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Green Party pledge to ban coursing and hunting
19 February 2011

The Green Party's 2011 election manifesto has outlined that the party will "introduce legislation to ban hare coursing" and "make the hunting of animals with hounds an offence under law", if they form part of the next government.

"Animal welfare is of great concern to the Green Party and we will continue to build on our significant work to date as part of the next government," it states.

In a section focusing on Animal Welfare, the manifesto outlines that the Green Party will

You can download the Green Party manifesto from

The Green Party is running the following candidates in the general election.

Carlow-Kilkenny Mary White
Cavan-Monaghan Darcy Lonergan
Clare Councillor Brian Meaney
Cork East Malachy Harty
Cork North Central Ken Walsh
Cork North West Mark Collins
Cork South Central Senator Dan Boyle
Cork South-West Kevin McCaughey
Donegal North-East Humphrey Murphy
Donegal South-West John Duffy
Dublin Central Phil Kearney
Dublin Mid-West Paul Gogarty
Dublin North Trevor Sargent
Dublin North Central Donna Cooney
Dublin North East David Healy
Dublin North-West Ruari Holohan
Dublin South Eamon Ryan
Dublin South Central Oisín Ó hAlmhain
Dublin South-East John Gormley
Dublin South-West Francis Noel Duffy
Dublin West Roderic O'Gorman
Dún Laoghaire Ciaran Cuffe
Galway East Ciaran Kennedy
Galway West Senator Niall O Brolcháin
Kerry North - West Limerick Tom Donovan
Kerry South Oonagh Comerford
Kildare North Shane Fitzgerald
Kildare South Vivian Cummins
Laois Offaly Chirstopher Fettes
Limerick Stephen Wall
Limerick City Sheila Cahill
Longford-Westmeath Siobhán Kinahan
Louth Mark Dearey
Mayo John Carey
Meath East Sean Ó Buachalla
Meath West Fiona Irwin
Roscommon-South Leitrim Gareth McDaid
Sligo-North Leitrim Johnny Gogan
Tipperary North Olwyn O'Malley
Tipperary South Paul McNally
Waterford Jody Power
Wexford Danny Forde
Wicklow Niall Byrne

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