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Urge Ireland's Sinn Fein Party to Support a Ban on Cruel Hare Coursing
Animals  (tags: sinn fein, coursing, hare, cruelty, cruel, bloodsport, wildlife, greyhound, dog, irish, ireland, politics )

Irish Cou
- 24 days ago -
Despite the suffering, injury and death caused to Irish hares in coursing, the Sinn Fein party's current policy is that they "oppose an outright ban". Sign and share our petition and urge the party to change its stance and back a ban on this bloodsport
Ask Loreto College School to Reject Cruel Foxhunt's Fundraiser
Animals  (tags: loreto, college, mullingar, westmeath, ireland, foxhunt, charity, ride, fundraiser, foxhunting, cruel )

Irish Cou
- 24 days ago -
The Irish Council Against Blood Sports is appealing to Loreto College secondary school in Mullingar, to reject a charity ride fundraiser organised by Westmeath Foxhounds, a cruel hunt involved in terrorizing and killing Irish wildlife.
Free the Powerstown Park Hares
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Irish Cou
- 52 days ago -
Dozens of hares have been snatched from the Irish countryside and will be forced to run for their lives from greyhounds at a rescheduled coursing meeting on Sunday 8th February. Please sign and share our petition and help free the hares.
Ask Ashford Castle's Owners to Keep Foxhunters Out
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Irish Cou
- 63 days ago -
Ashford Castle in Mayo Ireland has welcomed a hunt on to its grounds. The Castle general manager "entertained the visitors to mulled wine" before they set off to terrorise foxes. One unfortunate fox was chased through the woods and down to the lake shore.
Please Ask These Companies to Stop Selling Bullfight Tickets
Animals  (tags: bullfighting, bull, bullfight, cruelty, tickets, companies, spain, ticketmaster, carrefour, el cortes ingles, sadness, suffering, abuse, animals, killing, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty )

Irish Cou
- 100 days ago -
Companies helping to keep Spain's blood-stained bullrings in business by selling bullfight tickets are being urged to stop. Ticketmaster, supermarket chain Carrefour and department store group El Corte Ingles are being asked to stop profiting from cruelty
JWT: Stop Encouraging Tourists to Watch Bullfighting
Animals  (tags: bull, bullfight, bullfighting, jwt, joe walsh tours, holiday, cruelty, animal, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty )

Irish Cou
- 106 days ago -
Irish travel company, Joe Walsh Tours, is being urged to stop encouraging holidaymakers to visit a bullfight. A post on the JWT Facebook page states: "Watch bullfighting in Madrid" alongside an image of a bull being taunted in a bullring.
Stop Cruel Hare Coursing in Millstreet Town Park
Animals  (tags: hare, coursing, cruelty, millstreet, cork, greyhound, dog, petition, animalcruelty, abuse, dogs, suffering, wildlife, ireland )

Irish Cou
- 129 days ago -
Hare coursing is one of Ireland's worst forms of cruelty to animals. Hares are snatched from the wild and used as live bait for dogs to chase. Allowing this activity in Millstreet Town Park damages the town's image and undermines its tourism potential
Tell Forestry Board to Stop Allowing Hunters Into Galway Wood
Animals  (tags: animal, fox, myode wood, craughwell, galway, coillte, forestry, forest, wood, cruelty, hunter, hunt, hunting, ireland, bloodsport, icabs )

Irish Cou
- 214 days ago -
Irish Forestry Board, Coillte, is being urged to stop allowing hunters into Moyode Wood in Galway.where they persecute and kill defenceless foxes.
Petition for a Ban on Ireland's Cruel Hare Coursing
Animals  (tags: ireland, cruelty, hare, coursing, greyhound, petition )

Irish Cou
- 219 days ago -
The fate of thousands of hares lies in the hands of one politician - Arts and Heritage Minister Heather Humphreys. Please sign and share our petition which calls on Minister Humphreys to refuse a licence for another season of cruel coursing.
Heather Humphreys - Halt the Hare Horror
Animals  (tags: hare, coursing, cruelty, bloodsport, ireland, greyhound )

Irish Cou
- 231 days ago -
Please join us in urging Minister Heather Humphreys to save Irish hares from coursing cruelty by refusing to grant a licence for the shameful activity. Opposed by most Irish people, coursing involves using hares as live lures for greyhounds to chase.
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