02. Coursing is in decline in Ireland - Help finish it
In 1935, there were 219 coursing clubs in Ireland. In 2012, there are 89. There is no doubt that harecoursing is in decline but its end can't come soon enough. Save thousands of Irish hares from anotherseason of suffering - take action now to help bring coursing to an end.
Email "I am one of the majority opposed to hare coursing. I urge you to back an immediate ban on this shamefulcruelty" to all of Ireland's TDs. It only takes a few minutes at http://www.contact.ie/contactIf you are a landowner, make your land off-limits to those netting hares for coursing. Download a notice<http://www.banbloodsports.com/ln110812.htm> and display it on the boundaries of your property. For moreadvice on keeping hunters and coursers off your property, visit our Landowners page<http://www.banbloodsports.com/farmers.htm>View our new poster at http://www.scribd.com/doc/104287721/Cruel-Hare-Coursing-is-in-Decline
Contact Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney and demand that a ban on coursing and foxhunting is included inthe Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2012.Minister Simon CoveneyDepartment of AgricultureAgriculture House,Kildare Street, Dublin 2.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: 01-607 2000 or LoCall 1890-200510.Fax: 01-661 1013.Urgently contact An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and An Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore. Ask them to show compassion for wildlife and introduce an immediate ban on coursing and foxhunting.An Taoiseach, Enda KennyDepartment of the Taoiseach,Telephone: 01-6194020An Tanaiste, Eamon GilmoreOffice of the Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade,Tel: 01 6183566 (Dail) or 01 408 2000 (Iveagh House)Email Both: email@example.com;firstname.lastname@example.org