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Successful Clonmel protest against hare coursing

Thank you very much to everyone who supported the ICABS/ARAN protest against coursing on Wednesday, 2nd February. Check out some photos from the protest.

Peaceful protest against coursing: February 2nd, 2011

Please join the ICABS/ARAN peaceful demonstration against hare coursing on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011. The protest will take place outside Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Co Tipperary from 12 noon until around 2pm. Please make a very special effort to attend and demonstrate your opposition to this cruel activity. Thank you. We look forward to seeing you there.

ICABS will make buses available from Cork and Dublin (depending on numbers travelling). If you wish to avail of this, please let us know as soon as possible.

If you require a lift to the protest or can offer a lift, let us know and we will endeavour to put you in touch with drivers/passengers.

Please encourage friends and family members to accompany you to the protest.

When: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011, 12 midday
Location: Outside Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Co Tipperary (Powerstown Road / N24)
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Co-ordinates: 52.36279443752316,-7.683886589718633. 52 21' 46.06'',-8 18' 58.01''

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Express your opposition to this disgusting cruelty. Be there for the hares outside Powerstown Park on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011.


Urge the Environment Minister to stop licensing coursing. Send a copy of your correspondence to all of your TDs and encourage them to back a ban on the blood sport.

Environment Minister
Department of the Environment, Custom House, Dublin 1.
[CC - An Taoiseach]
Tel: 01 888 2403. Fax: 01 878 8640.

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(If you have time, please compose your own personal letter. Otherwise, send the short sample letter below.)

Dear Minister,

I am writing to urge you to stop licensing the cruel blood sport of hare coursing.

In coursing, hares continue to die at all stages - during the capture, during the time they are kept in captivity, during the coursing meetings and also subsequent to their release back to the wild. Such deaths have been documented by your NPWS division. These timid and fragile creatures die as a result of physical injuries or from the stress caused by human handling and being chased by greyhounds.

I urge you to act on the wishes of the electorate who want this activity outlawed. Please stop licensing coursing and put in place permanent protection for the threatened Irish Hare species.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,


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