Heritage Ministers urged to refuse 2022-23 licence for cruel hare coursing
28 June 2022
Heritage Ministers Darragh O’Brien and Malcolm Noonan are being urged to REFUSE a licence for another season of cruel hare coursing. More...
Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2022 Candidates and animal cruelty issues
15 April 2022
The views of Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2022 candidates in relation to animal cruelty issues. On Thursday, 5 May 2022, please vote for animal-friendly candidates and reject those who support cruelty. More...
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty withdraws cover to hunting group
11 February 2022
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has withdrawn from an insurance scheme for those involved in cruel fox hunting, hare coursing, shooting, dog racing and terrierwork in Ireland. More...
Join the protest against cruel hare coursing - Sunday, February 6 in Clonmel
13 January 2022
Please join our peaceful protest against cruel hare coursing at Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary on Sunday, 6 February 2022, from 12 midday to 3pm. More...
Join the protest against cruel coursing in Millstreet Town Park - Friday 31 December
23 December 2021
Support the protest against cruel hare coursing in Millstreet Town Park - Friday 31 December 2021, 9am to 11am at Millstreet Town Park, Millstreet, County Cork More...
Over €10 million in grants to hunts around Ireland
09 September 2021
More than €10 million in grants have been shamefully paid out to hunts by taxpayer-funded Horse Racing Ireland over the past decade, it has emerged. More...
Ministers urged to revoke coursing licence after disease spread warning
31 August 2021
Heritage Minister Darragh O’Brien and Minister of State Malcolm Noonan are being urged to revoke licences which allow coursing clubs to net thousands of hares from the wild and use them as live lures for dogs to chase. More...
Heritage Minister shamefully issues licences for cruel hare coursing
11 August 2021
Heritage Minister Darragh O’ Brien has shamefully issued licences which allow coursing clubs to net thousands of hares from the wild and use them as live bait for dogs to chase. More...
Clearly injured hare released back to the wild after cruel coursing
14 July 2021
A hare suffering an injury was released back to the wild following a cruel coursing meeting in Liscannor, it has emerged. The release of the injured animal took place in the presence of a National Parks and Wildlife Service ranger the day after the meet. More...
Urge politicians to back bill to ban cruel coursing
9 July 2021
Paul Murphy TD’s Animal Health & Welfare (Ban on Hare Coursing) Bill is expected back before the Dail in the coming months. Please join us in urging politicians to give their backing to the bill which aims to finally stop coursing - a cruel bloodsport which a majority in both rural and urban areas want outlawed. More...
Dublin Bay South By-Election candidates and animal cruelty issues
6 June 2021
The views of Dublin Bay South By-Election candidates in relation to animal cruelty issues. Please read before casting your vote! More...
Urge Fianna Fáil to ban cruel hare coursing
19 March 2021
Join us in urging Fianna Fáil TDs to support Paul Murphy TD’s bill which aims to outlaw cruel hare coursing in Ireland. The bill is expected back before the Dail later this year. More...
“Cruel, barbaric and outdated”: Urge TDs to support the bill to ban cruel hare coursing
27 February 2021
Join us in urging politicians and parties to support Paul Murphy TD’s bill which aims to outlaw cruel hare coursing in Ireland. More...
Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan: “I’m calling for a ban on cruel greyhound racing and hare coursing”
05 February 2021
“I’m calling for a ban on cruel greyhound racing and hare coursing” – A big thank you to Downton Abbey actor and animal rights activist Peter Egan for joining calls for a ban. More...
Minister confirms all hares held captive by cruel coursers will be released “forthwith”
29 January 2021
All hares held captive by cruel coursers will be released, the Heritage Minister has confirmed. Minister Darragh O’Brien was responding to a Dail Question from Social Democrats TD Jennifer Whitmore (Wicklow) who asked “if he will call for the immediate release of any hares currently in captivity in view of the fact that coursing meetings are not permitted to take place during current Covid-19 restrictions and in view of the animal welfare issues related to holding wild animals in captivity.” More...
Heritage Minister urged to order the immediate release of captive hares
15 January 2021
With coursing halted under the government’s current Level 5 restrictions, there are renewed calls on Heritage Minister Darragh O’Brien to order the immediate release of all hares captured for the cruel bloodsport. More...
Willie O'Dea TD asks why cruel coursing ‘is no longer permitted’
15 January 2021
Limerick Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea, who previously indicated support for a ban on cruel hare coursing, has this week asked the Minister for Agriculture why the bloodsport has been stopped. More...
“This is shocking…unbelievable. @GoFundMe take this down!”
14 January 2021
Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan has joined calls on online fundraising platform, GoFundMe, to remove a sickening fundraiser which has raised over quarter of a million euros for cruel hare coursing. More...
Cruel hare coursing discussed on "Today with Claire Byrne"
8 January 2021
Listen to the "Today with Claire Byrne" show on RTE Radio 1 (8 January 2021) for a discussion about cruel hare coursing and the Irish Coursing Club's shameful High Court challenge to the government’s decision to stop their bloodsport under COVID19 Level 5 restrictions. Featured on the show are ICABS campaign director Aideen Yourell and Solidarity/RISE TD Paul Murphy More...
Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2021
24 December 2020
We wish all our friends and supporters a happy, healthy Christmas! Thank you for all your support throughout the year. Nollaig shonasach agus athbhliain shuaimhneach from all at the Irish Council Against Blood Sports. More...
