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#Hare coursing

# hare-coursing - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

All eyes on the Greens as TD calls for hare coursing to be banned

TD Paul Murphy has called or cross-party support for the Bill.

# hare-coursing - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'Heinous barbarism': Public urges Heritage Minister to introduce hare coursing ban

The sport sparked controversy following an RTÉ Investigates documentary in July.

# hare-coursing - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Suspension of hare coursing licences lifted in areas not affected by deadly virus

The suspension was announced in August after a number of cases of RHD2 were confirmed in Ireland.

# hare-coursing - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Almost 6,000 greyhounds killed in Ireland every year, new RTÉ documentary reveals

The programme also revealed cases of unregulated hare coursing in Cork.

# hare-coursing - Friday 10 November, 2017

'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.

# hare-coursing - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'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.

# hare-coursing - Sunday 8 November, 2015

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.

# hare-coursing - Sunday 23 August, 2015

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.

# hare-coursing - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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

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

# hare-coursing - Sunday 25 August, 2013

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.

# hare-coursing - Monday 3 June, 2013

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.

# hare-coursing - Monday 25 March, 2013

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.

# hare-coursing - Friday 1 February, 2013

Protest over National Coursing Meeting to take place outside Dáil

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

# hare-coursing - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

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”.

# hare-coursing - Thursday 15 March, 2012

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?

# hare-coursing - Monday 30 January, 2012

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.