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Hares running for their lives in Cork, Limerick, Laois, Wexford
05 December 2018
Ireland's shameful coursing season continues TODAY, TOMORROW AND OVER THE WEEKEND, with hundreds of hares being used as live lures for dogs to chase in Glanworth (Cork), Newcastlewest (Limerick), Rathdowney (Laois) and Gorey (Wexford). More...

Former Fine Gael TD and Galway mayor sponsored cruel coursing
05 December 2018
A former Fine Gael TD and mayor of Galway City sponsored cruel hare coursing for at least three years, it has emerged. Documents seen by ICABS show that Brian Walsh - a TD for the Galway West constituency between 2011 and 2016 and mayor of Galway from 2006 to 2007 - sponsored the Galway & Oranmore coursing meeting in 2011, 2013 and 2014. More...

Follow the ICABS campaign on Facebook
05 December 2018
Follow the ICABS campaign on Facebook for all the latest news, updates and action alerts. Help spread the word about our campaign issues by sharing our posts with your friends More...

Hares running for their lives during cruel coursing in Limerick
23 November 2018
Sickening scenes of animal cruelty filmed at the weekend (17/18 Nov 2018) at Bulgaden, near Kilmallock, County Limerick. At a coursing meeting held by Ardpatrick & Kilfinane coursing club - one of approximately 70 that take place around Ireland up until the end of February - dozens of hares were used as live bait for dogs to chase. More...

Sadness at death of farmer who fought against foxhunt trespass
22 November 2018
The small close-knit community of Rathmoyle, County Kilkenny was shocked and saddened at the sudden death of Norman Daniels, a local farmer who acted decisively to tackle trespass by foxhunters. More...

Near FM interview with woman whose garden was invaded by foxhounds
21 November 2018
The savagery of blood sports: Listen to a Near FM interview with Macroom resident Niamh Hodge whose garden was invaded by a pack of hounds last St Stephen's Day. The hounds cornered a fox in the garden and ripped him apart. More...

Fears for future of hares - BBC Countryfile report
15 November 2018
A BBC Countryfile report has raised fears that the horrendous rabbit-killing virus, Myxomatosis, is responsible for the deaths of large numbers of hares across Britain. There are renewed calls on the Irish Government to stop hare coursing and hare hunting. More...

Making a killing from culling our poor badgers - Sunday Independent
14 November 2018
Ireland's badgers have been subjected to a relentless and indiscriminate culling campaign that includes nursing mothers leaving their young to starve in their underground setts. More than 100,000 have been killed by the Department of Agriculture - Read Fiona O'Connell's column in the Sunday Independent. More...

20 hares hit or pinned by dogs at cruel coursing in Loughrea
11 September 2018
13 hares were hit and 7 were pinned to the ground during cruel coursing at Loughrea, recently published reports have revealed. More...

Urge Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to back a ban on fur farming
29 August 2018
Please join us in urging Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to follow the Green Party, Sinn Fein, Labour Party, Independents 4 Change and the Social Democrats in pledging support for Solidarity's upcoming Prohibition of Fur Farming 2018 bill. More...

Tara Hill hares captured for cruel coursing in Wexford
28 August 2018
Among the hares captured for cruel coursing during the past season were 13 from Tara Hill in Wexford. Coursing records published on the website of the National Parks & Wildlife Service - which shamefully continues to license the bloodsport - show that the hares were taken from the 253 metre high hill and its surroundings last November. More...

Call to revoke reckless hare netting licence
15 August 2018
The Irish Council Against Blood Sports is calling on Minister Josepha Madigan to immediately revoke a licence she has recently granted to hare coursing clubs to cruelly net hares from the wild to be used as live bait for greyhounds at coursing meetings, which will take place around the country from September till the end of February. More...

35 hares shot and killed at Dublin Airport
09 August 2018
35 hares have been shot dead at Dublin Airport, it has emerged. The "controlled" killing of the hares was given the go-ahead by Dublin Airport Authority, according to a report in the Herald. More...

Join the 'End Greyhound Racing' protest on Saturday, Sept 22
08 August 2018
Join the "End Greyhound Racing" protest outside Shelbourne Park on Saturday September 22nd 2018. This peaceful protest will take place from 5-9pm at the entrance to Shelbourne Park stadium on South Lotts Road, Dublin 4. More...

Irish horse racing suffers drops in betting, attendance and race entries
25 July 2018
Irish horse racing has suffered major drops in betting as well as falls in attendance and race entries, a newly published report has revealed. Horse Racing Ireland's "Six-Month Statistics 2018" shows that attendance at race meetings fell by 2.3% in the first half of 2018 (519,425 to 507,337), with attendance down by a massive 30 per cent in March. More...

Increase in number of greyhounds killed during racing
19 July 2018
Track attendance is falling, sponsorship is falling, active owners of racing greyhounds is falling. The only thing not falling in the DYING greyhound industry is the number of unfortunate dogs being killed at tracks. More...