17 pregnant sheep KILLED in attack - Farmer believes hunting dogs to blame
16 December 2020
A Waterford farmer has said he believes hunting dogs are responsible for an attack at the weekend which left 17 sheep dead and six more with broken legs. More...
Pamela Anderson calls on Taoiseach to ban “reckless and cruel” hare coursing in Ireland
09 December 2020
Actor, model and activist Pamela Anderson has this week written to Taoiseach Michéal Martin urging him to bring “reckless and cruel” hare coursing to an end in Ireland. More...
Ireland is not civilised as long as it continues to allow hare coursing
07 December 2020
Ireland is not civilised as long as it continues to allow hare coursing. Those who support coursing are savages. Those who allow it to continue in law are quislings – Read Damien Enright’s column in the Irish Examiner. More...
WATCH: Dail debate today on €96 million funding for horse and greyhound racing
01 December 2020
The proposed approval by Dail Eireann of the €96 million Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund Regulations 2020 will be debated in Dail Eireann today, 1st December, at 4.09pm. The Fund will grant another €19.2 million to greyhound racing and €76.8 million for horse racing. Watch the debate live on Oireachtas TV or online at https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/oireachtas-tv/dail-eireann-live/
Senator Boylan questions Agriculture Minister about those running “greyhound care centre”
27 November 2020
Sinn Féin Senator Lynn Boylan has asked the Agriculture Minister to confirm that nobody involved in a new Greyhound Racing Ireland-funded “greyhound care centre” in Tipperary has “exported [greyhounds] to countries that do not have adequate welfare standards”. More...
Cruel Fox Hunting: “No plans to change the existing legislation” - Agriculture Minister
26 November 2020
“My Department has no plans to change the existing legislation” - Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue dismissing the latest call for cruel foxhunting to be banned in Ireland. More...
Heritage Minister Darragh O’Brien urged to refuse coursing licence extension
17 November 2020
Hare coursers are currently lobbying Heritage Minister Darragh O'Brien to allow them to extend their season of animal cruelty into the month of March. The coursers are seeking an extension to compensate them for coursing being halted for six weeks up until at least 1st December due to Covid19 restrictions. Minister O’Brien must not only dismiss any requests for an extension but keep the licence permanently suspended. More...
NPWS tells coursers to release all captive hares
27 October 2020
ICABS understands that the National Parks and Wildlife Service has written to the Irish Coursing Club, telling them to release all hares in captivity. The move follows last week's announcement that coursing was to be stopped for six weeks, in line with COVID19 Level 5 restrictions More...
COVID-19: Government must stop hare coursing and foxhunting
07 October 2020
The government is being urged to act in the interests of slowing the spread of COVID-19 and stop all hare coursing and foxhunting. Despite increasing infections and deaths and nationwide Level 3 restrictions, the bloodsports brigade are determined not to let a pandemic get in the way of their shameful activities. More...
77% want cruel coursing banned: Support our new nationwide billboard campaign
06 October 2020
The Irish Council Against Blood Sports has launched a new nationwide billboard campaign to highlight the cruelty of hare coursing and the fact that a 77% majority of Irish citizens want it BANNED. More...
Join the 'Ban Hare Coursing' protest in Clonmel on 16 February
30 January 2020
Please join the "Ban Hare Coursing" peaceful protest outside Powerstown Park in Clonmel on Sunday 16th February 2020 from 12 midday to 2pm. More...
General Election 2020 Candidates and Animal Cruelty Issues
16 January 2020
The views of General Election 2020 candidates in relation to animal cruelty issues. Please support compassionate candidates on election day – Saturday, February 8th. More...
Greyhound industry horrors: Join calls for an end to government funding
11 July 2019
Watch "RTE Investigates: Greyhounds running for their lives" and join calls for an immediate end to all state funding to the cruel greyhound industry and a ban on greyhound racing and hare coursing. More...
Abuse of Greyhounds: Joint Committee on Agriculture
9 July 2019
The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will today focus on "Recent media reports on abuse of greyhounds", with questions to representatives from the Irish Greyhound Board and Irish Coursing Club. Watch Live between 3.30pm and 4pm today 9th July 2019 and please respond to our "Ban Hare Coursing and Greyhound Racing" action alerts. More...
"RTE Investigates" exposes Irish greyhound industry's hidden horrors
20 June 2019
"RTE Investigates" exposes Irish greyhound industry's hidden horrors - the killing of up to 6,000 greyhounds every year, the mutilation and doping of dogs and the shameful exports to China where horrific meat markets await. Don't miss "RTÉ Investigates: Greyhounds Running for Their Lives" this evening (Wednesday, 26 June 2019) at 9.35pm on RTE1. More...
Fresh calls for ban on cruel hare coursing
20 June 2019
There are renewed calls for a ban on cruel hare coursing as hares continue to suffer and die at shameful coursing meetings held around Ireland. Documents obtained by ICABS under Freedom of Information show that, during the 2018-19 coursing season, hares were struck, mauled, injured and killed. Read our latest Coursing Cruelty Catalogue for more details and please respond to the urgent action alert. More...
