The Mayor of Clonmel in the Republic of Ireland has been criticised for referring to a hare coursing cruelty festival in his town as a "splendid occasion". Brought to Mayor Shoer's attention were the victims of coursing and the damage coursing does to Clonmel's reputation. Among the victims of coursing are hares with broken bones and dislocated hips. Every coursing season, hares suffer injuries and die during coursing - a bloodsport so cruel it is now illegal in the surrounding jurisdictions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Contact Mayor Shoer and tell him that the hare coursing finals are a deplorable display of animal cruelty which brings shame on Clonmel.
Mayor Billy Shoer
Tel: 052 6126769
Mobile: 086 1518247
Watch the Mayor Shoer interview on Youtube
Contact Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney now and demand a ban on hare coursing.
Minister Simon Coveney
Department of Agriculture
Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
CC: firstname.lastname@example.org (An Taoiseach)
Tel: 01-607 2884 or LoCall 1890-200510.
Fax: 01-661 1013.