All political parties currently support - or have in the past supported - a fur farm ban
18 July 2018
With the announcement by Solidarity politicians that they will be presenting a "Ban Fur Farming" bill in September, TDs across the country are being contacted and urged to pledge their support for the bill. ICABS can reveal that ALL the political parties either currently support a fur farming ban or have backed a ban in the past. More...

Hundreds of horses are dying at races around Ireland
29 June 2018
Hundreds of horses are dying at races around Ireland, shocking new statistics reveal. The damning "equine fatality" figures - released for the first time ever this month - finally lift the lid on the appalling level of suffering and death in horse racing. More...

Ireland has “dreadful reputation as the puppy farm capital of Europe”
21 June 2018
Dublin Central politician Maureen O’Sullivan TD has highlighted Ireland’s “dreadful reputation as the puppy farm capital of Europe” and asked “whether puppy farms should be in existence at all”. More...

Urgent appeal to Minister Madigan - Stop licensing cruel hare coursing
17 June 2018
The Minister for Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan is currently considering a licence application for another season of cruel hare coursing. Please join us in an urgent appeal to the Minister to refuse this licence and give full protection to the Irish Hare - a species which wildlife experts are saying is "in trouble", with numbers having "declined significantly." More...

Laois politician wants end to greyhound exports to countries with poor animal welfare
13 June 2018
Fianna Fail TD Sean Fleming (Laois) has called for an end to the export of Irish greyhounds to countries with poor animal welfare. More...

Green Party deputy leader calls for end to hare coursing and hunting
12 June 2018
The deputy leader of The Green Party has called for an end to hare hunting and the use of hares in cruel coursing. More...

GAA urged to stop club fundraisers at greyhound tracks
07 June 2018
The GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) is being urged to act NOW to stop club fundraisers at greyhound tracks. Numerous clubs (including junior clubs) have held fundraisers at tracks - gambling venues where dogs suffer injuries and die. More...

TD who praised coursers as "honourable people" asks about hare protection
02 May 2018
A Cork politician who outrageously praised cruel hare coursers as "genuine, decent and honourable people" has questioned the Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht Minister about what she is doing to protect the Irish Hare. More...

Hunters cautioned after threatening woman with rape and murder
20 April 2018
A woman who told a Cork hunt not to trespass on her property was threatened with rape and murder, it has emerged. ICABS has learned that the threats were made after the woman - who was standing in the driveway of her home at the time - told the hunters to keep the hounds away. More...

At least 2,649 greyhounds destroyed in Irish pounds since 2010
29 March 2018
At least 2,649 greyhounds have been destroyed in Irish pounds in the past eight years, shocking statistics reveal. The dogs are just some of the many victims of the cruel greyhound industry. More...

Limerick's Radisson Blu hotel urged to say NO to coursing function
20 March 2018
The Radisson Blu Hotel in Limerick is being urged to cancel its hosting of a hare coursing function next month. The "Irish Coursing Club Awards" are due to take place at the hotel on Saturday April 14th. More...

Electric Ireland thanked for scrapping greyhound racing discounts
15 March 2018
A big thank you to Electric Ireland for scrapping a greyhound racing discount offer. The company had been offering the "50% off admission for a night at the dogs" discount as part of its "Rewards" programme but after an appeal from ICABS and contact from concerned customers, the offer has now ended. More...

"Greyhound of the Year" nomination for dog who tested positive for cocaine
15 March 2018
A greyhound who tested positive for cocaine three times last July is in the running for an Irish Greyhound Board "Dog of the Year" award. Clonbrien Hero - who tested positive for the Class A drug after winning the €30,000 Irish Independent Laurels race at Cork's Curraheen Park - is one of three dogs nominated for the award. More...

357 greyhounds injured, 124 killed at tracks around Ireland in 2017
22 February 2018
Shocking new statistics show that 357 greyhounds suffered injuries and 124 were destroyed at tracks around Ireland in 2017. The figures, published in response to a parliamentary question from Clare Daly TD, reveal the awful extent of suffering in the cruel greyhound industry. More...

Special Olympics Ireland urged to scrap greyhound track fundraiser
21 February 2018
The Irish Council Against Blood Sports is calling on Special Olympics Ireland to scrap plans to hold a fundraiser at a greyhound track where dogs suffer and die. More...

Three "Ban Hare Coursing" protests held in Clonmel
13 February 2018
A big thank you to everyone who supported the "Ban Hare Coursing" protests outside Powerstown Park in Clonmel. More...

Arts Minister shamefully gives go-ahead to extra day of cruel coursing "rehearsals"
01 February 2018
Minister for Arts & Heritage, Josepha Madigan, has given permission to the Irish Coursing Club to hold a second day of cruel hare coursing trials (after an initial day of trials and ahead of the three-day coursing "finals" on February 10, 11 and 12). More...

