2019 Local Election Candidates and Animal Cruelty Issues – Donegal

24 Apr

elections 2019

The views of 2019 Local Election Candidates (Donegal) in relation to animal cruelty issues. Please support compassionate candidates and reject those who defend animal cruelty.

Cllr Gary Doherty (Sinn Fein, Donegal, Lifford-Stranorlar)
“I am opposed to any form of blood sports and any activity which perpetuates undue and inhumane cruelty to animals.” from a text message to ICABS, June 2015.

Cllr Liam Doherty (Sinn Fein, Donegal, Lifford-Stranorlar)
“I am in favour of a ban on hare coursing and foxhunting with dogs but I [believe] that the fox population needs to be controlled in some way preferably by shooting them which I think is the most humane way.” from a text message to ICABS, February 2015.

Cllr Michael Cholm Mac Giolla Esbuig (Independent, Donegal, Glenties)
“Totally opposed to bloodsports” in a call to ICABS, January 2015.

Cllr John O’Donnell (Independent, Donegal, Milford)
“I totally disagree with the torture that these poor animals are put through [in hare coursing and fox hunting].” from a text message to ICABS, November 2014.

Cllr Patrick McGowan (Fianna Fail, Donegal, Lifford-Stranorlar)
“Personally, I am against cruelty to any one.” from a text message to ICABS, October 2014.

Cyril Brennan (People Before Profit, Donegal)
People Before Profit’s Animal Welfare policies include: Introduce a complete ban on the hunting of wild mammals with hounds, Introduce a complete ban on coursing live hares, Ban fur farming and End badger culling by traps, snares and shooting – http://www.pbp.ie/policies/animal-welfare-policy/

See the full list of Donegal candidates at
https://www.rte.ie/news/elections-2019/2019/0505/1047622-donegal-county-council/

Find out the views of candidates in other constituencies
https://banbloodsports.wordpress.com/2019/04/24/2019-election-and-animal-cruelty-issues

Find out the views of European election candidates
https://banbloodsports.wordpress.com/2019/03/26/european-election-candidates-and-animal-cruelty-issues/

If you are a candidate and wish to provide a statement outlining your views on animal cruelty issues, please email it to us at info@banbloodsports.com 

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