Urge Fine Gael to back a ban on cruel fur farming
07 May 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fine Gael are being urged to follow Fianna Fail, the Green Party, Sinn Fein, Labour Party, Independents 4 Change and the Social Democrats in pledging support for Solidarity's upcoming Prohibition of Fur Farming bill (due for debate in Dail Eireann on 3rd July, with a vote on 4th July). More...
Elections 2019: Make your vote count for the animals
07 May 2019
Before you vote in the local and European elections on Friday 24th May, find out where the candidates stand on blood sports, fur farming and other animal cruelty issues - Local Election Candidates | European Election Candidates Please support compassionate candidates and reject those who defend animal cruelty.
Cruel coursing: Hare desperately jumps into the air to escape
02 May 2019
A hare desperately jumped into the air in an attempt to escape from greyhounds during a shameful coursing meeting in Sevenhouses, County Kilkenny. At the bloodsport event, held in January, 4 hares died. More...
Hen party hunters had “beaming smiles” as foxes ran for their lives
24 April 2019
Members of a visiting hen party from the UK with “beaming smiles” on their faces were among those at a shameful hunt in Westmeath during which a fox was chased for more than 40 minutes by a pack of 29 dogs. More...
Groupon removes reference to bullfighters from Madrid attractions
26 March 2019
Groupon has been thanked for removing a reference to "bullfighters showing off their skills at the corrida" from a Madrid attractions list. More...
Read Animal Voice - Issue 01, 2019
30 January 2019
A round-up of all the latest campaign news. Please respond to this month's featured action alerts and forward to all your friends. Thank you. More...
Clonakilty businesses shamefully support cruel coursing
23 January 2019
Shame on the local businesses which supported the Clonakilty hare coursing meeting on 11-13 January. Among the businesses which advertised in the coursing club booklet were pubs, hotels, shoe shops, an opticians and a florist. More...
Anti-blood sport group hits out at East Donegal hare coursing event
15 January 2019
Donegal News has reported on renewed calls for a ban on cruel hare coursing, following a two day coursing meeting in East Donegal on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. More...
Join the "Ban Hare Coursing" protest in Clonmel on 3rd February
08 January 2019
Please make a special effort to join the "Ban Hare Coursing" peaceful protest outside Powerstown Park in Clonmel on Sunday, 3rd February 2019 from 12pm to 2pm. More...
Workers’ Party calls for implementation of ban on bloodsports
08 January 2019
“Almost every European country has introduced a full ban on cruel bloodsports such as hare coursing, fox hunting and stag hunting, in particular with dogs. Ireland, disgracefully, still lags behind". More...
News - 2018
06 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2019 from the Irish Council Against Blood Sports
06 "There's no glossing over the cruelty involved in hare coursing"
05 Hares running for their lives in Cork, Limerick, Laois, Wexford
05 Former Fine Gael TD and Galway mayor sponsored cruel coursing
05 Follow the ICABS campaign on Facebook
23 Hares running for their lives during cruel coursing in Limerick
22 Sadness at death of farmer who fought against foxhunt trespass
21 Near FM interview with woman whose garden was invaded by foxhounds
15 Fears for future of hares - BBC Countryfile report
14 Making a killing from culling our poor badgers - Sunday Independent
11 20 hares hit or pinned by dogs at cruel coursing in Loughrea
29 Urge Fianna Fail and Fine Gael to back a ban on fur farming
28 Tara Hill hares captured for cruel coursing in Wexford
15 Call to revoke reckless hare netting licence
09 35 hares shot and killed at Dublin Airport
08 Join the 'End Greyhound Racing' protest on Saturday, Sept 22
25 Irish horse racing suffers drops in betting, attendance and race entries
19 Increase in number of greyhounds killed during racing
18 All political parties currently support - or have in the past supported - a fur farm ban
29 Hundreds of horses are dying at races around Ireland
21 Ireland has “dreadful reputation as the puppy farm capital of Europe”
17 Urgent appeal to Minister Madigan - Stop licensing cruel hare coursing
13 Laois politician wants end to greyhound exports to countries with poor animal welfare
12 Green Party deputy leader calls for end to hare coursing and hunting
07 GAA urged to stop club fundraisers at greyhound tracks
29 At least 2,649 greyhounds destroyed in Irish pounds since 2010
20 Limerick's Radisson Blu hotel urged to say NO to coursing function
15 Electric Ireland thanked for scrapping greyhound racing discounts
15 "Greyhound of the Year" nomination for dog who tested positive for cocaine
22 357 greyhounds injured, 124 killed at tracks around Ireland in 2017
21 Special Olympics Ireland urged to scrap greyhound track fundraiser
13 Three "Ban Hare Coursing" protests held in Clonmel
02 Massive financial losses for Ireland's greyhound tracks
01 Arts Minister shamefully gives go-ahead to extra day of cruel coursing "rehearsals"
News - 2017
23 Cara Projects thanked for rejecting greyhound track fundraising
21 Hospice and suicide awareness group urged to reject foxhunt fundraiser
20 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2018
20 Don't party at a greyhound track
06 Reduced rate of VAT for cruel greyhound industry
30 Latest shocking statistics show 283 greyhounds injured, 96 killed at tracks so far this year
28 14 hares hit, 3 dead at Edenderry coursing field
24 Massive grants - and the services of doctors - for foxhunters
19 Hares suffer severe maulings at Limerick coursing meeting
09 Ask TDs to vote against an additional €16 million in funding for cruel greyhound industry
06 Fine Gael Senator Ray Butler sends "best wishes" to cruel hare coursers
05 "Ban fur farming in Ireland" protest in Laois
02 "Shocking crowds, rotten image": Greyhound racing "in serious trouble"
01 Wax Museum joins calls for ban on horrific hare coursing
30 Hares continuing to suffer in Ireland's cruel coursing: Latest evidence