Massive financial losses for Ireland's greyhound tracks
02 February 2018
Greyhounds tracks around Ireland are experiencing massive financial losses, the latest Irish Greyhound Board annual report has revealed. More...

"Your heart would be broke": Irish farmers plagued by trespassing hunts
17 January 2018
"Your heart would be broke" - the words of one of the many landowners across Ireland who are being continually persecuted by hunts. This latest video footage from County Kilkenny shows a pack of hounds clearly out of control in a farmyard. The farmer - who has long been plagued by local hunts - attempts to keep the hounds at bay by closing a gate but the dogs find a way through a hedge and stream on to the property. More...

Join the "Ban Hare Coursing" Protest in Clonmel on February 10th
16 January 2018
Over three days in February, hares will be running for their lives at the national finals of cruel coursing. Please join us outside Powerstown Park in Clonmel, County Tipperary on Saturday, February 10th, 12-2pm to protest against this deplorable bloodsport. More...

News - 2017

December 2017
23 Cara Projects thanked for rejecting greyhound track fundraising
21 Hospice and suicide awareness group urged to reject foxhunt fundraiser
20 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2018
20 Don't party at a greyhound track
06 Reduced rate of VAT for cruel greyhound industry

November 2017
30 Latest shocking statistics show 283 greyhounds injured, 96 killed at tracks so far this year
28 14 hares hit, 3 dead at Edenderry coursing field
24 Massive grants - and the services of doctors - for foxhunters
19 Hares suffer severe maulings at Limerick coursing meeting
09 Ask TDs to vote against an additional €16 million in funding for cruel greyhound industry
06 Fine Gael Senator Ray Butler sends "best wishes" to cruel hare coursers
05 "Ban fur farming in Ireland" protest in Laois
02 "Shocking crowds, rotten image": Greyhound racing "in serious trouble"
01 Wax Museum joins calls for ban on horrific hare coursing

October 2017
30 Hares continuing to suffer in Ireland's cruel coursing: Latest evidence
30 Balaclava-clad thug launches attack while ICABS gathers evidence of hare coursing cruelty
26 Captive hares video goes viral, sparks fresh calls for coursing ban
25 Hares injured and killed at cruel coursing "rehearsal"
17 Voucher Cloud scraps greyhound racing 2-for-1 discount
13 White Sands Hotel in Kerry continuing to sponsor cruel coursing
10 Greyhound industry gets another €16 million in Budget 2018
06 Dail debate highlights suffering of animals
06 Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind rejects greyhound track fundraiser
05 Fine Gael Councillor calling for cull of Ireland's rarest wild mammal
03 "Cruelty to animals is unacceptable and won’t be tolerated": Dail debate on Tuesday 3rd October

September 2017
28 Irish hares running for their lives as cruel hare coursing continues in Kerry and Clare
21 Robert Troy TD pushing for public funds for "animal abuse" industry
20 "End Greyhound Racing" protest outside Shelbourne Park on Saturday 23 September
19 Doping of dogs in the Irish greyhound industry
06 Maldron Hotels thanked for removing greyhound racing leaflets

August 2017
30 Another season of suffering for hares as Minister issues 2017-18 coursing licence
31 Parkinson’s Association thanked for rejecting greyhound track fundraising
30 Hope Foundation thanked for rejecting greyhound track fundraising
29 Wind turbine awareness group urged to cancel greyhound track fundraiser
24 Wildlife Service outrageously claims capturing hares not an animal welfare issue
17 Please support the upcoming "End Greyhound Racing" protests

July 2017
12 Deplorable conditions for Irish greyhounds exported to Pakistan
11 "End Greyhound Exports" protest on Tuesday 18th July

June 2017
28 Agriculture Minister won't say how much of greyhound track loan repaid
27 Urge Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to stop Ireland's shameful animal cruelty
22 Stop licensing cruel coursing: Renewed appeal to Minister Humphreys
17 €23 million for greyhound track that may be worth €2 million
16 6 reasons to say NO to greyhound racing
09 Another Irish horse killed at UK racecourse after breaking leg

May 2017
31 Mid Ireland Tourism promoting greyhound racing and hunting
30 Cystic Fibrosis Ireland urged to reject greyhound track fundraiser
24 Barry's Tea urged to stop sponsoring greyhound racing
16 Personal friends: Irish Greyhound Board chairman and Pat Deering TD

April 2017
25 Urge AIB not to write-down €21 million greyhound industry debt

March 2017
31 Calls for urgent end to export of Irish greyhounds to Pakistan
28 Tommy Broughan's new bill aims to restrict export of Irish greyhounds
22 Fine Gael TDs' greyhound used in cruel coursing
22 Tourism Ireland urged to stop promoting greyhound racing
15 2 Irish MEPs vote against proposal to ban cruel rabbit battery cages
03 Fox savaged by hounds in Cork: Renewed calls for ban on foxhunting

