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Greyhound Suffers Heart Attack and Dies During Race in Ireland
Animals  (tags: greyhound, racing, animal cruelty, ireland, clonmel, tipperary )

Irish Cou
- 6 days ago -
A 1-year-old greyhound suffered a heart attack and died during a race at Clonmel track, the Irish Minister for Agriculture has confirmed. The greyhound collapsed at the finishing line during the 4th May race and fell head-first to the ground.
Boston Scientific and Cruel Greyhound Industry
Animals  (tags: )

Irish Cou
- 105 days ago -
Medical devices company, Boston Scientific, is being urged to disassociate from the cruel greyhound industry. The US company, which has three bases in Ireland, has been connected to greyhound races at local tracks where dogs suffer and die.
Horrific Video Shows Why It's Time for Ireland to Ban Horrific Fox Baiting   video
Animals  (tags: ireland, wildlife, animalcruelty, cruelty, dogs, fox, baiting )

Irish Cou
- 114 days ago -
Sickening video footage has emerged this week showing youngsters in Waterford, Ireland engaging in cruel fox baiting. There are renewed calls on the government to ban the activity.
Football Club Urged to Reject "Charity Hunt" Fundraiser
Animals  (tags: hare, fox, hunt, ireland, kildare, ireland, cruelty, wildlife )

Irish Cou
- 118 days ago -
A football club in Kildare, Ireland is being urged to reject a "charity hunt" fundraiser organised by a harrier hunt. In harrier hunting, foxes and hares are chased to exhaustion and bitten and ripped apart by the pack of hounds when caught.
Special Olympics Urged to Scrap Greyhound Track Fundraiser
Animals  (tags: )

Irish Cou
- 124 days ago -
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.
Calor Gas Urged to Disassociate From Greyhound Racing
Animals  (tags: )

Irish Cou
- 158 days ago -
Irish Town, Millstreet, Hosts Animal Cruelty Event in Public Park   video
Animals  (tags: coursing, cruelty, millstreet, cork, ireland, hare, greyhound, wildlife, public park )

Irish Cou
- 166 days ago -
Despite being threatened and intimidated by coursing thugs on Saturday 6th January, the Irish Council Against Blood Sports succeeded in capturing evidence of despicable animal cruelty taking place in the town park in Millstreet, County Cork.
Hospice and Suicide Awareness Groups Urged to Reject Cruel Foxhunt Fundraiser
Animals  (tags: fox, hunt, tipperary, ireland, cruelty, hunting, hospice, suicide awarenessanimalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals )

Irish Cou
- 187 days ago -
Two charities in Tipperary, Ireland are being urged to reject a cruel foxhunt fundraiser which will see foxes terrorised during a night time hunt.
Crover House Hotel in Cavan Sponsoring Cruel Hare Coursing
Animals  (tags: cavan, coursing, ireland, cruelty, hare, dog, wildlife, bloodsportwildlife, animalcruelty, animals )

Irish Cou
- 209 days ago -
Crover House Hotel in Cavan is shamefully sponsoring cruel hare coursing. The booklet for Cavan coursing meeting shows that the hotel "kindly sponsored" the Derby Trial Stake. The hotel also later hosted presentations to owners of winning dogs.
"What You're Doing Is Morally Reprehensible": Foxhunters Confronted   video
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animals, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, dogs, cruelty, death, suffering, wildlife, fox, foxhunting, ireland )

Irish Cou
- 215 days ago -
Fox hunters setting out for a day's bloodsport were confronted in Wexford on 18 Nov. As they departed the village of Blackwater with a pack of hounds to terrorise & kill foxes, one local resident made her voice heard to condemn their "shocking behaviour".
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