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Award acknowledges Minister John Gormley's progressive animal welfare measures
07 October 2010

The Irish Council Against Blood Sports has presented an award to Environment Minister, John Gormley, for his progressive animal welfare measures. At an animal welfare dinner in Dublin, the Green Party leader was thanked for securing a ban on the Ward Union and for legislation regulating dog breeding establishments.

Aideen Yourell of ICABS presents a Genesis Fine Arts (Mullingar) bronze replica of a red deer stag to Minister for the Environment, John Gormley, on October 4th last. The presentation was made at a dinner to celebrate the banning of the Ward Union carted deer hunt and the passing of legislation to regulate puppy farms.

See more photos from the event on the Green Party's Flickr PhotoStream

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