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Petition to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Agriculture Minister Michael Creed, National Parks and Wildlife Service Licensing Unit, Office of the Minister for Arts and Heritage, NPWS Licensing Unit / Gerry Leckey, Micheál Martin TD, Gerry Adams TD, Brendan Howlin TD, Tanaiste Simon Coveney, TD, Peter Fitzpatrick, TD, Jackie Cahill, TD, Dara Calleary, TD, Shane Cassells, TD, Timmy Dooley, TD, Josepha Madigan, TD, Patrick O'Donovan, TD, Robert Troy, TD, Sean Sherlock, TD, Willie Penrose, TD, Mary Mitchell O'Connor, TD, Mattie McGrath, TD, Bernard Durkan, TD, Michael Harty, TD, Martin Kenny, TD, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, TD, Patrick Deering, TD, Barry Cowen, TD, Michael D’Arcy, TD, Leo Varadkar, TD, Willie O'Dea, TD, Paul Kehoe, TD, Mary Lou McDonald, TD, Sean Haughey, TD, Andrew Doyle, TD, Paschal Donohoe, TD, John Fitzgerald

BAN CRUEL HARE COURSING

In Ireland's cruel coursing, thousands of hares are snatched from the wild in nets are forced to run for their lives from pairs of greyhounds. Every coursing season, hare injuries and deaths occur. All hares used suffer fear and stress.ACTION ALERT Contact all your local TDs and encourage them to back a ban on cruel hare coursing. Visit the Oireachtas website for names of TDs and their contact details http://www.oireachtas.ie/members-hist/default.asp?housetype=0&HouseNum=32&disp=memUrgently contact the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) and Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister). Urge them to ban hare coursing and give permanent protection to hares. An Taoiseach, Leo VaradkarDepartment of the Taoiseach,Government Buildings,Upper Merrion St, Dublin 2Telephone: +353 (0)1-6194020Email: taoiseach@taoiseach.gov.ie, leo.varadkar@oireachtas.ieTweet to: @campaignforLeoLeave a comment on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/campaignforleo/ Simon Coveney TD Tanaiste/Deputy Prime Minister Iveagh House 80 St Stephen's Green Dublin 2 Phone: +353 (0)1 408 2000 Email: simon.coveney@oireachtas.ie Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SimonCoveney Tweet to: @simoncoveney Urge the Minister for Arts and Heritage to stop licensing hare coursing Josepha Madigan TDMinister for Culture, Heritage & the GaeltachtPhone: +353 (0)1 631 3800Email: josepha.madigan@oireachtas.ieLeave a comment on Facebook: https://facebook.com/JosephaMadiganFGTweet to: @josephamadigan Witness the cruelty of hare coursing athttp://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRkXOvbUPNNjMc6LShwiiXBfnDAPbykf- Join the campaign for a ban on hare coursing athttp://www.banbloodsports.com/camp-hc.htm Support our campaign with a donationhttps://www.paypal.me/banbloodsports

Irish Council Against Blood Sports ICABS
17,582 supporters
Update posted 4 days ago

Petition to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Agriculture Minister Michael Creed TD, Andrew Doyle TD, Paschal Donohoe, Simon Coveney, Dept of Finance, Brendan Howlin TD, Micheál Martin TD

Irish Government: Stop Giving Millions of Euro to Cruel Greyhound Industry

Please sign our petition calling on the Irish Government to stop funding the cruel greyhound racing industry. The Irish Greyhound Board - which has control over track racing and hare coursing - received 16 million euro of hard-earned taxpayers' money in the latest budget (an increase of over a million euro compared to the previous year's figure), while other desperately needy sectors of Irish society saw cuts in grant aid.This despicable industry is responsible for the premature deaths of huge number of greyhounds, considered no longer fit to race on the track and those who don't make the grade. The average lifespan of a greyhound is 12-14 years, but Irish racing greyhounds can only expect to live 3-4 years. Also, many greyhounds are sent abroad to destinations that have little or no animal welfare protection legislation, where they are kept in appalling conditions and raced to death.It is also a corrupt industry with owners and trainers "openly admitting to doping" dogs as revealed on BBC and Channel 4 documentaries, while blooding (using hares, rabbits and small animals to keep the greyhounds keen) is an "open secret" in the industry.Given the ongoing fall in attendances at tracks, it is clear that the general public has little interest in greyhound racing. The Irish Government must stop wasting precious funds on this dying industry.An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar Government Buildings, Upper Merrion St, Dublin 2 Telephone: +353 (0)1 619 4020 Email: taoiseach@taoiseach.gov.ie, leo.varadkar@oireachtas.ie Leave a comment on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/campaignforleo/Tweet to: @campaignforLeo Paschal DonohoeMinister for FinanceEmail: paschal.donohoe@oireachtas.ie, minister@per.gov.iePhone: +353 (0)1 6045810Leave a comment on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PaschalDonohoe/Tweet to @PaschaldMichael CreedMinister for Agriculturemichael.creed@oir.ieAndrew Doyle TDMinister of State, Dept of Agricultureandrew.doyle@oireachtas.ie

Irish Council Against Blood Sports ICABS
31,324 supporters