Greyhound injuries and deaths at Shelbourne Park

9 Feb

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Shelbourne Park is one of the worst tracks in Ireland for greyhound injuries and deaths.

According to sickening Irish Greyhound Board statistics, at least 142 greyhounds suffered injuries there and 32 were destroyed by a track vet over the past four years alone.

This includes 37 injuries and 8 deaths in the first nine months of last year.

INJURIES AND DEATHS AT SHELBOURNE PARK

2018
(January to September)
37 injuries, 8 deaths

2017
21 injuries, 10 deaths

2016
51 injuries, 7 deaths

2015
33 injuries, 7 deaths
ACTION ALERT

Don’t attend greyhound races or fundraisers/hen parties/office parties held at greyhound tracks.

Join us in demanding an end to the government’s massive grants to the greyhound industry – €16.8 million for 2019, bringing to nearly a quarter of a billion euros the amount handed over since 2001. Contact Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe now.

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar
Government Buildings,
Upper Merrion St, Dublin 2
Telephone: +353 (0)1-6194020
Email: taoiseach@taoiseach.gov.ie; leo.varadkar@oireachtas.ie; finegael@finegael.ie
Tweet to: @campaignforLeo
Leave a comment on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/campaignforleo/

Paschal Donohoe TD
Minister for Finance
Email: paschal.donohoe@oireachtas.ie; minister@per.gov.ie
Phone: +353 (0)1 6045810
Leave a comment on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PaschalDonohoe/
Tweet to @Paschald

Please sign and share our petitions

Irish Government: Stop Giving Millions of Euro to Cruel Greyhound Industry
https://www.change.org/p/irish-government-stop-giving-millions-of-euro-to-cruel-greyhound-industry

Stop supporting the cruel greyhound industry
https://www.change.org/p/stop-supporting-the-cruel-greyhound-industry

GAA: Stop club fundraisers at greyhound tracks
https://www.change.org/p/gaa-stop-club-fundraisers-at-greyhound-tracks

REPORTED GREYHOUND INJURIES AND DEATHS AT IRISH TRACKS

2018: Injuries: 353. Deaths 121

2017: Injuries: 357. Deaths: 124

2016: Injuries: 427. Deaths: 139

2015: Injuries: 422. Deaths: 122

Greyhound injuries and deaths by track
(January to September 2018)

Clonmel 15, 06
Curraheen Park 22, 11
Dundalk 10, 06
Enniscorthy 23, 00
Galway 26, 06
Kilkenny 08, 02
Lifford 12, 06
Limerick 39, 10
Longford 07, 00
Mullingar 26, 12
Newbridge 14, 07
Shelbourne Park 37, 08
Thurles 06, 04
Tralee 20, 07
Waterford 08, 04
Youghal 10, 04

 

VIDEOS: Greyhounds suffering falls at Shelbourne Park

“Carnage” at Shelbourne Park

“A lot of trouble” at Shelbourne Park

Greyhound knocked over at Shelbourne Park

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