Parliamentary Questions and Answers
Question 366 - Answered on 30 January, 2001
Tony Gregory: To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural Development the number of hares killed and those injured at the Abbeyfeale coursing meeting held on 1 and 2 January 2001.
For WRITTEN answer on 30 January, 2001.
Ref No: 1149/01
Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (Mr. Walsh): At the Abbeyfeale coursing meeting on 1 January 2001 two hares were reported killed by greyhounds and two injured. I understand that a further three hares died in the compound immediately after the meeting and that nine hares died subsequently. Post mortem results are awaited on some of these. No coursing took place on 2 January 2001.