February 2017
28 Protest against Coolnakilla Harriers hunt - Sunday 5th March
27 Political Focus: Senator Michelle Mulherin (Fine Gael, Mayo)
24 I support coursing: Shameful statement from Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae
21 Greyhound trainer banned in Australia now working in Ireland
12 Remembering anti-bloodsports politician Brendan McGahon
06 Shocking coursing cruelty exposed on RTE's Claire Byrne Live
02 Maureen O'Sullivan TD challenges massive grants to dying greyhound industry

January 2017
31 Shame on Dublin Coach for sponsorsing cruel hare coursing and running coursing bus service
24 "Such a gross over-estimate, it's almost laughable": Politicians doubt greyhound industry's jobs claim
18 Health Service urged to end hare coursing project at Ballina centre
17 Join our protest against hare coursing and greyhound racing
11 Order of Malta responds to animal cruelty appeal by blocking ICABS
11 Cut in government funding for animal welfare groups
06 Hunt hounds force traffic to standstill on busy Cork road
05 Minister Creed wants over €7 million more funding for horse and greyhound racing

News - 2016

December 2016
23 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2017
22 Major charities reject foxhunt fundraisers
22 Car dealer told by Renault that advertising in hare coursing booklet is "unacceptable"
16 Fund life-saving medication instead of horse and greyhound racing
16 NPWS recommends suspension of Rathdowney coursing club licence after disappearance of hares
14 Massive government grants to greyhound and horse racing industries
09 Senator wants government to continue giving €285,000 PER WEEK to "wonderful" greyhound industry
08 'Less and less people are going to the dogs': Politicians discuss Ireland's dying greyhound industry
02 Livelihoods of farmers matter more than thousands of snared badgers: Minister Creed
02 Hare massacre being investigated by Wildlife Service

November 2016
30 Maureen O'Sullivan TD challenges Minister on view that "muzzling has prevented harm coming to hares"
24 Hare severely mauled and dumped in box at Limerick coursing meeting
16 Sinn Fein politicians ignore appeal and again wish "best of luck" to cruel coursers
16 Hare Preservation Trust calls for ban on cruel hare coursing

October 2016
29 Shocking video footage confirms suffering continues for hares in cruel coursing
28 I have no plans to stop giving millions of euro to greyhound industry: Minister Creed
27 Hare severely mauled at Loughrea coursing, renewed calls for ban
07 "Stop grant aiding the dying greyhound industry"

September 2016
16 Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Councillors join calls for bloodsports ban
15 Burned, Starved, Mutilated: Another victim of Ireland's cruel greyhound industry
09 Dublin Rathdown TD Josepha Madigan defends cruel hare coursing
06 Sligo Mayor expresses support for ban on bloodsports

August 2016
30 Longford Fine Gael councillor pushing for pine marten cull
19 Another season of suffering for Irish hares as more coursing licences issued
12 The Bill to Ban Hare Coursing: How TDs and parties voted
09 3 injured hares released into the wild after coursing
04 "I am against any form of animal cruelty": New Lord Mayor of Dublin, Brendan Carr
03 USI president joins calls for ban on cruel hare coursing
03 Irish Animal Welfare Party launched in Limerick

July 2016
31 Not content with blocking coursing ban, Minister now hacking hedges
27 Eurocamp removes suggestion to visit French bullfighting festival
23 Two anti-coursing party leaders among 114 who voted against ban on hare coursing
22 Thanks for attending protest against TDs who rejected coursing ban
14 Protest against politicians who rejected bill to ban cruel coursing
13 Judge eulogises foxhunters during court case
10 "Mockery of democracy": Columnist condemns Dail rejection of coursing bill
08 Hares netted and used as live bait for dogs are "in the care of" coursing clubs, Minister says
07 Anti-coursing Sinn Fein leader votes against coursing ban
06 114 TDs shamefully reject bill to ban cruel hare coursing

June 2016
23 Watch: Dail debate on bill to ban hare coursing

May 2016
24 Report reveals latest victims of Ireland's cruel hare coursing
24 MAJOR CAMPAIGN DEVELOPMENT - DAIL TO VOTE ON BILL TO BAN HARE COURSING
24 Foxhunt internships are an abuse of JobBridge scheme - John Brady TD
24 International Protests: Stop exporting greyhounds to Macau
20 Brendan Howlin and Labour Party urged to push for ban on Ireland's cruel bloodsports
19 Robert Troy TD raises issue of animal cruelty in Ireland’s greyhound racing industry
12 Foxhunt internship gone from JobBridge website
12 Irish greyhounds at risk of horrific injuries at Chinese racetrack
03 Actress Pauline McLynn to join greyhound demo in Dublin on Wednesday May 4th