30 Balaclava-clad thug launches attack while ICABS gathers evidence of hare coursing cruelty
26 Captive hares video goes viral, sparks fresh calls for coursing ban
25 Hares injured and killed at cruel coursing "rehearsal"
17 Voucher Cloud scraps greyhound racing 2-for-1 discount
13 White Sands Hotel in Kerry continuing to sponsor cruel coursing
10 Greyhound industry gets another €16 million in Budget 2018
06 Dail debate highlights suffering of animals
06 Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind rejects greyhound track fundraiser
05 Fine Gael Councillor calling for cull of Ireland's rarest wild mammal
03 "Cruelty to animals is unacceptable and won’t be tolerated": Dail debate on Tuesday 3rd October
28 Irish hares running for their lives as cruel hare coursing continues in Kerry and Clare
21 Robert Troy TD pushing for public funds for "animal abuse" industry
20 "End Greyhound Racing" protest outside Shelbourne Park on Saturday 23 September
19 Doping of dogs in the Irish greyhound industry
06 Maldron Hotels thanked for removing greyhound racing leaflets
30 Another season of suffering for hares as Minister issues 2017-18 coursing licence
31 Parkinson’s Association thanked for rejecting greyhound track fundraising
30 Hope Foundation thanked for rejecting greyhound track fundraising
29 Wind turbine awareness group urged to cancel greyhound track fundraiser
24 Wildlife Service outrageously claims capturing hares not an animal welfare issue
17 Please support the upcoming "End Greyhound Racing" protests
28 Agriculture Minister won't say how much of greyhound track loan repaid
27 Urge Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to stop Ireland's shameful animal cruelty
22 Stop licensing cruel coursing: Renewed appeal to Minister Humphreys
17 €23 million for greyhound track that may be worth €2 million
16 6 reasons to say NO to greyhound racing
09 Another Irish horse killed at UK racecourse after breaking leg
31 Mid Ireland Tourism promoting greyhound racing and hunting
30 Cystic Fibrosis Ireland urged to reject greyhound track fundraiser
24 Barry's Tea urged to stop sponsoring greyhound racing
16 Personal friends: Irish Greyhound Board chairman and Pat Deering TD
31 Calls for urgent end to export of Irish greyhounds to Pakistan
28 Tommy Broughan's new bill aims to restrict export of Irish greyhounds
22 Fine Gael TDs' greyhound used in cruel coursing
22 Tourism Ireland urged to stop promoting greyhound racing
15 2 Irish MEPs vote against proposal to ban cruel rabbit battery cages
03 Fox savaged by hounds in Cork: Renewed calls for ban on foxhunting
28 Protest against Coolnakilla Harriers hunt - Sunday 5th March
27 Political Focus: Senator Michelle Mulherin (Fine Gael, Mayo)
24 I support coursing: Shameful statement from Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae
21 Greyhound trainer banned in Australia now working in Ireland
12 Remembering anti-bloodsports politician Brendan McGahon
06 Shocking coursing cruelty exposed on RTE's Claire Byrne Live
02 Maureen O'Sullivan TD challenges massive grants to dying greyhound industry
31 Shame on Dublin Coach for sponsorsing cruel hare coursing and running coursing bus service
24 "Such a gross over-estimate, it's almost laughable": Politicians doubt greyhound industry's jobs claim
18 Health Service urged to end hare coursing project at Ballina centre
17 Join our protest against hare coursing and greyhound racing
11 Order of Malta responds to animal cruelty appeal by blocking ICABS
11 Cut in government funding for animal welfare groups
06 Hunt hounds force traffic to standstill on busy Cork road
05 Minister Creed wants over €7 million more funding for horse and greyhound racing
News - 2016
23 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2017
22 Major charities reject foxhunt fundraisers
22 Car dealer told by Renault that advertising in hare coursing booklet is "unacceptable"
16 Fund life-saving medication instead of horse and greyhound racing
16 NPWS recommends suspension of Rathdowney coursing club licence after disappearance of hares
14 Massive government grants to greyhound and horse racing industries
09 Senator wants government to continue giving €285,000 PER WEEK to "wonderful" greyhound industry
08 'Less and less people are going to the dogs': Politicians discuss Ireland's dying greyhound industry
02 Livelihoods of farmers matter more than thousands of snared badgers: Minister Creed
02 Hare massacre being investigated by Wildlife Service
30 Maureen O'Sullivan TD challenges Minister on view that "muzzling has prevented harm coming to hares"
24 Hare severely mauled and dumped in box at Limerick coursing meeting
16 Sinn Fein politicians ignore appeal and again wish "best of luck" to cruel coursers
16 Hare Preservation Trust calls for ban on cruel hare coursing
29 Shocking video footage confirms suffering continues for hares in cruel coursing
28 I have no plans to stop giving millions of euro to greyhound industry: Minister Creed
27 Hare severely mauled at Loughrea coursing, renewed calls for ban
07 "Stop grant aiding the dying greyhound industry"
16 Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Councillors join calls for bloodsports ban
15 Burned, Starved, Mutilated: Another victim of Ireland's cruel greyhound industry
09 Dublin Rathdown TD Josepha Madigan defends cruel hare coursing
06 Sligo Mayor expresses support for ban on bloodsports
30 Longford Fine Gael councillor pushing for pine marten cull
19 Another season of suffering for Irish hares as more coursing licences issued
12 The Bill to Ban Hare Coursing: How TDs and parties voted
09 3 injured hares released into the wild after coursing
04 "I am against any form of animal cruelty": New Lord Mayor of Dublin, Brendan Carr
03 USI president joins calls for ban on cruel hare coursing
03 Irish Animal Welfare Party launched in Limerick
31 Not content with blocking coursing ban, Minister now hacking hedges
27 Eurocamp removes suggestion to visit French bullfighting festival
23 Two anti-coursing party leaders among 114 who voted against ban on hare coursing
22 Thanks for attending protest against TDs who rejected coursing ban
