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# rhd2 - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Deadly virus reemerges across rabbit and hare populations in four counties

The virus first emerged in China in 1984 and a new strain in recent years has proved more potent.

# rhd2 - 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.

# rhd2 - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Presence of deadly rabbit and hare disease confirmed in six counties across Ireland

Cases of the disease have been found in Cork, Clare, Leitrim, Offaly, Wicklow and Wexford.