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Protest against hunting and coursing exemptions - this Thursday
26 March 2013

Please join the protest against coursing and hunting exemptions in the new Animal Welfare Bill. Make a special effort to be outside Dail Eireann this Thursday, March 28th, from 12.30 to 2pm.

All groups and individuals welcome. Please share the protest details on Facebook and Twitter and encourage others to attend.

Location: Outside Dail Eireann, Kildare Street, Dublin.
Date: Thursday, 28th March 2013.
Time: 12.30 to 2 pm.


Contact all your local TDs now. Tell them you are one of the majority who want coursing and hunting banned. Urge them to back Animal Welfare Bill amendments (from Deputies Maureen O'Sullivan and Clare Daly) which seek to remove the hare coursing and foxhunting exemptions.

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Find out the names of your TDs and their email addresses.

If you prefer to post a letter to your TDs, address your correspondence to:
Dáil Éireann
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2.

Appeal to the Minister for Agriculture

Please appeal to the Minister for Agriculture to remove an exemption for coursing and hunting from the new Animal Welfare Bill and to permanently ban bloodsports.

Simon Coveney, TD
Minister for Agriculture
Department of Agriculture
Agriculture House,
Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

Tel: 01-607 2884 or LoCall 1890-200510.
Fax: 01-661 1013.

Urgently contact An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and An Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore (both of whom have expressed opposition to coursing in the past). Ask them to back a ban on blood sports.

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny
Department of the Taoiseach,
Government Buildings,
Upper Merrion Street,
Dublin 2
Telephone: 01-6194020
Fax: 01-6764048

An Tanaiste, Eamon Gilmore
Office of the Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade,
Iveagh House,
80 St. Stephen’s Green,
Dublin 2.
Tel: 01 6183566 (Dail)
Tel: 01 408 2000 (Iveagh House)
Fax: 01 408 2400

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