about hunting

He said he feels ‘remorse’ for the animals he’s killed.

From TheJournal.ie This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days History Of Violence

This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days

Police believe there is a possibility he may be in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe Not Happy

People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe

Ricky Gervais posted a picture of the hunter on his Facebook page.

Raver found wandering naked in woods four days after music festival

The man had been at the TomorrowWorld festival in Georgia.

From TheJournal.ie This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford Bird Of Prey

This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said the deliberate killing of birds of prey seems to be on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-cruelty group calls for 'appalling' fox hunt blessings to end Blood Sports

Anti-cruelty group calls for 'appalling' fox hunt blessings to end

The Irish Council Against Blood Sports has said it is unacceptable that some priests “endorse cruelty” by blessing hunts.

From TheJournal.ie Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes Legislation

Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes

A gun club association is also highlighting misinterpretation of handgun licensing legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Japan's Prime Minister defends "ancient practice" of dolphin hunting Taiji

Japan's Prime Minister defends "ancient practice" of dolphin hunting

The annual catch and killing of dolphins at Taiji has sparked global criticism.

From TheJournal.ie Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism Japan

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism

The hunt in the fishing village of Taiji in western Japan has come under international criticism and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film “The Cove”.

From TheJournal.ie Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend Animal Cruelty

Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend

The vet said the hunting dog, Fionn, had received a severe blunt force trauma to the head.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after family dog mauled to death by hunt hounds Mauled

Investigation launched after family dog mauled to death by hunt hounds

The family of Isabelle want changes made to the law governing blood sports.

From TheJournal.ie Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister Loophole

Japan will not stop hunting whales, says minister

A Japanese minister said criticism of whaling is “a cultural attack, a kind of prejudice against Japanese culture”.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights groups condemn 'brutal attack' on fox in Laois Animal Cruelty

Animal rights groups condemn 'brutal attack' on fox in Laois

The fox was found tied to a gate after being shot and skinned.

From TheJournal.ie Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer Hunting

Deenihan bans hunting of Kerry red deer

The Minister also announced his decision to begin a general review of the Open Season Order for other deer species.

From TheJournal.ie Campaigners seek Ward Union hunt to be reinstated RURAL SPORT

Campaigners seek Ward Union hunt to be reinstated

Rural Ireland Says Enough (RISE) is calling for government TDs to support the rights of their “large rural support base”.

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?

Rachel Allen to tackle 'dead bird' pics on RTÉ show

Chef to respond on Brendan O’Connor’s chat show to criticism of Facebook photo which shows her posing with shotgun and five game birds.

Hunter shot in buttocks - by his own dog

The man put his shotgun down before turning around to work on his decoys…

From TheJournal.ie Western black rhino declared extinct Extinct

Western black rhino declared extinct

Other subspecies of rhino also face extinction due to commercial poaching and threats from international crime groups targeting rhinos for their horns.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Hunting lobby: Fine Gael broke election deal to lift hunt ban Hunting

Hunting lobby: Fine Gael broke election deal to lift hunt ban

A field sports group has said Fine Gael pledged to reverse a stag hunting ban in return for votes – but then reneged on the deal.

From TheJournal.ie Protest planned as blood-sports group shortlisted for award Blood Sports

Protest planned as blood-sports group shortlisted for award

Pro-blood sports lobby group RISE has been shortlisted for a PR award – a move that animals rights campaigners have condemned, saying the group’s claims that animals do not suffer when hunted are “utterly false and easily refuted”.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael may see red over hunting protest Stag Hunting

Fine Gael may see red over hunting protest

‘Blood’-covered protestors to demonstrate at HQ after party promises hunts it will oppose changes to stag hunting if it gets into power.