14 Protest against politicians who rejected bill to ban cruel coursing
13 Judge eulogises foxhunters during court case
10 "Mockery of democracy": Columnist condemns Dail rejection of coursing bill
08 Hares netted and used as live bait for dogs are "in the care of" coursing clubs, Minister says
07 Anti-coursing Sinn Fein leader votes against coursing ban
06 114 TDs shamefully reject bill to ban cruel hare coursing
23 Watch: Dail debate on bill to ban hare coursing
24 Report reveals latest victims of Ireland's cruel hare coursing
24 MAJOR CAMPAIGN DEVELOPMENT - DAIL TO VOTE ON BILL TO BAN HARE COURSING
24 Foxhunt internships are an abuse of JobBridge scheme - John Brady TD
24 International Protests: Stop exporting greyhounds to Macau
20 Brendan Howlin and Labour Party urged to push for ban on Ireland's cruel bloodsports
19 Robert Troy TD raises issue of animal cruelty in Ireland’s greyhound racing industry
12 Foxhunt internship gone from JobBridge website
12 Irish greyhounds at risk of horrific injuries at Chinese racetrack
03 Actress Pauline McLynn to join greyhound demo in Dublin on Wednesday May 4th
27 Stop the export of Irish greyhounds to China: Join the demo on Wednesday 4th May
19 Seanad Election 2016 - where do the candidates stand on animal cruelty issues?
14 They "will die there": Irish greyhounds exported to China
08 Top European ticket agent stops selling bullfight tickets
0 Sports Travel Guru thanked for removing bullfight suggestion
25 Ireland is "a long way from being progressive in animal welfare"
16 Fox desperately jumps over river during Wexford hunt
11 "Foxes are lovely animals": 10-year-old calls for ban on foxhunting
09 A job to kill for: Dept of Social Protection offering foxhunt internship
04 Dail 32: Where do the newly elected TDs stand on animal cruelty issues?
21 Sunday Independent columnist calls for referendum on Ireland's bloodsports
12 General Election 2016: Where do the candidates stand on animal issues?
12 General Election 2016: Where do the parties stand on animal cruelty issues?
29 Padraic Pearse would ban hare coursing
20 Join the protest against cruel hare coursing – Sunday 31st January, Clonmel
15 Renewed appeal to Order of Malta to disassociate from cruel hare coursing
08 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Sligo and Kilkenny
08 Sportsfile photo agency profiting from animal cruelty images
News - 2015
18 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2016
18 Green Party to push for bloodsports ban, if in government after 2016 election
18 Limerick veterinary surgeon sponsors hare coursing
17 Read Animal Voice - Issue 06, 2015
17 Sadness at death of "true friend of the animals" councillor, Pat Kavanagh
15 Renewed appeal to charities to reject hunt fundraisers
11 Urge St Vincent’s Hospital to reject foxhunting fundraiser
11 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues at Westport/Castletowngeoghegan and Cappoquin/Dungarvan
10 Glanbia responds to criticism over association with cruel hare coursing
09 €1 million for foxhunt point-to-point racing from taxpayer-funded HRI
08 Renewed appeal to Realex to stop facilitating sale of tickets to animal cruelty event
04 Assault, intimidation and theft at Limerick hare coursing meeting
03 Tributes paid in Seanad Eireann to anti-bloodsports Senator, Jack Fitzsimons
01 Workers' Party councillor "fully opposed to hare coursing"
01 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Athy, Old Kilcullen, Glanworth, Gorey, Newcastlewest, Rathdowney
30 Lucinda Creighton thinks animal cruelty tourism would give Irish economy a boost
27 "I have no plans to ban hare coursing": Shameful statement from Simon Coveney
26 “I am in favour of a ban on Ireland’s cruel bloodsports” – Actor/Comedian Joe Rooney
20 Vincent Browne denounces hare coursing as torture to animals
12 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Cavan, Clonmel and Ballyduff
11 Glanbia and Gain Animal Feeds associating with Ireland’s cruel hare coursing
11 3 Sinn Fein politicians wish "best of luck" to cruel coursers
05 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues in Listowel, Carlow and Nenagh
05 Major blow to coursing: Australian company pulls ad from Irish Coursing Club website
04 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues today and tomorrow (Galway & Oranmore)
30 Dozens of agitated hares trapped in Balbriggan coursing field
29 Shame on 3 FG MEPs who voted to keep bullfight subsidies
28 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Freshford (Co Kilkenny)
28 Major EU victory in fight against bullfighting
23 Read Animal Voice - Issue 05, 2015
23 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Charleville, Thurles, Miltown Malbay, Ballinagar, Castleisland and Waterford
22 Double protests against cruel hare coursing in Edenderry
15 Limerick TD asks why a hunter's licence was delayed
13 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty continues this week in Fermoy
13 Willie O'Dea TD expresses support for ban on hare coursing
09 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend at Westmeath, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary
06 Protest against hare coursing in Edenderry - Saturday, October 17th
06 Brian May condemns Ireland's cruel hare coursing as 'disgusting so-called sport' that 'belongs in history'
30 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend at Glin and Ennis Clarecastle
30 Coursers plead guilty to poaching hares on Boora bog nature reserve
24 Maureen O'Sullivan TD questions Minister about post mortems on hares killed during coursing
24 Shocking false claim about hare coursing from Minister Humphreys' office
23 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
11 "Finally we’ve managed to convince the local farmer to ban hunting from his land"
09 TicketsMarket UK removes links to bullfighting tickets
09 Demand an end to the cruel "Toro de la Vega" festival in Tordesillas, Spain
03 Stag party company thanked for removing Algarve bullfight option
01 Boycott Bullfighting - Download and share the ICABS leaflet
28 "Animals need to be protected" says Minister who facilitates Ireland's worst cruelty
