Clare Councillors and Animal Cruelty Issues

28 Aug

Political Views / Councillors

The views of councillors in relation to hare coursing, foxhunting and other animal cruelty issues. Please contact councillors and urge them to push for a ban on hunting, coursing, greyhound racing and all activities involving cruelty to animals. If councillors express support for activities involving animal cruelty, please let them know that their stance will affect your future voting decisions.

Cllr Mike McKee (Sinn Fein, Clare County Council)
“Always was and always will be in favour of a complete ban [on hare coursing and fox hunting].” from a text message to ICABS, November 2014.

Roisin Garvey (Green Party, Clare, Ennistymon)
The Green Party is in favour of a ban on bloodsports, including fox hunting, hare coursing, hare hunting and mink hunting. It also supports a ban on fur farming and an end to the Department of Agriculture’s cruel snaring and killing of badgers. See the party’s full animal welfare policy document at https://www.greenparty.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Green-Party-Animal-Welfare-Policy_June-20151.pdf

Contact Clare Councillors and ask them where they stand on animal cruelty issues. Find contact details at https://www.clarecoco.ie/your-council/about-the-council/councillors/

If you are a Councillor 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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