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#Blood Sports

# blood-sports - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Hundreds sign petition protesting against fox-hunting internship on JobBridge

The petition was started by the Irish Council Against Bloodsports.

# blood-sports - Monday 16 June, 2014

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.

# blood-sports - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Extract: How 'throwing at cocks' took root in Ireland

Professor James Kelly explains how tying a rooster to a post and throwing sticks at it until it died was considered sport in the 17th century.

# blood-sports - Thursday 9 June, 2011

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”.