28 Urge Minister Humphreys to stop Kilflynn hare coursing meeting
27 LateDeals thanked for removing suggestions to visit Spanish and Portuguese bullrings
20 Online travel agent, Sunshine, thanked for deleting suggestion to visit Cancun bullring
19 Minister Humphreys shamefully licenses another coursing season
14 Numerous breaches of last year's coursing licences. What will Minister Humphreys' response be?
12 Minister Humphreys urged to refuse hare coursing licence
11 NetFlights thanked for removing suggestion to visit Mexican bullfight
07 Successful Dublin demos highlight cruelty of coursing and bullfighting
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 04, 2015
30 Success: Easons putting graphic hunting magazines out of reach of children
29 Double demo in Dublin to demand end to cruel coursing and bullfighting
24 Spanish Tourism shamefully promoting bullfighting to Irish holidaymakers
21 Student travel company removes list containing cruelty festivals
15 Social Democrats TDs support ban on bloodsports
09 USIT Travel urged to stop recommending cruel Pamplona bullrun
08 "Boycott the Bullrings" demo - 10th July 2015 at Dublin Airport
25 More and more Irish badgers being cruelly snared and killed
26 Minister questioned about bait digging, shellfish collecting and crabbing on Bull Island
25 Refuse a 2015-16 coursing licence: Contact Minister Humphreys now
24 Labour Party urged to push for ban on Ireland's cruel bloodsports
24 Labour Party politicians in favour of a ban on bloodsports
19 EuroVenture thanked for removing bullfighting and bullrunning content
19 Fine Gael urged to ban Ireland's cruel bloodsports
19 Fine Gael politicians in favour of bloodsports ban
19 Minister Humphreys asked if she will consider not renewing hare coursing licences
16 Sinn Fein urged to support ban on cruel bloodsports
16 Sinn Fein politicians in favour of bloodsports ban
12 Animal cruelty reported at Limerick hare coursing meeting
11 Secretive animal welfare conference in Farmleigh on Friday
09 Pack Your Bags Travel thanked for removing bullfighting from list of holiday attractions
09 Jack Charlton and cruel mink hunting
05 Northern Sound interview: ICABS highlights coursing cruelty
05 TV3's Pete the Vet expresses support for bloodsports ban
03 Renewed appeal to cricket club to stop using coursing field
03 Westmeath Cllr: Hunts can cause more damage than an entire parish
02 Coursers get over 100,000 Euro from taxpayer-funded Greyhound Board
29 NPWS issue thousands of licences for killing of protected animals
27 Minister asked why no sanctions for coursers who breached licence conditions
26 Irish badgers are being culled in horrific circumstances
15 Hares continuing to suffer and die in Ireland's cruel coursing
12 Read Animal Voice - Issue 03, 2015
08 Urge Order of Malta to disassociate from cruel hare coursing
07 Irish hares being persecuted by hunters, coursers and shooters
01 Three fur farms remain in Ireland - demand a fur farming ban now
01 Veterinary Council refuses to restrict vet participation in bloodsports
29 Smell led ranger to injured hare in box at coursing meeting
24 Minister Humphreys Rolls Over For Hare Coursers
22 Holiday Hypermarket thanked for removing bullfighting references from website
17 TDs Paul Murphy and Tommy Broughan question Minister about extinction of Bull Island hares
09 Badgers avoid cattle: Landmark finding in Irish badger study
09 About.com asked to stop publicising cruel bullfighting events
03 No escape for fox who tried to find refuge in tree at Wexford hunt
03 Vet and FBD Insurance 'equine specialist' at County Clare foxhunt
02 Hares feared extinct on Dublin's North Bull Island
01 Carlow–Kilkenny By-election 2015: Where do the candidates stand on animal cruelty?
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 02, 2015
12 Maureen O'Sullivan TD moves bill to ban cruel hare coursing
12 Le Boat thanked for removing bullfights from "Top 10 secret gems" list
12 Hays Travel thanked for removing bullfighting reference from website
11 Disturbing Westmeath Foxhunt video emerges
10 Appeal to Easons to act against graphic hunting magazines
06 Urge Mullingar school to reject foxhunt’s fundraiser