April 2016
27 Stop the export of Irish greyhounds to China: Join the demo on Wednesday 4th May
19 Seanad Election 2016 - where do the candidates stand on animal cruelty issues?
14 They "will die there": Irish greyhounds exported to China
08 Top European ticket agent stops selling bullfight tickets

March 2016
0 Sports Travel Guru thanked for removing bullfight suggestion
25 Ireland is "a long way from being progressive in animal welfare"
16 Fox desperately jumps over river during Wexford hunt
11 "Foxes are lovely animals": 10-year-old calls for ban on foxhunting
09 A job to kill for: Dept of Social Protection offering foxhunt internship
04 Dail 32: Where do the newly elected TDs stand on animal cruelty issues?

February 2016
21 Sunday Independent columnist calls for referendum on Ireland's bloodsports
12 General Election 2016: Where do the candidates stand on animal issues?
12 General Election 2016: Where do the parties stand on animal cruelty issues?

January 2016
29 Padraic Pearse would ban hare coursing
20 Join the protest against cruel hare coursing – Sunday 31st January, Clonmel
15 Renewed appeal to Order of Malta to disassociate from cruel hare coursing
08 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Sligo and Kilkenny
08 Sportsfile photo agency profiting from animal cruelty images

News - 2015

December 2015
18 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2016
18 Green Party to push for bloodsports ban, if in government after 2016 election
18 Limerick veterinary surgeon sponsors hare coursing
17 Read Animal Voice - Issue 06, 2015
17 Sadness at death of "true friend of the animals" councillor, Pat Kavanagh
15 Renewed appeal to charities to reject hunt fundraisers
11 Urge St Vincent’s Hospital to reject foxhunting fundraiser
11 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues at Westport/Castletowngeoghegan and Cappoquin/Dungarvan
10 Glanbia responds to criticism over association with cruel hare coursing
09 €1 million for foxhunt point-to-point racing from taxpayer-funded HRI
08 Renewed appeal to Realex to stop facilitating sale of tickets to animal cruelty event
04 Assault, intimidation and theft at Limerick hare coursing meeting
03 Tributes paid in Seanad Eireann to anti-bloodsports Senator, Jack Fitzsimons
01 Workers' Party councillor "fully opposed to hare coursing"
01 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Athy, Old Kilcullen, Glanworth, Gorey, Newcastlewest, Rathdowney

November 2015
30 Lucinda Creighton thinks animal cruelty tourism would give Irish economy a boost
27 "I have no plans to ban hare coursing": Shameful statement from Simon Coveney
26 “I am in favour of a ban on Ireland’s cruel bloodsports” – Actor/Comedian Joe Rooney
20 Vincent Browne denounces hare coursing as torture to animals
12 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Cavan, Clonmel and Ballyduff
11 Glanbia and Gain Animal Feeds associating with Ireland’s cruel hare coursing
11 3 Sinn Fein politicians wish "best of luck" to cruel coursers
05 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Listowel, Carlow and Nenagh
05 Major blow to coursing: Australian company pulls ad from Irish Coursing Club website
04 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues today and tomorrow (Galway & Oranmore)

October 2015
30 Dozens of agitated hares trapped in Balbriggan coursing field
29 Shame on 3 FG MEPs who voted to keep bullfight subsidies
28 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Freshford (Co Kilkenny)
28 Major EU victory in fight against bullfighting
23 Read Animal Voice - Issue 05, 2015
23 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Charleville, Thurles, Miltown Malbay, Ballinagar, Castleisland and Waterford
22 Double protests against cruel hare coursing in Edenderry
15 Limerick TD asks why a hunter's licence was delayed
13 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues this week in Fermoy
13 Willie O'Dea TD expresses support for ban on hare coursing
09 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend at Westmeath, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary
06 Protest against hare coursing in Edenderry - Saturday, October 17th
06 Brian May condemns Ireland's cruel hare coursing as 'disgusting so-called sport' that 'belongs in history'

September 2015
30 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend at Glin and Ennis Clarecastle
30 Coursers plead guilty to poaching hares on Boora bog nature reserve
24 Maureen O'Sullivan TD questions Minister about post mortems on hares killed during coursing
24 Shocking false claim about hare coursing from Minister Humphreys' office
23 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
11 "Finally we’ve managed to convince the local farmer to ban hunting from his land"
09 TicketsMarket UK removes links to bullfighting tickets
09 Demand an end to the cruel "Toro de la Vega" festival in Tordesillas, Spain
03 Stag party company thanked for removing Algarve bullfight option
01 Boycott Bullfighting - Download and share the ICABS leaflet

