Live Hare Coursing is a horrific form of animal cruelty that most Irish people want outlawed.

Here is a brief film of hare coursing as practised in Ireland:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D58qbzC-GI4&feature=player_embedded

  (March 2013) There are renewed calls to politicians to ban hare coursing in Ireland in the wake of the horrific scenes of cruelty filmed at the so-called "Irish Cup" hare coursing event in County Limerick...Here's hoping that Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) will at long last listen to public opinion and BAN this obscenity:   Here is the footage captured at the event...   http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/animal-rights-group-urges-racecourse-to-stop-hosting-hare-coursing-586297.html

Letter to
Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland Enda Kenny TD
Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland Joan Burton
NPWS
and 8 others
Emer McGeough
Keven Cahillane
Wildlife License authority
Irish Wildlife Service
Gerry Leckey
Leader of Fianna Fail Party Micheal Martin TD
Leader of Sinn Fein Party Gerry Adams TD
Minister for Arts and Heritage Ms. Heather Humphreys TD
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Enda Kenny TD.

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Please support the upcoming Bill to ban the cruel practise of Live Hare Coursing in Ireland. Despite muzzling of greyhounds, hares continue to be horribly mauled and subjected to appalling injuries and recent film footage obtained at a major hare coursing event proves this.

Live Hare Coursing is a horrific form of animal cruelty that most Irish people want outlawed. Please think of the animals cruelly ill-treated in this evil practise and of your country's reputation. End this barbaric practise.
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Sincerely,