27 Minister Simon Coveney admits to participating in cruel foxhunting
20 8 hounds shot dead by sheep farmer following sheep attack during hunt
19 Irish foxhunting groups continuing to enjoy tax exemption
18 Labour senator shamefully commends cruel coursers
06 Deer narrowly avoids collision with car during hunt in Ashbourne
05 Clare Daly TD moves Bill to ban hare coursing and close stag hunting loophole
03 Free the Powerstown Park Hares
28 Read Animal Voice - Issue 01, 2015
28 Kill greyhounds, don't rehome them - Callous advice from Irish Coursing Club
28 Drug problem haunting Irish greyhound industry
23 Join the protests against cruel hare coursing - Jan 30th Dublin and Feb 2nd Clonmel
22 AlphaRooms.com thanked for removing bullfighting references from website
22 Foxes run for their lives as hunt welcomed to Ashford Castle
22 Protest against hare coursing sponsor, BoyleSports - Friday, January 30th
21 Justice Minister questioned about hunt "blatantly ignoring legislation"
21 Dublin Coach's shameful hare coursing offer
16 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
16 Osprey Holidays thanked for removing bullfighting reference from Seville page
16 Fox pursued by 37 hounds for over 13 miles
15 Budget Travel thanked for removing bullfighting references
15 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this week in Macroom, Co Cork
13 Millstreet TD urged to join calls for end to cruel hare coursing in town park
13 Respa Beds owner and Westmeath county hurler at foxhunt
07 Appeal to Millstreet GAA: Join calls for end to coursing on football field
06 Shameful animal cruelty in Millstreet's town park
News - 2014
23 Read Animal Voice - Issue 12, 2014
23 Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2015
19 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend in Kilkenny and Donegal
19 Realex urged to stop facilitating sale of tickets to animal cruelty event
18 Minister Simon Coveney: I have no plans to ban hare coursing
18 Crushing blow to convicted hare coursers in UK
17 Over 28,000 sign petition for a ban on Ireland's cruel coursing
17 Gardai standing next to coursers' catering tent were on traffic duty
16 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this week in Borris-in-Ossory
16 Companies asked to stop selling bullfighting tickets
12 Joe Walsh Tours thanked for removing suggestion to visit bullfight
12 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
11 Joe Walsh Tours urged to stop encouraging tourists to "watch bullfighting"
11 Justice Minister: Ward Union deer incident under investigation
11 Minister urged to close loophole being exploited by deer hunters
10 Leading stag do company drops suggestion to visit bullfight
10 Oliver's Travels thanked for removing bullfighting lessons
05 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
28 Read Animal Voice - Issue 11, 2014
27 Irish hares running for their lives as cruel hare coursing continues
27 Urge Limerick bishop to end clergy involvement in cruel hare coursing
26 Foxes suffering appalling fates due to Simon Coveney's failure to ban terrierwork
25 Scrap metal company urged to scrap coursing sponsorship
25 Help reduce animal deaths on the roads
21 Ireland's cruel hare coursing continues this weekend
20 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Foxhunting is "absolutely disgraceful"
19 Death of anti-bloodsports politician Jack Fitzsimons
14 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Cavan, Clonmel, Ardpatrick and Ballyduff
13 Calls for Millstreet Town Park to stop hosting cruel hare coursing
12 Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council urged not to trap or kill foxes
07 Dublin marathon timing company proud of hare coursing involvement
04 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Galway & Oranmore, Carlow, Listowel and Nenagh
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 10, October 2014
29 Irish greyhounds killed to teach UCD veterinary students
28 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Freshford (Co Kilkenny), Limerick City and Leinster Open/Trim
24 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Miltown Malbay, Charleville, Thurles, Ballinagar, Castleisland and Waterford