August 2015
28 "Animals need to be protected" says Minister who facilitates Ireland's worst cruelty
28 Urge Minister Humphreys to stop Kilflynn hare coursing meeting
27 LateDeals thanked for removing suggestions to visit Spanish and Portuguese bullrings
20 Online travel agent, Sunshine, thanked for deleting suggestion to visit Cancun bullring
19 Minister Humphreys shamefully licenses another coursing season
14 Numerous breaches of last year's coursing licences. What will Minister Humphreys' response be?
12 Minister Humphreys urged to refuse hare coursing licence
11 NetFlights thanked for removing suggestion to visit Mexican bullfight
07 Successful Dublin demos highlight cruelty of coursing and bullfighting

July 2015
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 04, 2015
30 Success: Easons putting graphic hunting magazines out of reach of children
29 Double demo in Dublin to demand end to cruel coursing and bullfighting
24 Spanish Tourism shamefully promoting bullfighting to Irish holidaymakers
21 Student travel company removes list containing cruelty festivals
15 Social Democrats TDs support ban on bloodsports
09 USIT Travel urged to stop recommending cruel Pamplona bullrun
08 "Boycott the Bullrings" demo - 10th July 2015 at Dublin Airport

June 2015
25 More and more Irish badgers being cruelly snared and killed
26 Minister questioned about bait digging, shellfish collecting and crabbing on Bull Island
25 Refuse a 2015-16 coursing licence: Contact Minister Humphreys now
24 Labour Party urged to push for ban on Ireland's cruel bloodsports
24 Labour Party politicians in favour of a ban on bloodsports
19 EuroVenture thanked for removing bullfighting and bullrunning content
19 Fine Gael urged to ban Ireland's cruel bloodsports
19 Fine Gael politicians in favour of bloodsports ban
19 Minister Humphreys asked if she will consider not renewing hare coursing licences
16 Sinn Fein urged to support ban on cruel bloodsports
16 Sinn Fein politicians in favour of bloodsports ban
12 Animal cruelty reported at Limerick hare coursing meeting
11 Secretive animal welfare conference in Farmleigh on Friday
09 Pack Your Bags Travel thanked for removing bullfighting from list of holiday attractions
09 Jack Charlton and cruel mink hunting
05 Northern Sound interview: ICABS highlights coursing cruelty
05 TV3's Pete the Vet expresses support for bloodsports ban
03 Renewed appeal to cricket club to stop using coursing field
03 Westmeath Cllr: Hunts can cause more damage than an entire parish
02 Coursers get over 100,000 Euro from taxpayer-funded Greyhound Board

May 2015
29 NPWS issue thousands of licences for killing of protected animals
27 Minister asked why no sanctions for coursers who breached licence conditions
26 Irish badgers are being culled in horrific circumstances
15 Hares continuing to suffer and die in Ireland's cruel coursing
12 Read Animal Voice - Issue 03, 2015
08 Urge Order of Malta to disassociate from cruel hare coursing
07 Irish hares being persecuted by hunters, coursers and shooters
01 Three fur farms remain in Ireland - demand a fur farming ban now
01 Veterinary Council refuses to restrict vet participation in bloodsports

April 2015
29 Smell led ranger to injured hare in box at coursing meeting
24 Minister Humphreys Rolls Over For Hare Coursers
22 Holiday Hypermarket thanked for removing bullfighting references from website
17 TDs Paul Murphy and Tommy Broughan question Minister about extinction of Bull Island hares
09 Badgers avoid cattle: Landmark finding in Irish badger study
09 About.com asked to stop publicising cruel bullfighting events
03 No escape for fox who tried to find refuge in tree at Wexford hunt
03 Vet and FBD Insurance 'equine specialist' at County Clare foxhunt
02 Hares feared extinct on Dublin's North Bull Island
01 Carlow–Kilkenny By-election 2015: Where do the candidates stand on animal cruelty?

March 2015
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 02, 2015
12 Maureen O'Sullivan TD moves bill to ban cruel hare coursing
12 Le Boat thanked for removing bullfights from "Top 10 secret gems" list
12 Hays Travel thanked for removing bullfighting reference from website
11 Disturbing Westmeath Foxhunt video emerges
10 Appeal to Easons to act against graphic hunting magazines
06 Urge Mullingar school to reject foxhunt’s fundraiser

February 2015
27 Minister Simon Coveney admits to participating in cruel foxhunting
20 8 hounds shot dead by sheep farmer following sheep attack during hunt
19 Irish foxhunting groups continuing to enjoy tax exemption
18 Labour senator shamefully commends cruel coursers
06 Deer narrowly avoids collision with car during hunt in Ashbourne
05 Clare Daly TD moves Bill to ban hare coursing and close stag hunting loophole
03 Free the Powerstown Park Hares

