Ask Limerick Racecourse to reject hare coursing
19 February 2013
The management of Limerick Racecourse is being asked to view footage of hares hit and mauled at the venue and stop hosting the cruel blood sport. The Irish Cup coursing meet is due to take place again at the racecourse this month. Please join our appeal now.
In February 2012, ICABS filmed hares being severely mauled at this event. See video footage below and respond to our action alert now.
Videos: Cruelty to hares at Limerick Racecourse
Ask Limerick Racecourse to stop hosting hare coursing.
Contact Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney and demand that the exemptions for coursing and hunting be removed from the Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012.
Minister Simon Coveney
Department of Agriculture
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. Ask them to show compassion for wildlife and introduce an immediate ban on bloodsports.
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny
Department of the Taoiseach,
An Tanaiste, Eamon Gilmore
Office of the Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade,
Tel: 01 6183566 (Dail) or 01 408 2000 (Iveagh House)
Contact all your local TDs now. Demand that they urgently push for bans on coursing and foxhunting.
If you prefer to post a letter to your TDs, address your correspondence to:
Please also arrange a meeting with your TDs at their local clinics. Contact us for details.
Videos: Coursing Cruelty
How to eliminate the hare from coursing
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