23 Coursing club gets slap on the wrist for intimidating ranger
23 Shame on Fine Gael MEPs for abstaining in EU animal cruelty vote
23 Coursing cruelty continues this week in Mallow, Co Cork
21 Coursing cruelty continues today at New Ross, Co Wexford
17 Coursing cruelty continues this weekend in Crohane & Killenaule, Loughrea, Edenderry, Abbeydorney
17 €13.6 million budget jackpot for greyhound industry
17 Why were 3 uniformed Gardaí present at Glin hare coursing meeting?
17 Petition: Stop EU subsidies for bullfighting
16 Limerick Diocese condones hare coursing cruelty
15 Ireland's coursing cruelty continues this week in Fermoy
10 Dept of Agriculture orders 25,000 badger body bags
10 Ireland's coursing cruelty continues this weekend
10 Priest blesses field of nightmares
08 By-elections 2014: Where do the candidates stand on animal cruelty
03 Actress Mary McEvoy: "I don't believe in hunting or shooting"
03 Urge Minister Humphreys to stop Mallow hare coursing meet
02 Coillte defends its hosting of barbarism
29 Read Animal Voice - Issue 08, August 2014
27 Minister Humphreys Licenses Cruel Wildlife Abuse
25 Coillte urged to bar hunters from Galway wood
22 Unbelievable: Minister claims badger snaring "does not involve snares"
13 Companies urged to scrap discounts for wildlife killers
08 Heather Humphreys - Halt the hare horror
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 07, July 2014
23 Ireland's hare coursing cruelty catalogue 2014
23 Tell Agriculture Minister, Taoiseach and Tanaiste to ban fur farming NOW
23 Minister Coveney approves painful mutilation of dogs
15 Deadline for submissions on fur farming - Friday 18th July
09 Stars from the world of entertainment call for ban on Ireland's cruel fur farming
02 Urge Minister Simon Coveney to 'Scrap the code of practice. Ban fur farming now'
02 8 out of 10 want fur farming banned in Ireland: opinion poll
30 Read Animal Voice - Issue 06, June 2014
25 Meath deer hunt report under investigation
25 Irish Rail to take action over hunters on Tipperary track
24 Farmers Against Foxhunting condemn hunt blessing
24 Iglu Cruise thanked for removing suggestion to watch bullfight festival
24 Holiday Transfers thanked for removing suggestion to attend bullfight
24 Abercrombie & Kent thanked for removing bullfight references from website
18 Hunters on rail line: Irish Rail urged to take action
13 Minister Coveney: I am aware a large body of people want coursing banned
13 Burleigh Travel thanked for removing bullfight references from website
12 Meet Ireland's rarest native mammal
11 Kilkenny priest urged to stop hunt blessings
06 Hare coursers back on Galway Bay's Island Eddy
06 Revealed: Bloodsports enthusiasts at Coveney's "animal welfare" conference
06 Online shopping website Fruugo thanked for removing glue traps
30 Read Animal Voice - Issue 05, May 2014
30 Minister Michael Noonan thinks "coursing is not an issue"
30 Snared fox was "crying like a child"
29 How can we talk about animal welfare and condone cruelty?
28 Success for anti-bloodsports candidates in elections
28 Death of anti-bullfighting campaigner, Tony Moore
20 Outrage as hunters and terriermen invited to Coveney's 'animal welfare' conference
20 European Elections 2014: Candidates and Animal Issues
30 Read Animal Voice - Issue 04, 2014
30 NPWS issue licence to kill Ireland's rarest mammal
18 Join the protest against animal cruelty - Friday, May 16th, 12-2pm
18 One in Four urged to reject fundraiser auction that includes foxhunting
17 Death of ICABS campaigner, Pat Patterson
16 Senator concerned about "integrity" of hare coursing
16 Renewed appeal to Taoiseach and Tanaiste to ban hare coursing
10 Hunting mag highlights carnage in Irish countryside
10 IceLolly.com thanked for removing bullfight reference from Madrid guide
03 Hospice Foundation thanked for dropping bullfight-themed images
31 Read Animal Voice - Issue 03, 2014
28 MyCharity.ie thanked for removing bullrun from fundraising list
21 Foxhunting Cruelty: A focus on earth blocking
20 Just Resorts thanked for removing bullring from "Marbella holiday highlights"
20 Ticketmaster asked to stop selling tickets to cruel bullfights
19 Exclusive GP thanked for removing bullfighting reference from website
14 Happy St Patrick's Day to all our friends and supporters
12 "Corrupt Science": BBC upholds complaint against Irish badger snaring article
11 Local and European Elections 2014: Candidates and Animal Issues
07 Pet food company Kasko asked to disassociate from cruel hare coursing
07 Complaints to Westmeath Examiner over front page foxhunters
06 Ireland is still a cruel country - Maureen O'Sullivan TD
06 Letter to Editor: Threat to the Irish Hare is a horror story that shames us
06 Charities urged to reject hunt fundraisers
04 Contiki urged to stop encouraging holidaymakers to attend bullfight
28 Read Animal Voice - Issue 02, 2014
26 Protest against coursing - this Sunday 2nd March
26 American Airlines removes bullfighting references from website
12 Surehaul asked to disassociate from hare coursing
12 New ICABS petition calls for end to cruel badger snaring
11 Ricky Gervais highlights ICABS petitions to 5.5 million
07 Hare coursing president manhandles women
07 UK hotel disassociates from Ireland's cruel hare coursing
06 Shame on BoyleSports for sponsoring Ireland's cruel hare coursing
03 Read Animal Voice - Issue 01, 2014
31 Festival of coursing cruelty kicks of at Clonmel this weekend
31 Gorey Councillor horrified that cruel coursing continues
29 Ganly Walters asked to remove foxhunting from property listings
22 Renewed appeal to Simon Coveney to ban digging-out and terrierwork
22 Call on Clonmel Park Hotel to stop publicising cruel hare coursing
22 Protest against hare coursing - Monday, February 3rd
21 Courser's claim that hares are treated well is laughable
17 NY.T.Roma Hotel thanked for removing bullfighting from activities page
16 Irish Rail urged to stop allowing hunts to cross tracks at unattended level crossings
16 Paralyzed hunt hound left to die on Athlone train track
16 "I love hunt pictures": Westmeath Councillor
15 Macroom urged to reject cruel hare coursing
14 Irish Rail must prosecute hunt that trespassed on to rail line
14 Two hounds killed in train collision, News & Star reports
10 Elavon/Realex urged to stop facilitating sale of coursing tickets
09 Dublin Coach company's coursing connection
07 Hunting image in Westmeath Hospice calendar
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