January 2015
28 Read Animal Voice - Issue 01, 2015
28 Kill greyhounds, don't rehome them - Callous advice from Irish Coursing Club
28 Drug problem haunting Irish greyhound industry
23 Join the protests against cruel hare coursing - Jan 30th Dublin and Feb 2nd Clonmel
22 AlphaRooms.com thanked for removing bullfighting references from website
22 Foxes run for their lives as hunt welcomed to Ashford Castle
22 Protest against hare coursing sponsor, BoyleSports - Friday, January 30th
21 Justice Minister questioned about hunt "blatantly ignoring legislation"
21 Dublin Coach's shameful hare coursing offer
16 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
16 Osprey Holidays thanked for removing bullfighting reference from Seville page
16 Fox pursued by 37 hounds for over 13 miles
15 Budget Travel thanked for removing bullfighting references
15 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this week in Macroom, Co Cork
13 Millstreet TD urged to join calls for end to cruel hare coursing in town park
13 Respa Beds owner and Westmeath county hurler at foxhunt
07 Appeal to Millstreet GAA: Join calls for end to coursing on football field
06 Shameful animal cruelty in Millstreet's town park

News - 2014

December 2014
23 Read Animal Voice - Issue 12, 2014
23 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2015
19 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend in Kilkenny and Donegal
19 Realex urged to stop facilitating sale of tickets to animal cruelty event
18 Minister Simon Coveney: I have no plans to ban hare coursing
18 Crushing blow to convicted hare coursers in UK
17 Over 28,000 sign petition for a ban on Ireland's cruel coursing
17 Gardai standing next to coursers' catering tent were on traffic duty
16 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this week in Borris-in-Ossory
16 Companies asked to stop selling bullfighting tickets
12 Joe Walsh Tours thanked for removing suggestion to visit bullfight
12 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
11 Joe Walsh Tours urged to stop encouraging tourists to "watch bullfighting"
11 Justice Minister: Ward Union deer incident under investigation
11 Minister urged to close loophole being exploited by deer hunters
10 Leading stag do company drops suggestion to visit bullfight
10 Oliver's Travels thanked for removing bullfighting lessons
05 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend

November 2014
28 Read Animal Voice - Issue 11, 2014
27 Irish hares running for their lives as cruel hare coursing continues
27 Urge Limerick bishop to end clergy involvement in cruel hare coursing
26 Foxes suffering appalling fates due to Simon Coveney's failure to ban terrierwork
25 Scrap metal company urged to scrap coursing sponsorship
25 Help reduce animal deaths on the roads
21 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
20 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Foxhunting is "absolutely disgraceful"
19 Death of anti-bloodsports politician Jack Fitzsimons
14 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Cavan, Clonmel, Ardpatrick and Ballyduff
13 Calls for Millstreet Town Park to stop hosting cruel hare coursing
12 Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council urged not to trap or kill foxes
07 Dublin marathon timing company proud of hare coursing involvement
04 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Galway & Oranmore, Carlow, Listowel and Nenagh

October 2014
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 10, October 2014
29 Irish greyhounds killed to teach UCD veterinary students
28 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Freshford (Co Kilkenny), Limerick City and Leinster Open/Trim
24 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Miltown Malbay, Charleville, Thurles, Ballinagar, Castleisland and Waterford
23 Coursing club gets slap on the wrist for intimidating ranger
23 Shame on Fine Gael MEPs for abstaining in EU animal cruelty vote
23 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Mallow, Co Cork
21 Coursing cruelty continues today at New Ross, Co Wexford
17 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Crohane & Killenaule, Loughrea, Edenderry, Abbeydorney
17 €13.6 million budget jackpot for greyhound industry
17 Why were 3 uniformed Gardaí present at Glin hare coursing meeting?
17 Petition: Stop EU subsidies for bullfighting
16 Limerick Diocese condones hare coursing cruelty
15 Ireland's coursing cruelty continues this week in Fermoy
10 Dept of Agriculture orders 25,000 badger body bags
10 Ireland's coursing cruelty continues this weekend
10 Priest blesses field of nightmares
08 By-elections 2014: Where do the candidates stand on animal cruelty
03 Actress Mary McEvoy: "I don't believe in hunting or shooting"
03 Urge Minister Humphreys to stop Mallow hare coursing meet
02 Coillte defends its hosting of barbarism

August 2014
29 Read Animal Voice - Issue 08, August 2014
27 Minister Humphreys Licenses Cruel Wildlife Abuse
25 Coillte urged to bar hunters from Galway wood
22 Unbelievable: Minister claims badger snaring "does not involve snares"
13 Companies urged to scrap discounts for wildlife killers
08 Heather Humphreys - Halt the hare horror

July 2014
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 07, July 2014
23 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty catalogue 2014
23 Tell Agriculture Minister, Taoiseach and Tanaiste to ban fur farming NOW
23 Minister Coveney approves painful mutilation of dogs
15 Deadline for submissions on fur farming - Friday 18th July
09 Stars from the world of entertainment call for ban on Ireland's cruel fur farming
02 Urge Minister Simon Coveney to 'Scrap the code of practice. Ban fur farming now'
02 8 out of 10 want fur farming banned in Ireland: opinion poll

