More Councillors express opposition to bloodsports

12 Feb

More Councillors from around Ireland have recently expressed their opposition to hare coursing and foxhunting. Below are a selection of comments received by ICABS.

“I am completely and utterly opposed to hare coursing and most emphatically support a ban.” Cllr Deirdre Wadding (People Before Profit, Wexford County Council).

“My position is that I am against wanton, malicious and deliberate cruelty against animals.” Cllr Daire Nolan (Independent, Wicklow County Council).

“I am in favour of a ban on hare coursing and foxhunting” Cllr John O’Rourke (Independent, Wexford County Council).

“I would not condone these types of activity [hare coursing and foxhunting].” Cllr Gerry Walsh (Fianna Fail, Wicklow County Council).

“Yes I am against foxhunting and all bloodsports.” Cllr Seamus O’Boyle (People Before Profit, Sligo County Council).

“I am not a supporter of this form of ‘sport’ [hare coursing and foxhunting]” Cllr Kieran Mahon (Anti-Austerity Alliance, South Dublin County Council).

“Yes, I am against these cruel activities [hare coursing and fox hunting] and against cruelty to animals in general.” Cllr Ronan McMahon (Independent, South Dublin County Council).

“Yes absolutely on both counts [in favour of a ban on hare coursing and fox hunting].” Cllr Mick Murphy (Anti-Austerity Alliance, South Dublin County Council).

“Totally against [hare coursing and fox hunting]. These are barbaric practices.” Cllr Padraig McNally (Fianna Fail, Monaghan County Council)

Find out the views of other Councillors, TDs and Senators at http://www.banbloodsports.com/views.htm Please contact all your local politicians and urge them to push for a ban on bloodsports.

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