“I would like to confirm that I am against blood sports including hare coursing and fox hunting.” Cllr Stephen Cunningham (Sinn Fein, Cork City Council) in a text message to ICABS, November 2014.
The views of other Cork City Councillors…
Cllr Mick Barry (Socialist Party/Anti Austerity Alliance, Cork City Council)
“I am opposed to blood ‘sports’ and ‘sports’ that involve cruelty to animals. I am also opposed to wild animal circuses and favour a Council ban on them. I am equally opposed to foxhunting and hare coursing.” from an email to ICABS, May 2014.
Cllr Mick Finn (Independent, Cork City Council)
“I personally don’t like fox hunting or coursing, but I know that hunting has been around for centuries in Ireland. Many abhor but many also participate in these events.” March 2014.
Cllr Marion O’Sullivan (Anti Austerity Alliance, Cork City Council)
“Yes I am [in favour of a ban on hare coursing and fox hunting]” from a text message to ICABS, November 2014.
Cllr Mary Shields (Fianna Fail, Cork City Council)
“I am totally against any type of cruelty to animals. It abhors me to think anyone would cause pain or harm to an animal.”
Cllr Ted Tynan (Workers Party, Cork City Council)
“Very much yes [in favour of a ban on hare coursing and fox hunting].” from a text message to ICABS, November 2014.
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