June 2014
30 Read Animal Voice - Issue 06, June 2014
25 Meath deer hunt report under investigation
25 Irish Rail to take action over hunters on Tipperary track
24 Farmers Against Foxhunting condemn hunt blessing
24 Iglu Cruise thanked for removing suggestion to watch bullfight festival
24 Holiday Transfers thanked for removing suggestion to attend bullfight
24 Abercrombie & Kent thanked for removing bullfight references from website
18 Hunters on rail line: Irish Rail urged to take action
13 Minister Coveney: I am aware a large body of people want coursing banned
13 Burleigh Travel thanked for removing bullfight references from website
12 Meet Ireland's rarest native mammal
11 Kilkenny priest urged to stop hunt blessings
06 Hare coursers back on Galway Bay's Island Eddy
06 Revealed: Bloodsports enthusiasts at Coveney's "animal welfare" conference
06 Online shopping website Fruugo thanked for removing glue traps

May 2014
30 Read Animal Voice - Issue 05, May 2014
30 Minister Michael Noonan thinks "coursing is not an issue"
30 Snared fox was "crying like a child"
29 How can we talk about animal welfare and condone cruelty?
28 Success for anti-bloodsports candidates in elections
28 Death of anti-bullfighting campaigner, Tony Moore
20 Outrage as hunters and terriermen invited to Coveney's 'animal welfare' conference
20 European Elections 2014: Candidates and Animal Issues

April 2014
30 Read Animal Voice - Issue 04, 2014
30 NPWS issue licence to kill Ireland's rarest mammal
18 Join the protest against animal cruelty - Friday, May 16th, 12-2pm
18 One in Four urged to reject fundraiser auction that includes foxhunting
17 Death of ICABS campaigner, Pat Patterson
16 Senator concerned about "integrity" of hare coursing
16 Renewed appeal to Taoiseach and Tanaiste to ban hare coursing
10 Hunting mag highlights carnage in Irish countryside
10 IceLolly.com thanked for removing bullfight reference from Madrid guide
03 Hospice Foundation thanked for dropping bullfight-themed images

March 2014
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 03, 2014
28 MyCharity.ie thanked for removing bullrun from fundraising list
21 Foxhunting Cruelty: A focus on earth blocking
20 Just Resorts thanked for removing bullring from "Marbella holiday highlights"
20 Ticketmaster asked to stop selling tickets to cruel bullfights
19 Exclusive GP thanked for removing bullfighting reference from website
14 Happy St Patrick's Day to all our friends and supporters
12 "Corrupt Science": BBC upholds complaint against Irish badger snaring article
11 Local and European Elections 2014: Candidates and Animal Issues
07 Pet food company Kasko asked to disassociate from cruel hare coursing
07 Complaints to Westmeath Examiner over front page foxhunters
06 Ireland is still a cruel country - Maureen O'Sullivan TD
06 Letter to Editor: Threat to the Irish Hare is a horror story that shames us
06 Charities urged to reject hunt fundraisers
04 Contiki urged to stop encouraging holidaymakers to attend bullfight

February 2014
28 Read Animal Voice - Issue 02, 2014
26 Protest against coursing - this Sunday 2nd March
26 American Airlines removes bullfighting references from website
12 Surehaul asked to disassociate from hare coursing
12 New ICABS petition calls for end to cruel badger snaring
11 Ricky Gervais highlights ICABS petitions to 5.5 million
07 Hare coursing president manhandles women
07 UK hotel disassociates from Ireland's cruel hare coursing
06 Shame on BoyleSports for sponsoring Ireland's cruel hare coursing
03 Read Animal Voice - Issue 01, 2014

January 2014
31 Festival of coursing cruelty kicks of at Clonmel this weekend
31 Gorey Councillor horrified that cruel coursing continues
29 Ganly Walters asked to remove foxhunting from property listings
22 Renewed appeal to Simon Coveney to ban digging-out and terrierwork
22 Call on Clonmel Park Hotel to stop publicising cruel hare coursing
22 Protest against hare coursing - Monday, February 3rd
21 Courser's claim that hares are treated well is laughable
17 NY.T.Roma Hotel thanked for removing bullfighting from activities page
16 Irish Rail urged to stop allowing hunts to cross tracks at unattended level crossings
16 Paralyzed hunt hound left to die on Athlone train track
16 "I love hunt pictures": Westmeath Councillor
15 Macroom urged to reject cruel hare coursing
14 Irish Rail must prosecute hunt that trespassed on to rail line
14 Two hounds killed in train collision, News & Star reports
10 Elavon/Realex urged to stop facilitating sale of coursing tickets
09 Dublin Coach company's coursing connection
07 Hunting image in Westmeath Hospice calendar

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